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Phone: (208) 885-6554
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: (208) 885-7579
Email: info@ece.uidaho.edu

Buchanan Engineering (BEL)
Room 213

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1023
Moscow, ID 83844-1023

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Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
Email: debrac@uidaho.edu

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

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Engineering Outreach
Phone: (208) 885-6373
Toll-free: (800) 824-2889
Fax: (208) 885-9249
E-mail: outreach@uidaho.edu


ABET Accreditation and Program Assessment

The electrical engineering and computer engineering undergraduate degree programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The mission of the department is to educate students for the professional practice of electrical and computer engineering by offering undergraduate and graduate programs that encourage lifelong learning, foster teamwork and leadership, and promote creative discovery. The department is committed to maintaining the highest possible standards in teaching, scholarship, advising, and service. The vision of the department is to continue to expand its role in the state and region as a provider of outstanding undergraduate and graduate education programs in electrical and computer engineering. The undergraduate degree programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are developed to support the University mission and the needs of our constituencies.

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Constituencies

    A constituency group is a group who has a special interest in the program and has certain needs it wishes the program to fulfill. The constituency groups were initially determined by the ECE faculty in the Fall of 1999. The current constituency groups for both the electrical and computer engineering programs are:

    1. Present undergraduate students,
    2. Alumni with BSEE and BSCompE degrees,
    3. Department Industrial Advisory Board, and
    4. Employers of graduates with BSEE and BSCompE degrees.

    While the program faculty could also be considered a constituency group, they, as custodian of the program, are responsible for the program meeting the desired objectives and outcomes and are not listed along with these more external members.

  • University of Idaho Mission

    The University of Idaho is the state’s land-grant research university. As such, it has a commitment to enhance the scientific, economic, social, legal, and cultural assets of our state, and to develop solutions for complex problems facing society. In support of this mission the University has identified the following Learning Outcomes.

    1. Learn and integrate

    Through independent learning and collaborative study, attain, use, and develop knowledge in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences, with disciplinary specialization and the ability to integrate information across disciplines.

    2. Think and create

    Use multiple thinking strategies to examine real-world issues, explore creative avenues of expression, solve problems, and make consequential decisions.

    3. Communicate

    Acquire, articulate, create and convey intended meaning using verbal and non-verbal methods of communication that demonstrate respect and understanding in a complex society.

    4. Clarify purpose and perspective

    Explore one’s life purpose and meaning through transformational experiences that foster an understanding of self, relationships, and diverse global perspectives.

    5. Practice citizenship

    Apply principles of ethical leadership, collaborative engagement, socially responsible behavior, respect for diversity in an interdependent world, and a service-oriented commitment to advance and sustain local and global communities.