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Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The electrical engineering faculty in conjunction with its constituents has established the following program educational objectives for each of its students:

PEO-1 EE graduates will practice the profession of engineering using a systems perspective and analyze, design, develop, optimize, and implement complex electrical systems.

PEO-2 EE graduates will contribute to industrial, service, and/or government organizations by applying the skills and knowledge acquired through formal education and their cooperative educational experiences.

PEO-3 EE graduates will successfully pursue graduate degrees.

PEO-4 EE graduates will draw upon a broad base of knowledge in providing engineering solutions within the appropriate technological, global, societal, ethical and organizational context.

Electrical Engineering Program Outcomes

EE Program Outcomes: what EE students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that EE students acquire in their matriculation through the program.
The electrical engineering faculty in conjunction with its constituents fulfills the BSEE Program Educational Objectives by defining specific Program Outcomes to be achieved by the curriculum. The current program outcomes correspond exactly to the program outcomes specified by ABET EC2000 Criterion3. Specifically, graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program must have:

a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and 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 multidisciplinary teams.

e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve 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. 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 practice.

The BS program in electrical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www/abet.org/

Annual program enrollment and degrees awarded information can be found at:  http://www.rit.edu/fa/irps/. The link is on the left-hand side navigation panel under “ABET Accreditation” (opens as a PDF).