University of Hawaii

Electrical Engineering

Objectives & Outcomes

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

  The expected attainments of graduates are:

  1. Electrical Engineering graduates will practice electrical engineering in industry, education, and public service.
  2. Graduates will contribute to the technological and economic development of Hawaii, the U.S., and beyond.
  3. Graduates will be prepared for admission to top graduate programs.
  4. Graduates will continue their professional development, through individual effort and advanced professional education.
  5. Graduates will provide technical leadership, with an understanding of the broader ethical and societal impact of technological developments, and the importance of diversity in the workforce.

Computer Engineering Program Educational Objectives

  The expected attainments of graduates are:

  1. Computer Engineering graduates will practice computer engineering in industry, education, and public service.
  2. Graduates will contribute to the technological and economic development of Hawaii, the U.S., and beyond.
  3. Graduates will be prepared for admission to top graduate programs.
  4. Graduates will continue their professional development, through individual effort and advanced professional education.
  5. Graduates will provide technical leadership, with an understanding of the broader ethical and societal impact of technological developments, and the importance of diversity in the workforce.

Undergraduate Program Outcomes

Electrical Engineering Program Outcomes

  All graduates of the Electrical Engineering Program are expected to have demonstrated:

  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.

Computer Engineering Program Outcomes

  All graduates of the Computer Engineering Program are expected to have demonstrated:

  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.
  12. A knowledge of discrete mathematics.

Performance Criteria for Student Outcomes

Graduate Program Student Learning Outcomes

The Department of Electrical Engineering adheres to the student learning outcomes of the Office of Graduate Education:

"In general, a student who has successfully complete the graduate degree requirements should be able to

  1. Demonstrate mastery of the methodology and techniques specific to the field of study.
  2. Communicate both orally and in writing at a high level of proficiency in the field of study.
  3. Conduct research or produce some other form of creative work.
  4. Function as a professional in the discipline."