Mission Statement, Program Educational Objectives & Student Outcomes
Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S.

ECET Mission Statement

The program emphasizes the application of microcomputers to the solution of industrial problems relating to automation, instrumentation, and control, in systems involving robotics, data communications, networks, and/or automated testing. In all cases, microcomputer hardware and software are used for data acquisition, transfer, and analysis.

ECET Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

ABET definition: Program Educational Objectives are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve.

Graduates of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Program will:

  1. Apply their technical knowledge as practicing professionals or engage in graduate education.
  2. Work successfully in their chosen career individually and within a professional team environment.
  3. Engage in professional development in their profession by adapting to new technology and career challenges.

ECET Student Outcomes

ABET Definition: Student Outcomes are narrower statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation.

Upon graduation, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) students will have:

    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 an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional

    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;  

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










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