The ECE Department at Drexel University serves the public and the university community by providing superior career-integrated education in electrical and computer engineering; by conducting research in these fields, to generate new knowledge and technologies; and by promoting among all its constituents professionalism, social responsibility, civic engagement and leadership.
ECE Educational Objectives
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Educational Objectives are that its alumni in their early years after graduation:
- Secure positions and continue as valued, creative, dependable, and proficient employees in a wide variety of fields and industries, in particular as electrical and computer engineers;
- Succeed in graduate and professional studies, such as engineering, science, law, medicine and business;
- Pursue professional development through lifelong learning opportunities for a successful and rewarding career;
- Provide leadership in their profession, in their communities, and in the global society;
- Contribute to their professional disciplines body of knowledge;
- Function as responsible members of society with an awareness of the social and ethical ramifications of their work.
ECE Student Outcomes
At graduation, our students will have:
- the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- the ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- the 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
- the ability to function on mulch-disciplinary teams
- the ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- the understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- the ability to communicate effectively
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.