Program Objectives and Student Outcomes

Program Education Objectives

The Electrical and Computer Engineering program educational objectives have been developed to address the needs of our constituencies. The objectives of the Electrical and Computer Engineering programs are as follow:

  • Graduates will create value for their employers, demonstrating knowledge and initiative and making beneficial contributions beyond the workplace.  This can also result in patents, awards, publications and presentations.
  • Graduates will grow their capabilities through advanced education and professional development.
  • Graduates will provide leadership and be proactive in their profession and/or communities.

Student Outcomes

Students enrolled in Electrical and Computer Engineering will gain insights in the following areas:

  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 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 multidisciplinary 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 societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.