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Mission Statement/Accreditation

ABET & WASC ACCREDITATION

Program Mission Statement

To educate tomorrow's technology leaders.

Program Educational Objectives

To prepare students for graduate study in engineering or other professional fields.

To prepare students to excel in technical careers and apply their knowledge in the professional arena.

To prepare students to be leaders in their field, making technical contributions as well as having more general impact on society at large.

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes have been established based on the Program Educational Objectives. Graduates of the ECE Program in Electrical Engineering are expected to have:

  1. An understanding of the underlying principles of, and an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to electrical engineering problems
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. A knowledge of electrical engineering safety issues
  4. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs

    • An ability to collaborate effectively with others
    • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice, including familiarity with computer programming and information technology
  7. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

    • An ability to communicate effectively in writing
    • An ability to communicate effectively in speech
    • An ability to communicate effectively with visual means
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and the ability to engage in, lifelong learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues

ECE Numbers:

  AVG ENROLLMENT GRADUATION
2008-2009 488 76
2009-2010 527 106
2010-2011 542 82
2011-2012 626 102
2012-2013 675 112
2013-2014 1193 (winter 2014)