ABET Accreditation

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

The University of Texas at Tyler Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.


Program Educational Objectives 

Educational objectives of the electrical engineering program are the knowledge, skills, and experiences that enable graduates to:

  1. Be involved in professional practice through the application of problem solving skills, using relevant technology in their field;
  2. Demonstrate professional leadership skills through effective communication, critical thought, creativity, and teamwork;
  3. Integrate engineering principles and social, business, and ethical issues in modern society in the process of decision making;
  4. Be professionally engaged in serving the needs of business, industry, government, and academic organizations; and
  5. Grow professionally through activities such as graduate study, continuing education, professional licensure, and participation in technical societies.


Student Outcomes

Electrical engineering students at the time of graduation should be able to:

  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; and
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.


Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

The enrollment history and degrees awarded for the last five years are linked below: