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Electrical and Computer Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

College of Engineering and Applied Science Mission Statement: As the only College of Engineering and Applied Science in Wyoming, the state is strongly dependent on the college for leadership and expertise in technical areas. To serve the state in this regard, the college strives for excellence in teaching, research and in the area of technology transfer. The faculty emphasizes lifelong learning and provides its graduates with the problem solving tools needed to address situations relevant to all aspects of society and its relationship to technology and science. Excellence in instruction requires faculty that are actively involved in research, and/or involved in consultation with practitioners. These extramural activities, when balanced with commensurate teaching responsibilities, translate into inspiration for students and resources for graduate education and faculty development.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering contributes to this mission by providing the electrical and computer engineering expertise for education, research, and support in the electrical and computer engineering disciplines.

Provided are the department's program educational objectives and measurable student outcomes for electrical and computer engineering.

Program Educational Objectives for Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduates of the University of Wyoming Electrical and Computer Engineering Program will:

  • (EE/CPEN-OB1) Be able to successfully practice the profession of Electrical/Computer Engineering.
  • (EE/CPEN-OB2) Be prepared and motivated to accept challenging assignments and responsibilities and be productive members of society.
  • (EE/CPEN-OB3) Demonstrate successful career growth (e.g., professional registration, graduate school, promotion and advancement).

University of Wyoming, Electrical and Computer Engineering Program, Student Outcomes
Each Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate shall demonstrate:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

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