Undergraduate Programs


 

Accreditation

The undergraduate program in Electrical Engineering, leading to the Bachelor of Science degree, is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. A degree in this field prepares a student for careers in power and control engineering, computer engineering design, communications, and signal processing, or for graduate study in electrical or computer engineering.

The undergraduate program in Computer Engineering, leading to the Bachelor of Science degree, is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. A degree in this field prepares a student for careers in embedded systems, digital systems design, computer networks and software design, or for graduate study in electrical or computer engineering or computer science. During the 2013-2014 academic year, the department had a total of 271 enrolled undergraduates. There were 147 undergraduate students in Electrical Engineering. There were 124 undergraduate students in Computer Engineering. The were 59 BS degrees awarded. Of these, 29 were Electrical Engineering, and 30 were Computer Engineering.

ECE Departmental Undergraduate Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate our students with the knowledge and skills relevant to the practice of electrical and computer engineering, to instill in them the desire for continuing education, and to maintain a supportive environment for the students, faculty and staff.

Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Program Education Objectives

  • Students will be employed in the electrical engineering profession or continue with graduate education.
  • Students will demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills in solving interdisciplinary problems.
  • students will be active in their communities and professional societies.
  • Students will enhance their professional development through life-long learning.

Undergraduate Computer Engineering Program Education Objectives

  • Students will be employed in the computer engineering profession or continue with graduate education.
  • Students will demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills in solving interdisciplinary problems.
  • Students will be active in their communities and professional societies.
  • Students will enhance their professional development through life-long learning.

Student Outcomes

Outcome

Outcome Description

a1

An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics.

a2

An ability to apply knowledge of science.

a3

An ability to apply knowledge of 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, formulates, and solves 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

Recognition of need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

j

Knowledge of contemporary issues.

k

An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Program Specific Outcomes

Outcome

Description

EE1/CpE1

Knowledge of probability and statistics.

EE2/CpE2

Knowledge of calculus and differential equation.

EE3/CpE3

Knowledge of linear algebra, complex variable, and discrete mathematics.

EE4/CpE4

Knowledge of software, and systems containing hardware and software components.

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