Transportation Systems Program

Description

The B.S. degree program in Transportation Systems provides a curriculum that prepares students for entry-level professional positions in transportation planning, systems analysis, management, and logistics; or for pursuing advanced studies. The program is technical with an applied science focus, and requires a minimum of 120 credit hours of coursework, which includes 40 credit hours in general education courses, 19 credit hours in mathematics and science, 56 credit hours in core courses, 2 credit hours in University requirements, and 3 credit hours in electives. The core courses expose the students to the major transportation concentration areas, including planning, engineering, economics, management, and logistics.

The Transportation Systems program in accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET, http://www.ABET.org.

Program Objectives

The program graduates will be able to:

  • Develop knowledge of local and global cross-cutting issues and challenges in transportation and engage in life-long learning
  • Formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs
  • Apply mathematics, science, technological tools, and principles of engineering, planning and management to solve complex transportation-related problems
  • Communicate effectively and function on multidisciplinary team
  • Design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret data
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibility, and recognize the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Canons of Ethics for Member

For more information, visit the Course Catalog.