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Mission Statement

The mission of the electrical engineering department is to provide a quality electrical engineering education with extensive hands-on and laboratory experience that will enable our graduates to practice their profession with proficiency and integrity.

Educational Objectives And Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives

    Within a few years of their graduation, the EE graduates are expected to:

  1.  Advance in their profession to positions of increased responsibility, and be technically competent and productive members of their profession.
  2.  Keep informed of developments in their fields of expertise, acquire and apply new knowledge and skills, and be aware of emerging technologies.  
  3.  Interact professionally and ethically with their employers and coworkers, communicate effectively, and be responsible and beneficial members of their local and global communities.

 Student Learning Outcomes

 The Electrical Engineering program at UW – Platteville has the following student educational outcomes:

  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 (3g1 orally, 3g2 written)
  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.


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