The University of St. Thomas

School of Engineering



Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E)

Program Overview:

A Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering which blends theory and research with practical engineering fundamentals and a balanced liberal arts education.

Program Educational Objectives:

Graduates of the UST BSEE program are expected to demonstrate achievement of one or more of the following:

  1. Effective Engineer: Use electrical, electronic, and computer principles to create systems, products, and services that meet articulated and unarticulated needs of people and improve the quality of their lives in a sustainable way.
  2. Learning Professional: Increase personal knowledge and skill through graduate or professional study, appropriate certifications, and work assignments.
  3. Citizenship: Contribute time, knowledge, and skills to the profession, community, and the world.
  4. Leadership and Teaming: Serve as a team member or team leader, demonstrating ethical behavior, social sensitivity, and professional responsibility.

BSEE Program Learning Outcomes

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
d an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
e 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 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.

(Engineering UG Curriculum Committee and Engineering Faculty
 Revised August 13, 2002, February 2, 2005 and April 9, 2008)