The Electrical Engineering B.S. degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Program Educational Objectives

The UAB Electrical Engineering undergraduate program prepares its graduates to

  • Succeed in a career in electrical engineering or in further education,
  • Approach problem solving with an engineering mind set, and
  • Grow professionally.

Student Outcomes

The Electrical Engineering undergraduate program strives to instill the following skills, knowledge, and behaviors in its students by the time of graduation:

  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