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EE Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives

The undergraduate EE program educational objectives are to equip individuals who, after graduation and initial work experience,

  1. provide innovative and state-of-the-art approaches to solving complex technical problems through application of sound electrical engineering principles and make high quality technical decisions based on accumulated knowledge, experience, wisdom and common sense.
  2. create positive organizational impact through individual contribution and teamwork with a commitment to working with others of diverse culture and interdisciplinary backgrounds.
  3. demonstrate professional stewardship and ethical responsibility and exemplify a productive member of society by serving their communities and society.
  4. illustrate initiative and successful career growth through measurable and impactful contributions that strongly support the organization’s core high-level goals, accompanied by lifelong learning through graduate work, professional development, and self-study, leading to increases in organizational responsibility.


Student Outcomes

All graduates will have: 

a.  an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;

b.  an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;

c.  an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;

d.  an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;

e.  an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;

f.  an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;

g.  an ability to communicate effectively;

h.  the broad education necessary to understand the impact of electrical engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;

i.  a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning;

j.  a knowledge of contemporary issues;

k.  an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.