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Accreditation Information

The program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org


BSEE Program Educational Objectives
“Program educational objectives [PEOs] are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation” (www.abet.org). The following PEOs have been developed for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, in consultation with the program’s constituencies.


1. Practice Electrical and Computer Engineering, and related fields, and/or obtain an advanced degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and related fields.
2. Use mathematical modeling and problem solving skills in Electrical and Computer Engineering and other technical applications.
3. Analyze, incorporate, and adapt to new technical and scientific developments.
4. Assume increasing professional responsibility and enhance communication and teamwork abilities.



BSEE Student Outcomes (Program Learning Outcomes)
Upon completing the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, students will demonstrate:


A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
C. 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.
D. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
G. An ability to communicate effectively.
H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
J. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


Annual Enrollment and Degree Data

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