Graduates in the NMSU Information Engineering Technology program will have:
An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of Information Engineering Technology; including:
- The use of current application software; the design and use of operating systems; and the analysis, design, testing, and documentation of computer programs for the use in information engineering technologies.
- The basic knowledge of digital electronics, electrical components, computer architecture and applications of microcomputer systems, telecommunications and digital signal propagation needed in data transport.
- The design techniques, analysis and the building, testing, operation and maintenance of networks, databases, security and computer systems (both hardware and software).
- The use of statistics and probability, discrete and/or Boolean mathematics, algebra, trigonometry and/or calculus mathematics in support of the analysis, design, and application of information engineering technologies.
- Project management techniques and teamwork necessary for successful information engineering technologies system designs and implementations, and the effective use of communication skills to prepare technical reports, memos, and presentations.
- an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;
- an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;
- an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;
- an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;
- an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;
- an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;
- an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
- an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;
- an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;
- a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context; and
- a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.