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  Mar 03, 2024
2009-2010 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Electrical Engineering, B.S.E.

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Learning Outcomes Department of Electrical Engineering 
Curriculum College of Engineering and Computing 

Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering should be able to …

  • demonstrate the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • demonstrate an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • demonstrate 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.
  • demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • demonstrate knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • demonstrate an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  • demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • demonstrate an ability to function on a multidisciplinary team.
  • demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively.
  • demonstrate a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.


See College of Engineering and Computing  for entrance requirements, progression requirements, and special academic opportunities.

Degree Requirements (127 Hours)


  1. The liberal arts courses must include at least one history course, one fine arts course, and one course in technical literature or ethics. See department for approved list of liberal arts electives.

  2. The student in consultation with his or her advisor will develop a career curriculum plan. See the department for sample plans in microelectronics, energy and control, and communication.

  3. Any course or courses at the University may be taken as a free elective, subject to approval by the student’s advisor.

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