Student Outcomes and Program Educational Objectives

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes describe the knowledge and skills students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation, and these include:
  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 a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  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 and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of our Computer and Electrical Engineering programs are expected within a few years of graduation to have:

Objective 1:
Established themselves as professionals who meet the expectations of their employers.

Objective 2:
Pursued advanced education if desired.

Objective 3:
A commitment to community service based in part on the Jesuit humanistic tradition expressed through a concern for society and the environment.