Electrical Engineering

Objectives and Outcomes

The Advisory Board for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree at University of Washington Bothell has developed, adopted, and maintained a well-defined set of educational objectives and desired student outcomes.

Educational Objectives

The educational objective of the EE degree is to prepare students:

  •  to become engineers who can assume leadership roles, technical or managerial, in electrical engineering and related fields
  •  to become successful in pursing advanced studies in electrical engineering and related fields
  •  to become contributing citizens who are conscientious of  ethical and societal responsibilities
  •  to become effective communicators in professional and non-professional environments and be able to function as a team member.

Student Outcomes

The Advisory Board for the BSEE degree has adopted a set of student outcomes. Each student in the BSEE program will demonstrate meeting the following outcomes by the time of graduation.

Outcome (a): An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

Outcome (b): An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

Outcome (c): 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

Outcome (d): An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

Outcome (e): An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

Outcome (f): An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

Outcome (g): An ability to communicate effectively

Outcome (h): The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

Outcome (i): A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

Outcome (j): A knowledge of contemporary issues

Outcome (k): An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice