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Electrical Engineering

Mission Statement

The educational mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is to provide students with a foundation in electrical engineering and the underlying mathematics and science, giving them the opportunity to pursue undergraduate (Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering), professional (Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering) and graduate degrees (Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering) in an environment that combines engineering practice and research. Graduates of the programs will have a mastery of engineering science, engineering design and research skills, as appropriate for their degree and career objectives, which will enable them to pursue successful careers in the electrical engineering profession.

 

Program Education Objectives

 

Bachelor of Science

  • Graduates of the Bachelor of Science (Master of Engineering) in Electrical Engineering program shall be prepared for successful and productive engineering careers, possess technical competency, and be effective team members and effective communicators.
  • Graduates of the Bachelor of Science (Master of Engineering) in Electrical Engineering program shall be prepared for the successful pursuit of graduate studies and have the ability to engage in lifelong learning in electrical engineering and related fields.
  • Graduates of the Bachelor of Science (Master of Engineering) in Electrical Engineering program shall possess a sense of professionalism, with emphasis on professional ethics and an awareness of professional licensing, and shall participate in the affairs of the profession.


Master of Engineering

  • Graduates of the Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering program shall be prepared for successful and productive engineering careers, possess technical competency, and be effective team members and effective communicators.
  • Graduates of the Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering program shall be prepared for the successful pursuit of graduate studies and have the ability to engage in lifelong learning in electrical engineering and related fields.
  • Graduates of the Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering program shall possess a sense of professionalism, with emphasis on professional ethics and an awareness of professional licensing, and shall participate in the affairs of the profession.

 

Student Outcomes


Bachelor of Science

  • The ability to apply knowledge of the physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering fundamentals to the solution of electrical engineering problems. (ABET 3.a)
  • The ability to design and conduct experiments in electrical engineering, and to analyze and interpret the data generated by those experiments. (ABET 3.b)
  • The ability to design components, devices, and systems to meet specified needs in electrical engineering, within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (ABET 3.c)
  • The ability to function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams which may involve people from diverse backgrounds. (ABET 3.d)
  • The ability to identify, formulate and solve problems in electrical engineering. (ABET 3.e)
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities. (ABET 3.f)
  • The ability to demonstrate effective oral communication in the field of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.g)
  • The ability to demonstrate effective written communication in the field of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.g)
  • Attainment of the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. (ABET 3.h)
  • The ability to recognize and respond to the need for lifelong learning for a successful career in electrical engineering. (ABET 3.i)
  • An understanding of contemporary technical and professional issues in the practice of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.j)
  • The ability to use the techniques, skills, and tools of modern engineering effectively in the practice of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.k)

 

Master of Engineering

  • The ability to apply knowledge of the physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering fundamentals to the solution of electrical engineering problems. (ABET 3.a)
  • The ability to design and conduct experiments in electrical engineering, and to analyze and interpret the data generated by those experiments. (ABET 3.b)
  • The ability to design components, devices, and systems to meet specified needs in electrical engineering, within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability. (ABET 3.c)
  • The ability to function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams which may involve people from diverse backgrounds. (ABET 3.d)
  • The ability to identify, formulate and solve problems in electrical engineering. (ABET 3.e)
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities. (ABET 3.f)
  • The ability to demonstrate effective oral communication in the field of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.g)
  • The ability to demonstrate effective written communication in the field of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.g)
  • Attainment of the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. (ABET 3.h)
  • The ability to recognize and respond to the need for lifelong learning for a successful career in electrical engineering. (ABET 3.i)
  • An understanding of contemporary technical and professional issues in the practice of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.j)
  • The ability to use the techniques, skills, and tools of modern engineering effectively in the practice of electrical engineering. (ABET 3.k)

 

Updated 07.30.2012

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