The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering undergraduate program in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org.
- Electrical and computer engineering graduates should demonstrate:
- 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 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
Program Educational Objectives
Electrical and Computer Engineering graduates should:
- Be highly skilled, trained, and educated for the ethical practice of electrical and computer engineering in industry and public service.
- Exhibit leadership in technical or business activity through engineering ability, communication skills, and knowledge of contemporary and global issues.
- Continuously educate themselves through professional study and personal research to expand and apply knowledge within and outside the discipline.
- Use their engineering ability and creative potential to create technology solutions that consider environmental and social impacts to improve the quality of life in society.
- Be able to develop and design systems, artifacts, and methods either individually or in teams.
- Be prepared for admission to, and to excel in, the best graduate programs in the world.