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Student Outcomes

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Electrical Engineering Technology
Student Outcomes

The Electrical Engineering Technology department at Pitt-Johnstown has adopted the general and student specific outcomes defined by the ETAC of ABET for Electrical Engineering Technology Baccalaureate Degree programs. Upon completion of their degree, graduates of the Pitt-Johnstown EET program will have demonstrated they have achieved the following general outcomes:

  • a. an appropriate mastery of the knowledge techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines.
  • b. an ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
  • c. an ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
  • d. an ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
  • e. an ability to function effectively on teams.
  • f. an ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  • g. an ability to communicate effectively.
  • h. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
  • i. an ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
  • j. a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues - and
  • k. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

In addition to the above general outcomes, ETAC of ABET Student Outcomes for Baccalaureate Degree EET programs require that graduates of the Pitt-Johnstown EET program demonstrate they are capable of the following:

  • a.  the application of circuit analysis and design, computer programming, associated software, analog and digital electronics, and microcomputers, and engineering standards to the building, testing, operation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic(s) systems.
  • b.  the applications of physics or chemistry to electrical/electronic(s) circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.
  • c. the ability to analyze, design, and implement control systems, instrumentation systems, communications systems, computer systems, or power systems.
  • d. the ability to apply project management techniques to electrical/electronic(s) systems.
  • e. the ability to utilize statistics/probability, transform methods, discrete mathematics, or applied differential equations in support of electrical/electronic(s) systems.


Last Reviewed: September 29, 2008