Student Learning Outcomes and Program Educational Objectives: Computer Engineering BS


Fall 2022 Enrollment


Degrees Awarded in 2021-2022

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Complex Engineering Problems - An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

2. Engineering Design - 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. Communication - An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences.

4. Ethical and Professional - An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

5. Teamwork - 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. Experiments and Data - An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.

7. Independent Learning - An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

8. Co-op - Acquired experiential education (through cooperative education) related to the broader area of computer engineering.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Career Focus - Graduates successfully contribute to the professional workforce during the first two to three years following graduation, typically by applying their knowledge in various areas of computer engineering related to hardware, software, and/or systems.

2. Graduate Study - Many graduates have pursued, are pursuing, or plan to pursue graduate study in computer engineering, related disciplines, or business.

3. Independent Learning - Graduates are engaged in lifelong learning and stay current with advancements in their chosen field through independent learning and/or continuing education.

4. Professionalism - Graduates, during the first two to three years following graduation, conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner and function as responsible members of society.