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Electrical and Computer Engineering


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


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. 


Student Outcomes (Program Learning Outcomes)

Upon completing the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, students will demonstrate: 

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 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 societal context. 

9. A recognition of the need for, and 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. 


Annual Enrollment and Degree Data

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