Program Outcomes 1 – 7 are the General Education Core Competency Outcomes
1. Critical ThinkingThe student will show through a variety of mediums the knowledge at a synthesis level to define and solve problems within professional and personal environments.
2. Quantitative ReasoningThe student will demonstrate the use of digitally-enabled technology (including concepts, techniques and tools of computing), mathematics proficiency and analysis techniques to interpret data for the purpose of drawing valid conclusions and solving associated problems.3. Information LiteracyThe student will conduct meaningful research, including fathering information from primary and secondary sources and incorporating and documenting source material in his or her writing.
4. CommunicationThe student will communicate concepts in written, digital and oral forms to present technical and non technical information.5. Scientific LiteracyThe student will be able to analyze scientific evidence as it relates to the physical world and its interrelationship with human values and interests.6. Cultural LiteracyThe student will be able to analyze historical events, cultural artifacts, and philosophical concepts.7. Life Long Personal GrowthThe student will be able to demonstrate the skills needed to enrich the quality of life through activities which enhance and promote lifelong learning.Program Outcomes 8 - 17 are the Core Program Outcomes for the BST degree program.Core Outcomes8. Air Transport SystemThe student will identify and apply the fundamentals of air transportation as part of a global transportation system, including the technological, social, economical, and political aspects of the system as they applies to passenger and cargo operations and management.9. Highway SystemsThe student will demonstrate and discuss the characteristics of commercial, public, and private vehicles, as well as road and highway infrastructure, and the factors that lead to differences in the economics, pricing, and operations of the various forms of highway transportation and evaluate each method where used.10. Rail SystemsThe student will apply the operational, economic, and regulatory characteristics of rail vehicles and rail right-of-ways for the movement of people and freight, to identify the advantages and potential of rail to the transportation system as a whole.11. Marine SystemsThe student will apply their knowledge of the characteristics of marine vessels and the waterways on which they operate, as well as the economics, regulatory considerations, maritime and international laws, to evaluate the role of marine transport systems in the efficient transport of passengers and cargo.12. Pipeline SystemsThe student will demonstrate and justify the economics and regulatory aspects of pipelines, to include the movement of liquids, gases, slurries, and other bulk materials, as well as the various environmental and land use issues related to the construction and operation of pipelines.13. Strategic Intermodal Alliance outcomeThe student will demonstrate, through comparisons and analysis, an evaluation of the physical, economic, and regulatory aspects of intermodal transportation alliances at a local, national and international level.14. Transportation LegislationThe student will discuss and recall the evolution and development of federal transportation legislation including highway, air, railroad, maritime, transit, and pipeline, including funding mechanisms and past and present underlying problems. A critical review of applicable international treaties and conventions is included.15. Transportation and the EnvironmentThe student will identify and describe the challenges of developing and maintaining an effective and efficient transportation system while mitigating the negative environmental impacts, to include economic, regulatory, legal, political, and energy consumption considerations.16. Transportation Safety and SecurityThe student will relate and recommend improvements for safety and security issues pertaining to transportation networks, vehicles, people, and facilities, as well as the construction and design of operational and managerial criteria for the defense of people and property.17. Urban Transportation and City PlanningThe student will analyze city planning as it relates to meeting the needs of transporting people, goods and cargo. Evaluation will include examples of best and worst city practices and historical, technological and environmental influences. Students will assess city development, urban transportation public and private, motorized and non-motorized, as well as identifying the complex relationships between transportation and land use within the urban environment to evaluate existing and proposed designs.