Knowledge of contemporary issues

  Level of Achievement: 1 Below Expectations Level of Achievement: 2 Meets Expectations Level of Achievement: 3 Exceeds Expectations
Effect of politics on engineering

Demonstrates little to no awareness discussion of government regulations or impact of politics on engineering solutions

Demonstrates some awareness of government regulations or impact of political decisions on engineering solutions

Fully discusses relevant government regulations and/or impact of political decisions on engineering decisions

Future effects of technology trends

Concerned only with the immediate impact of engineering solution and does not consider future use.

Demonstrates some awareness of future impact of present work

Fully discusses impact of present work on future trends in technology

Awareness of societal/cultural norms with regard to engineering solutions

Little or no consideration given to s/c norms when developing an engineering solution.

Some consideration given to impact of engineering solution on existing s/c norms.

Thorough examination of s/c norms and modification of engineering solution to serve those norms

Awareness of diversity in engineering

Little to no discussion of diversity and or multicultural issues on engineering solution.

Demonstrates some awareness of diversity within work performed

Fully describes multicultural/diversity impact of present work and shows effort to integrate diverse viewpoints into the engineering solution.

Awareness of job market

Little to no awareness of professional opportunities and their connection to economic forces

Demonstrates some awareness of economic forces and their impact on the profession.

Is able to articulate the connection between economic forces and their possible impact on professional opportunities for themselves and others.


Students studying in lab

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical engineers work on the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and how we use it. Computer engineers design and build the hardware and software that run our global marketplace. Think about the gadgets you plug into on a daily basis. How many of them are powered by electricity or computer technology?

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Dr. Edwin Yaz
Department Chair

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