Program Educational Objectives
The goal of the Electrical Engineering program at Pitt-Johnstown is to graduate students who are ready to enter the profession and are able to thrive throughout their career. We prepare graduates who have a firm grasp of the fundamentals and are able to:
The Electrical Engineering department at Pitt-Johnstown has adopted the general and program-specific outcomes defined by the ETAC of ABET for Electrical Engineering Baccalaureate Degree programs. Upon completion of their degree, graduates of the Pitt-Johnstown EE program will have demonstrated they have achieved the following general outcomes:
In addition to the above general outcomes, the ETAC of ABET program outcomes for both Associate and Baccalaureate Degree EE programs require that graduates of the Pitt-Johnstown EE 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 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.