ABET Program Educational Objectives

ABET, Engineering Accreditation Commission logoThe Electrical Engineering and the Computer Engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The Objectives of the ECE undergraduate programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering are to educate students to become resourceful practitioners of engineering who:

  • Are capable of utilizing their engineering skills in industry, nonprofit organizations, and national laboratories, or in the pursuit of graduate education;
  • Are knowledgeable of the professional responsibilities and social context associated with being an engineer, can work in diverse teams and environments, and effectively communicate the results of their work;
  • Are capable of assuming leadership positions for the betterment of their profession and/or communities

Student Outcomes

The Outcomes of the ECE undergraduate programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering are to educate students who will have:

  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 informed 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 judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

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