Electrical Engineering Accreditation information

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

The degree program in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) curriculum is offered in four concentrations: General, Computer Engineering, Microelectronics (VLSI), and Nuclear Power. Graduates of the BSEE program are well prepared to pursue careers in research and development, design, manufacturing and management in a diverse array of industries including power engineering and energy systems, electronics, computer and information, communication, aerospace, automotive, robotics, etc. They are also well prepared to pursue graduate and professional degrees.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

EE MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the BSEE degree program at Alabama A&M University, consistent with that of the University and the College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Sciences is to provide quality education, research, and service to its constituents. The Department commits to provide qualified graduates in the growing field of electrical engineering by fostering:

  1. Excellence in electrical engineering education;
  2. Physical facilities and learning resources that are conducive to learning, research, extension and development;
  3. A sense of scholarship, leadership and service;
  4. A search for new knowledge through research and its application; and
  5. Programs necessary to address the needs of capable students.

EE PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

The objectives of the Electrical Engineering program Alabama A&M University are to produce graduates who, within the first few years of their graduation meet the following:

  1. Graduates will be equipped with the technical, communication and teamwork skills that will enable them to be competitive in the marketplace and build productive careers in electrical engineering or related fields.
  2. Graduates will contribute to the economic vitality and security of our State and Nation by having acquired the technical knowledge, skill sets, social awareness and ethical traits necessary for successful careers in the global commercial sector, as well as the security, defense, and space oriented industries of North Alabama and throughout the Nation.
  3. Graduates will have the knowledge, skill sets and lifelong learning habits that prepare them for pursuit of career development and advanced degrees, and will enhance our Nation’s productivity and economic competitiveness by increasing the diversity of the US technical workforce.

EE STUDENT OUTCOMES (SOs)

The student outcomes for the electrical engineering program are:

  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 within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, 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 (orally and written) ;
  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; and
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.