ABET Electrical Engineering (ECE)

The Rutgers University - New Brunswick program in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

ECE Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Electrical Engineering program are:

  • To prepare graduates to pursue professional careers or continue their education in graduate programs.
  • To ensure that graduates are proficient and competent in at least one of the following electrical and computer engineering areas: communications, computer engineering, computer signal and information processing, systems and controls, and solid state electronics.
  • To produce graduates who will pursue life-long learning and professional development.

ECE Student Outcomes

Students from the Electrical Engineering program will attain (by the time of graduation):

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) 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

(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) an ability to communicate effectively

(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Enrollment Degree Data

The table shows five years of enrollment and degree data. Association with an engineering major typically starts  in the second year.

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