ABET Program Educational Objectives

The Objectives of the ECE undergraduate programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering are to educate students to become resourceful practitioners of engineering who:

  • Are capable of utilizing their engineering skills in industry, nonprofit organizations, and national laboratories, or in the pursuit of graduate education;
  • Are knowledgeable of the professional responsibilities and social context associated with being an engineer; can work in teams and effectively communicate the results of their work;
  • Will develop their knowledge and skills throughout their careers; and,
  • Function well in a diverse environment.

  • ABET Program Educational Outcomes

    The Outcomes of the ECE undergraduate programs in Electrical and Computer Engineering are to educate students who 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 multidisciplinary teams
    • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
    • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    • an ability to communicate effectively
    • an ability to function on multidisciplinary 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

    For information about the undergraduate programs at UNM's Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, please contact:







     

    Associate Professor Ganesh Balakrishnan, Undergraduate Program Director
    gunny@unm.edu; (505) 272-7970, or
    Christina Garcia, Undergraduate Academic Advisor
    cgarci29@unm.edu; (505) 277-1435
    Mailing address: MSC01 1100, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131