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Electrical Engineering Major

​B.S.E.E. degree

The requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering include 30-39 hours of general education requirements, 34-38 hours of Mathematics and Science, and 9 hours of Business, for a minimum​ total of 130-134 hours for the degree.

Program Educational Objectives

The engineering programs have established the following expectations for the accomplishments of our graduates in the first several years following graduation:
  • ​Our graduates will apply their engineering knowledge and problem solving skills in related professional fields.
  • Our graduates will function as team members who think critically, communicate effectively, and demonstrate initiative and self-motivation.
  • Our graduates will be actively involved in their profession and engaged in lifelong learning activities in electrical engineering or related fields.
  • ​Our graduates will exhibit high levels of professionalism and professional ethics.


​Student Outcomes

By the time of graduation from the Electrical Engineering Program, students are expected to have:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering;
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  • an 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;
  • an ability to function in multidisciplinary teams;
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • an 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 for the need for and an ability to engage in lifelong learning;
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues;
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;
  • an ability to apply advanced mathematics including multivariate calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra;
  • a knowledge of probability and statistics, including electrical engineering applications;
  • a knowledge of basic sciences, computer science, and engineering sciences necessary to analyze and design complex electrical and electronic devices, software, and systems containing hardware and software components.

CMU, is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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