Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes
Program Educational Objectives
The Citadel Electrical Engineering program prepares graduates to:
- Succeed in the practice of electrical engineering, by ethically and judiciously applying knowledge of science, mathematics and engineering methods to solve problems facing a technologically complex society.
- Apply and operate current hardware and software tools, equipment, and development environments to conduct and/or lead engineering analysis, design and research.
- Value and pursue lifelong learning, not only to keep current in electrical and computer engineering fields, but also to sustain an awareness of engineering-related issues facing contemporary society.
- Pursue graduate education and/or professional registration as desired or required.
- Be principled leaders with strong communications and team-building skills.
The Citadel’s Electrical Engineering program includes assessment to demonstrate that students obtain:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
- an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- an ability to communicate effectively
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global 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.