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Program Educational Objectives


Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The electrical engineering program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth provides students with the broad technical education necessary for productive employment in the public or private sector or success in graduate degree programs, and develops in them an understanding of fundamentals and current issues important for lifelong learning.

The Program Educational Objectives of the electrical engineering program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve. Three to five years after graduation, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering expects its graduates in Electrical Engineering to have achieved the following:

  1. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
    Employment in the electrical engineering field in various capacities, including product design and development, field engineering, quality control, research and development, manufacturing, consulting, testing, project management, and technical marketing.
  2. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
    Continuous career improvement, evidenced by assumption of greater responsibility or leadership, promotion, participation in continuing education or graduate studies, or transition into other technical or professional careers.
  3. PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
    Awareness of the social and ethical ramifications of their work.

Computer Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The computer engineering program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth provides students with the broad technical education necessary for productive employment in the public or private sector or success in graduate degree programs, and develops in them an understanding of fundamentals and current issues important for lifelong learning.

The Program Educational Objectives of the computer engineering program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments that the program is preparing graduates to achieve. Three to five years after graduation, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering expects its graduates in Computer Engineering to have achieved the following:

  1. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
    Employment in the computer engineering field in various capacities, including product design and development, field engineering, quality control, research and development, manufacturing, consulting, testing, project management, and technical marketing.
  2. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
    Continuous career improvement, evidenced by assumption of greater responsibility or leadership, promotion, participation in continuing education or graduate studies, or transition into other technical or professional careers.
  3. PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
    Awareness of the social and ethical ramifications of their work.

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