ABET Objectives and Outcomes

The bachelor of science in computer engineering and electrical engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Student enrollment and graduation data from this program are available on the McCormick School of Engineering website.

Program Educational Objectives

The broad objectives we expect graduates to obtain from our program are listed below.

Career Preparation

Graduates will apply their computer engineering skills to a variety of challenges in industry, academia, or in the pursuit of other fields.

Professionalism and Leadership

Graduates will attain careers in which they become leaders in their chosen fields, work in multidisciplinary teams, make decisions that are socially responsible, and communicate effectively.

Intellectual Curiosity

Graduates will continuously learn new concepts, identify new directions, and adapt in response to the needs of a rapidly changing world.

Student Outcomes

To prepare graduates to achieve these objectives, we intend for students of the electrical engineering program to graduate with the following knowledge and skills:

  • Ability to apply mathematics, science, and engineering principles.
  • Ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  • Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.