Mission & Objectives

Our Mission and Objectives

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The mission of the Electrical Engineering Department is to educate students toward excellence in the discipline of electrical engineering and to teach them to apply their knowledge in solving practical problems in a socially responsible way. We seek to prepare students for careers of service, leadership, and distinction in engineering and other related fields using a participatory, learn-by-doing, and hands-on laboratory, project, and design-centered approach. We seek to prepare students to participate in lifelong learning in the presence of rapid technological change. The department supports interdisciplinary programs such as Computer Engineering. It welcomes diversity in the student, faculty, and staff populations. The faculty are dedicated to quality teaching and engaged in scholarly activity. Student creativity is encouraged and fostered in this environment.

The primary educational objectives of the Electrical Engineering program are to prepare graduates to: