ABET Accreditation

Howard University’s Bachelor of Science degree programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

The Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

I. Howard University Electrical Engineering graduates will achieve successful careers in Electrical Engineering or other fields that require technical and/or professional skills and knowledge.

II. Howard University Electrical Engineering graduates will pursue continuous professional development, including advanced study and/or research in technical or professional fields.

III. Howard University Electrical Engineering graduates will demonstrate active engagement and leadership within professional/community activities, with a special emphasis on African-American and other underrepresented communities.

The Computer Engineering Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

I. Howard University Computer Engineering graduates will achieve successful careers in Computer Engineering or other fields that require technical and/or professional skills and knowledge.

II. Howard University Computer Engineering graduates will pursue continuous professional development, including advanced study and/or research in technical or professional fields.

III. Howard University Computer Engineering graduates will demonstrate active engagement and leadership within professional/community activities, with a special emphasis on African-American and other underrepresented communities.

Undergraduate Program Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering programs at Howard University have:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) 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 multi-disciplinary teams

(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) an ability to communicate effectively

(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Electrical engineering undergraduate program enrollment and degree data, 2013 to 2018

Computer engineering undergraduate program enrollment and degree data, 2013 to 2018

News

Alumna Sylvia Wilson Thomas Inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows

Fri, June 12, 2020

Electrical Engineering Alumna Sylvia Wilson Thomas (Ph.D. ‘99) was recently inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows Class of 2020. The AIMBE College of Fellows has inducted 2,000 fellows since it was founded in 1991. According to the AIMBE website, “fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. They are considered the life-blood of AIMBE and work towards realizing AIMBE’s vision to provide medical and biological engineering innovation for the benefit of humanity.”Read More >>

Howard Team Participates in AMIE Design Challenge

Fri, April 10, 2020

Computer Science Junior Joseph Fletcher, Seniors Kendal Hall and Tyler Ramsey, and Ph.D. student Abdulhamid Adebayo participated in the Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) Design Challenge at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) 2020 STEM Conference. Read More >>

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