Program Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Program Mission

The mission of the Electrical Engineering Bachelor of Science degree program is to provide a comprehensive program of instruction that will enable graduates to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for immediate employment and continued advancement in the field of electrical engineering.

Program Educational Objectives

  • The graduates of the BSEE program will possess a strong technical background as well as analytical, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills that enable them to excel as professionals contributing to a variety of engineering roles within the various fields of electrical engineering and the high-tech industry.
  • The graduates of the BSEE program are expected to be employed in electrical engineering positions including (but not limited to) design engineers, test engineers, characterization engineers, applications engineers, field engineers, hardware engineers, process engineers, control engineers, and power engineers.
  • The graduates of the BSEE program will be committed to professional development and lifelong learning by engaging in professional or graduate education in order to stay current in their field and achieve continued professional growth.
  • The graduates of the BSEE program will be working as effective team members possessing excellent oral and written communication skills, and assuming technical and managerial leadership roles throughout their career.

Student Outcomes

  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.

Program Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the Electrical Engineering program can be found on the catalog web page on the Oregon Tech website, www.oit.edu/catalog.