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Program Objectives & Outcomes

ECE Program Educational Objectives

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oklahoma State University strives to produce outstanding graduates in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering who are successful in their careers. Specifically,

  • Our Graduates will be widely employed across the range of subdisciplines within electrical engineering and computer engineering, and will be highly sought after by industrial, academic, non-profit, and governmental organizations.
  • Our Graduates will compete in a technologically changing world, collaborate in a diverse workforce, and communicate effectively their knowledge and ideas to colleagues, employers, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Our Graduates will be recognized leaders, team players, problem solvers, innovators, and entrepreneurs in their profession.
  • Our Graduates will identify and contribute to solving grand-challenge problems that improve the lives of people in Oklahoma, the United States, and around the world, serving their communities and their profession to produce a lasting, significant, and positive impact.
  • Our Graduates will abide by the highest ethical standards of professional practice in a technologically changing, professional environment.
  • Our Graduates will continue to develop professionally throughout their lives by being adaptive learners with a never ending desire to assimilate new knowledge and embrace new technologies.
  • Our Graduates will have the knowledge to earn professional registration or certification in their field or earn an advanced post-graduate or professional degree should they choose.
  • Our Graduates will make a positive difference in the world.

Student Learning Outcomes for the BS Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering Degrees

Graduates of the program will have:

  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 systems, components, or processes to meet desired needs within realistic constraints (such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health, safety, and sustainability)
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary 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, including an understanding of the importance of professional licensure,
  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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