ABET Accreditation

 

Electrical Engineering Program (Bachelor's Degree)

Program Educational Objectives

  • Intellectuals - with a commitment to ethics, social and environmental responsibility, and lifelong learning.

  • Team Players - communicating, planning, coordinating, and managing projects and personnel with efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Problem solvers - learning new concepts, techniques, skills, and tools to aid in analyzing and designing electrical engineering systems.
  • Professionals - trained and competent in the fundamentals of engineering science, applied mathematics, laboratory practice, and principles of electrical engineering.

Student Outcomes

In order to meet the mission and educational objectives of the program, the Electrical Engineering Department at Arkansas Tech University established the following list of attributes as goals for its graduating students.

Students graduating from the Electrical Engineering Program should have:

  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.

 

Enrollments

                   

Academic Year

 

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Electrical Engineering Dept.

Total

129

167

162

202

182

193

203

189

205

 

Full-Time

118

152

150

181

170

177

189

180

187

 

Part-Time

11

15

12

21

12

16

14

9

18

Electrical Engineering

Total

128

155

138

164

154

162

163

140

135

(no option)

Full-Time

117

140

126

145

142

149

152

135

123

 

Part-Time

11

15

12

19

12

13

11

5

12

Electrical Engineering Biomedical Option

Total

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

14

(Began Fall 2016)

Full-Time

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

12

 

Part-Time

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

Electrical Engineering with Computer Engineering Option

Total

1

12

24

38

28

31

40

44

56

(Began Fall 2010)

Full-Time

1

12

24

36

28

28

37

40

52

 

Part-Time

0

0

0

2

0

3

3

4

4

               

 

 

 

Bachelor's Degrees Awarded

                 

 

Academic Year

 

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Electrical Engineering

Baccalaureate Degree

17

16

29

16

21

23

32

28

27