The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering provides a superior learning experience that produces highly capable engineers. The primary endeavor is to offer a high quality undergraduate education that is relevant to the future careers and lives of its students. The Department recognizes that faculty and staff are essential in the realization of this mission and seeks to provide a working environment that supports and values these individuals.
The department offers the following undergraduate degrees:
Communications and Electronics Engineering
Power and Control Engineering
The Department utilizes a personal approach to education that is supportive of students. It incorporates and develops skills in communication, design, mathematics, science, and technology relevant to the student's degree. The programs develop and integrate students' professional and technical skills so that they can confidently enter, succeed, and continue the life-long learning process in their chosen careers.
Deliver a high quality undergraduate education that is current and provides skills to be successful in professional careers or graduate school.
Provide programs that focus on the applications of fundamental principles of engineering, technology, mathematics, science and computing to benefit society. Provide courses, including capstone experiences, which incorporate and develop skills in communication, design, ethics, teamwork, and technology relevant to the student's degree.
Provide an education and opportunities for students with diverse abilities to enhance their personal and professional growth.
Engage in assessment and continuous improvement activities through ongoing external and internal reviews.
Provide an environment that utilizes exceptional faculty, staff, administration, and facilities in a way that is responsive to the needs of our students, employers, and society.
Maintain the Department's viability, productivity, and effectiveness through increased enrollment, retention, and diversity of quality students.
Provide courses, including capstone experiences, which incorporate and develop skills in communication, design, ethics, teamwork, and technology relevant to the student's degree.
Power and Control Engineering Program Objectives
Program Educational Objectives
Experienced graduates of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program will have successfully applied engineering skills and tools to solve problems in their profession.
Experienced graduates of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program will have successfully demonstrated professional application of design principles subject to technical, practical, and societal constraints.
Experienced graduates of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program will have set professional goals, experienced professional growth, and engaged in ongoing professional development and learning activities. Through life-long learning, they will have the ability to adapt in a constantly changing world and will be capable self-learners.
Program Outcome Objectives
Students of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program at graduation will receive an engineering education that is respected by relevant engineering organizations, companies, and societies. Graduates will have the ability to seek employment in a variety of engineering positions or enter a related graduate school.
Students of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program at graduation will have experienced a learning environment administered by quality faculty, utilizing both internal and external review process is to ensure students are being educated using accepted educational methods. The assessment process will assure continuous improvement for the program, the facilities, and the meeting of students' needs.
Students of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program at graduation will have knowledge of contemporary issues and cultures and will recognize the impact of technological decisions within both global and societal contexts.
Students of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program, at graduation, will be able to utilize appropriate basic sciences, mathematics, and engineering sciences to design systems, components, or processes that meet desired outcomes and design constraints. They will have the ability to interact in all aspects of the design process from product inception to completion. They will have the ability to act professionally and ethically as individuals or as members of multi-disciplinary teams. They will be able to clearly communicate their ideas in both written and oral forms as typically expected within the engineering discipline. They will have the ability to generate various forms of documentation necessary for product design and production.
Each graduate of the Electronic and Communication Engineering program will possess fundamental technical skills in mathematics, science, software, and engineering, as well as the ability to apply these skills and use modern engineering tools to solve engineering problems through the analysis, design, and implementation of electronic and communication systems. The fundamental technical skills will include those in the areas of complex variables, linear algebra, calculus, differential equations, statistics, chemistry, physics, computer programming, numerical methods, electromagnetic, electronic devices and circuits, signals and systems, analog circuits, digital circuits, C++ and Java language programming, control systems, power system, machines, measurement, and computer networks.
Each graduate of the Electrical Engineering program will possess specialized technical skills in electronics and communications as well as the ability to apply these skills to solve practical engineering problems. This will have been accomplished by completing the approved Electronic and Communication Engineering program with advanced courses in electronics and communication which include: communication systems, digital communications, optical communications, digital electronics, communication electronics, communication networks and systems microwave and antenna theory, digital signal processing, radar communication systems, wireless communications, medical electronics, and information theory and coding.