Electrical and Computer Engineering Program Outcomes and Assessment

Given our student body and our particular constituencies, our program outcomes can be summarized as follows:

When a University of Massachusetts Lowell ECE student graduates he/she shall have:

  1. A strong grounding in the fundamentals including the ability to formulate and solve engineering problems by applying the principles of mathematics, science and electrical & computer engineering.
  2. Ability to analyze and synthesize engineering problems including design and conduct experiments, use standard test equipment and interpret experimental data.
  3. Ability to design reliable systems, devices or processes from initial specifications to a deliverable system.
  4. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms.
  6. Ability to appreciate the complexities of professional environments, including  taking responsibility for oneself, working effectively and professionally as a team member, and being mindful of ethical, economic, and contemporary concerns.
  7. Competence in taking the initiative for one's own professional development and recognition of the need and ability in engaging in post graduate education and lifelong continual learning.
  8. Ability to independently accomplish engineering tasks
  9. Ability to enter industry with the engineering techniques, skills, and tools required to be able to solve real-world problems in electrical and computer engineering.