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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 identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Computer Engineering Program Outcomes

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

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
  8. 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."