ABET Accreditation

 

The Weber State University Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

Electrical Engineering enrollment and graduate data:

Academic Year Student Credit Hours Declared Majors* Graduates
2011-2012 98 122 8
2012-2013 646 143 4
2013-2014 979 157 11
2014-2015 1474 187 21
2015-2016 1846 198 22
2016-2017 1978 219 32
2017-2018 TBA 206 25

*As of the third week of Fall semester

Program Educational Objectives

Educational objectives are the career and life accomplishments that the program prepares graduates
to achieve within a few years after graduation. The educational objectives of the WSU Electrical
Engineering Program are to produce graduates that are able to:

  • Design and develop electrical systems.
  • Effectively communicate technical information and participate in a team environment.
  • Engage in life-long learning through continuing education and industrial practice.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics and social awareness.

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of
graduation. Graduates of the WSU Electrical Engineering Program will have:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • 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.
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global,
  • economic, environmental and societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.