Electrical Engineering Program - Seeking Accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org  

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Electrical Engineering is to meet the educational and cultural needs of West Texas-and beyond by providing academic programs and services of the highest quality.  The Department contributes to the enhancement of knowledge by innovative teaching and conducting quality research through the use of modern information technologies. It plays a significant role in leading cultural, social, and economic development in West Texas and beyond.

Program Educational Objectives

EE Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) go in line with the goals and objectives of the College and University and will help ensure the fulfillment of the EE Department mission.  The EE program is designed to provide EE graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in today’s workplace and in advanced studies. Next, we list the educational objectives and student learning outcomes for the EE program. 

Three to five years after graduation, the graduates are expected to:

  1. Contribute to society by successful application of electrical engineering knowledge and skills
  2. Pursue life-long learning through advanced professional degrees, graduate studies, and/or professional development
  3. Demonstrate professional and intellectual growth as leaders in their profession and/or community 


Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

The desired student learning outcomes of the Electrical Engineering undergraduate degree program represent the skills and aptitudes gained by students graduating from this program.  These are:

  1.  An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics  
  1. 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 
  2. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences 
  3. 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
  4. 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 
  5. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions 
  6. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.