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Program Objectives


The electrical engineering BSEE program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the Electrical Engineering undergraduate program are to produce graduates who, within a few years of graduation, will:

  1. Demonstrate professional advancement as productive practicing engineers who continuously develop their technical expertise, as demanded by the rapidly changing technologies
  2. Attain enhanced and broadened knowledge via graduate education in either engineering or other fields such as sciences, mathematics, business, medicine and law

Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program Outcomes

The student who completes the electrical engineering program or the computer engineering program will have attained the following:

  • (a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
  • (b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • (c) 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
  • (d) an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • (e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • (f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • (g) an ability to communicate effectively
  • (h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • (i) a recognition of the need for, and ability to engage in, life-long learning
  • (j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • (k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Electrical Engineering Graduate Program Objectives

  1. To prepare professionals who can contribute to advanced engineering solutions.
  2. To train leaders who can independently assess and effectively communicate technical information.
  3. To provide students with advanced knowledge and training for the pursuit of innovative research.

Electrical Engineering Master of Science Degree Program Outcomes

Upon graduation with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado Denver, students should:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge in a chosen subfield of Electrical Engineering.
  • Have the ability to identify and derive solutions to advanced problems using their knowledge of math and science.
  • Have the ability to document engineering problems and solutions in a professional setting.

Electrical Engineering Engineering and Applied Science PhD Degree Program Outcomes

Upon graduation with a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado Denver, students should have:

  • Demonstrated expertise in their chosen subfield of Electrical Engineering.
  • The ability to conduct independent research in their chosen subfield of Electrical Engineering.
  • The ability to communicate technical concepts both oral and written.