Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Accreditation
The electrical engineering degree has four Program Educational Objectives:
- Graduates can apply a broad knowledge of mathematics, science, and electrical engineering to engineering problems.
- Graduates can communicate effectively and can work well with others.
- Graduates can adapt to changes in engineering, technology, and society.
- Graduates can assist the ECE Department in evaluating and improving its programs.
The successful graduate of the ELEG Program must demonstrate:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- 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
- an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- an ability to communicate effectively
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice