Electrical Engineering (Vancouver)

The Washington State University program in Electrical Engineering (Vancouver) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

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Program Educational Objectives

The goal of our program is to prepare our graduates for successful professional practice and advanced studies by providing a broad education in electrical engineering and by offering the opportunity to deepen their technical understanding in a particular concentration area of related technical electives.

Our graduates will:

  1. Apply technical knowledge and skills as electrical engineers to provide effective solutions in industrial and governmental organizations.
  2. Utilize effective communication, teamwork, and task management skills to work productively within their professions and communities.
  3. Conduct themselves as responsible professionals contributing to the greater benefit of society through technology.
  4. Pursue professional development and/or graduate studies to meet the emerging and evolving demands, and increasing responsibilities to a successful career.

Student Outcomes

Our graduates will 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.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

YearEnrollmentDegrees Awarded

Enrollment data is for the Fall semester of the year identified.
Degrees awarded are for the Fiscal year (July 1-June 30) ending in the year identified.

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