The ECE Department at Drexel University serves the public and the university community by providing superior career-integrated education in electrical and computer engineering; by conducting research in these fields, to generate new knowledge and technologies; and by promoting among all its constituents professionalism, social responsibility, civic engagement and leadership.
ECE Educational Objectives
Our alumni will:
- continue as valued, dependable, and competent employees in a wide variety of fields and industries, in particular as electrical and computer engineers,
- succeed in graduate and professional studies, such as engineering, science, law, medicine or business,
- pursue life-long learning and professional development for a successful and rewarding career,
- provide leadership in their profession, in their communities, and in the global society, and
- function as responsible members of society with an awareness of the social and ethical ramifications of their work.
ECE Student Outcomes
At graduation, our students will have:
- the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- the ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- the 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
- the ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
- the ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- the understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- the 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
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.