Program Objectives and Student Outcomes

BSEE Program Mission

The mission of the Engineering Science Department at Sonoma State for the Electrical Engineering program is to impart high quality education and training to a diverse group of students who will excel in electrical engineering profession, play leadership roles in advancing the technology, remain engaged in life-long learning and be responsible citizens.

BSEE Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  1. Be successful engineers in electrical engineering and related fields, including graduate studies
  2. Maintain and enhance their professional skills continuously through life-long learning
  3. Be able to lead in their chosen roles, contributing professionally and ethically to society in a globally competitive world

BSEE Program Outcomes

The students will attain:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice