Information Engineering Technology

Student Outcomes

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:
  1. 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.
  2. The basic knowledge of digital electronics, electrical components, computer architecture and applications of microcomputer systems, telecommunications and digital signal propagation needed in data transport.
  3. The design techniques, analysis and the building, testing, operation and maintenance of networks, databases, security and computer systems (both hardware and software).
  4. 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.
  5. 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.