North Carolina State University
2011-2012 Graduating Senior Survey:
Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science
(Textile Engineering Majors Only)


The College of Engineering and the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science is very interested in your opinions, and believes that as a graduating senior you can provide it with useful information to help evaluate and improve its programs. We appreciate you taking the time to answer these questions.

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Part A: College of Engineering Questions

Please rate the preparation you received in your program at NC State University for each of the following: Excellent Good Average Fair Poor Not
1. The ability to apply knowledge from your major in engineering or computer science
2. The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics and science
3. The ability to design and conduct experiments
4. The ability to analyze and interpret data
5. The ability to design a system, component or process to meet desired needs
6. The ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
7. The ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering or computer science problems
Excellent Good Average Fair Poor Not
8. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
9. The ability to write effectively
10. The ability to speak effectively
11. A broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
12. A recognition of the need for, and ability to engage in lifelong learning
13. Knowledge of contemporary issues
14. The ability to use the techniques and skills necessary of engineering or computer science practice
15. The ability to use modern tools necessary for engineering or computer science practice

Do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Agree Tend to
Neither Agree
nor Disagree
Tend to
Disagree Not
16. My program included enough classroom presentations for me to gain good oral presentation skills
17. My program included enough written reports for me to gain good report-writing skills
18. My senior design project(s) provided a good opportunity to integrate my learning in major and non-major courses
19. Design activities were integrated throughout my program
20. The coursework activities in my program as a whole required synthesis, creativity, and open-ended thinking
21. The computing facilities available to me in the department were adequate and accessible
22. The classroom facilities were conducive to learning
23. Based on the quality of teaching and education I received in my program, I would recommend it to a friend

24. Did you take courses beyond those required in your curriculum to satisfy a personal interest or career objectives?

25. If you answered "Yes" to question 24, were the courses in your major or outside of your major?





Part B: Textile Engineering Questions

1. How likely is it that you would continue your education after graduation by participating in the following professional activities? Very likely Somewhat
Not very
Not at all
a. Graduate school
b. Training courses/workshops
c. Seminars
d. Research meetings/conferences
e. Other (please list)

2. Rate your confidence in your ability to... Very
Not very
Not at all
a. change jobs during your career
b. master new technologies

3. To what extent did the Textile Engineering Program contribute to developing your tolerance for divergent views?


5. To what extent did the Textile Engineering Program contribute to developing your ability to recognize ethical dilemmas and act on ethical principles?



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