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.
Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives
The Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives are that their alumni in their early years after graduation:
1a (CE). Secure positions and continue as valued, creative, dependable, and proficient employees in a wide variety of fields and industries, in particular as computer engineers.
1b (EE). Secure positions and continue as valued, creative, dependable, and proficient employees in a wide variety of fields and industries, in particular as electrical engineers.
2. Succeed in graduate and professional studies if pursued, such as engineering, science, law, medicine, and business.
3. Embrace and pursue life-long learning for a successful and rewarding career.
4. Act as an ambassador for the field of engineering through clear, professional communication with technical and non-technical audiences, including the general public.
5. Accept responsibility for leadership roles in their professor, in their communities, and in the global society.
6. Contribute to their professional discipline's body of knowledge.
7. Function as responsible members of society with an awareness of the social and ethical ramifications of their work.
Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Student Outcomes
At graduation, our students will have:
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
- An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
- An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in the global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
- An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
- An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies