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

Program Educational Objectives

The UAB Electrical Engineering undergraduate program prepares its graduates to:

  • succeed in a career in electrical engineering or in further education,
  • aproach 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:

  • 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