Electrical Engineering

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the electrical engineering program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

PEO 1: Established themselves as practicing professionals in the capacity as policy makers and leaders in government and industry and/or be engaged in advanced study in electrical engineering or a related field;

PEO 2: Demonstrated their ability to successfully work both independently and as members of a professional team in the formulation and design of complex engineering systems; and function effectively as responsible professionals with effective communication skills; and

PEO 3: Shown a commitment to lifelong learning through ongoing professional training and development, leadership training, and research opportunities in order to gain a deeper understanding of the social, ethical, and environmental context of changing global conditions.

Student Outcomes

 The program must demonstrate that its students attain at a minimum, the following outcomes:

    1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics;
    2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors;
    3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
    4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informal judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts;
    5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives;
    6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgments to draw conclusions; 
    7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies