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Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering

EET Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

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Program Educational Objectives:

  1. The ability to think critically; identify, evaluate, and solve complex technical and non-technical problems.
  • Students have the ability to accurately identify and analyze a given problem.
  • Students have the ability to propose solutions and determine the appropriate solution method.
  • Students have the ability to evaluate potential solution methods.
  • Students are able and willing to solve problems that are not directly covered in class.
  • Abilities and skills necessary to function successfully as a member of a team.
    • Students demonstrate effective teamwork.
    • Students demonstrate an understanding of the teamwork mechanisms related to accomplishing given tasks.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both in oral and written form
    • Students produce effective written documents.
    • Students deliver effective oral presentations.
  • An understanding of all aspects of design processes
    • Students understand and implement design process procedures.
    • Students have the ability to evaluate alternative design solutions.
    • Students have the ability to conduct project scheduling and time management.
  • The ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities
    • Students will conduct themselves in an ethical manner and exhibit professional behavior in the classroom and laboratory.
    • Students will be able to identify ethical issues associated with different course of action.
    • Students will be familiar with the professional codes of ethics.
  • An understanding of diversity and knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
    • Students participate in multicultural experiences.
    • Students have an awareness of the international and diverse nature of the marketplace.
    • Students are aware of legal issues relating to harassment and discrimination.
  • The abilities and skills required to adapt to rapidly changing technologies and an awareness and initiative to participate in lifelong learning.
    • A program graduate has the skills and abilities to effectively acquire information through information attainment tools, and to use this information effectively.
    • A program graduate has the skills and abilities to effectively implement technology.

    Program Student Outcomes:

    Upon the completion of the Electronics Engineering Technology program, the successful graduate will demonstrate:

    a. an ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;

    b. an ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;

    c. an ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;

    d. an ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;

    e. an ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;

    f. an ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;

    g. an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

    h. an understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

    i. an understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;

    j. a knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a societal and global context; and

    k. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

    l. An ability to become employed in areas related to electronics engineering technology, to continue in graduate studies, or engage in other lifelong learning activities

    Upon the completion of the Electronics Engineering Technology program, the successful graduate will also demonstrate the following program-specific outcome:

    a. the application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers, and engineering standards to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.

    b. the applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.

    c. the ability to analyze, design, and implement control systems, instrumentation systems, communications systems, computer systems, or power systems.

    d. the ability to apply project management techniques to electrical/electronic(s) systems.

    e. the ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of electrical/electronic(s) systems.

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