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Objectives & Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.)


Program Educational Objectives


Fall 2013

Department and Programs Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Total
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 302 93 61 456
Computer Engineering 73     73
Electrical Engineering 227 93 61 381
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2     2


Degrees Awarded

Academic Year 2012-2013

Degrees awarded: December 2012, May 2013, August 2013

Department and Programs Bachelor's Master's Doctoral Total
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 67 59 16 142
Computer Engineering 13     13
Electrical Engineering 54 59 16 129

The program educational objectives describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years of graduation utilizing the knowledge gained from their academic program. The educational objectives are:

  1. Graduates will have careers in electrical engineering and related fields as productive engineers with potential for professional growth.
  2. Some graduates will pursue advanced degrees.
  3. Graduates will engage in professional development activities to adapt to evolving technical challenges and career opportunities.

Student Outcomes

The Student Outcomes define the knowledge and skills that will be mastered by our graduates. To enable Texas Tech EE and CMPE students to accomplish the Educational Objectives, the curriculum is designed to ensure students, at the time of graduation, have the following:

  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 multidisciplinary 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, economic, environmental, 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.


The bachelor of science in computer engineering and the bachelor of science in electrical engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET