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Program Objectives

The electrical and computer engineering programs prepare our graduates for the following program educational objectives:

•Graduates are expected to be employed as electrical or computer engineers or in related fields that benefit from an electrical and computer engineering education.
•Graduates are expected to advance in their profession and engage in their professional community.
•Graduates are expected to continue to learn and adapt in a world of constantly changing environment and technology.

Student Outcomes

The relationship of our student outcomes to program educational objectives are summarized in the following table.

Student Outcome Employment Advancement adaptation
(a) An ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering. X X  
(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data. X X  
(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet a range of informal to formal descriptions/specifications. X X X

(d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.

(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems. X X X
(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.   X X

(g) An ability to communicate effectively.

(h) Have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.   X X
(i) Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.     X

(j) Knowledge of contemporary issues.

  X X
(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice. X X X