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Electrical Engineering Program

Each Program Educational Objective supports the corresponding University Learning Outcome. The letters within parentheses indicate which Student Outcomes support each Program Educational Objective.

Program Educational Objectives:

  1. Learn and Integrate. Graduates of the program will demonstrate proficiency in identifying, formulating, and solving engineering problems by applying their knowledge and understanding of mathematics, science, and engineering. (a) (e)
  2. Think and Create. Graduates of the program will demonstrate proficiency in designing analog and digital circuits and systems, power systems, control systems, or computing systems. They will demonstrate the capabilities of analyzing, designing, implementing, and verifying circuits, devices, and systems to meet specified requirements while considering real-world constraints. (b) (c) (l)
  3. Communicate. Graduates of the program will demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively through oral and written media to interdisciplinary groups, including team members, constituents and the public. (d) (g) (k)
  4. Clarify Purpose and Perspective. They will engage in lifelong learning activities to further develop their technical and professional capabilities and skills. (f) (i)
  5. Practice citizenship. Graduates of the program demonstrate knowledge of professional and ethical responsibility. They will consider the societal impact of their work, and/or add value to the profession and to society through active engagement in professional societies, community services, and outreach to future generations of engineers. (h) (j)

Student Outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering;
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. An ability to design a circuit, system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  5. An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. An ability to communicate effectively;
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context;
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning;
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues;
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice; and
  12. A broad knowledge in at least three, and introductory knowledge in all of the following areas of electrical engineering: electronics, power, electromagnetics, digital systems, signals and systems.