Mission Statement, Program Educational Objectives, & Student Outcomes
Electrical Engineering, B.S.

EE Mission Statement

The primary mission of the EE program is to produce well-educated graduates who are employable in professional areas such as engineering design, modeling, prototyping, fabrication, testing, engineering sales, or analysis of electrical and photonic products and systems. Graduates may also continue their education at the graduate level.

Engineering design with applications of appropriate mathematics and sciences is emphasized throughout the curriculum.

Emphasis on areas such as communication skills, professional and ethical responsibility, lifelong learning and contemporary issues complements the technical aspects of the engineering program. The combination of engineering and complementary course work inherent in the program ensures that EE graduates are well-rounded, able to work effectively in team settings and able to adapt to different work environments. 

EE Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

ABET definition: Program Educational Objectives are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve.

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering Program will:

  1. Apply their technical knowledge as practicing professionals or engage in graduate education.
  2. Work successfully in their chosen career individually and within a professional team environment.
  3. Engage in professional development in their profession by adapting to new technology and career challenges.

EE Student Outcomes

ABET Definition: Student Outcomes are narrower statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation.

Upon graduation, B.S. in Electrical Engineering (EE) students will have:

     a. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;

     b. an ability to design an conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;

     c. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired need within realistic
         constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety,
         manufacturability, and sustainability;

     d. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;

     e. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;

     f. an understanding of the 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 



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