Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

  Level of Achievement: 1 Below Expectations Level of Achievement: 2 Meets Expectations Level of Achievement: 3 Exceeds Expectations
Knowledge of professional tools

Is not familiar with state-of-the-art tools (equipment, instruments, software).

Knows what tools are generally available and is competent to use them at a basic level.

Maintains expertise in appropriate tools for the field

Selection of tools

Is not able to identify the right tools for a particular problem or project.

Can usually identify tools that might fit a particular problem or project.

Can identify and evaluate which tools are best for a particular problem or project.

Computer skills

Has poor computer skills.

Has average computer skills.

Has strong computer skills

Ability to find needed information/

Cannot independently seek out needed information and resources.

Is able to find some relevant information for application to a problem.

Is able to comprehensively seek and evaluate appropriate information for a task.

Ability to develop new skills and expertise

Is unable to independently learn new tools and skills; requires assistance.

Is able to eventually learn new tools and skills, but is sometimes inefficient and uncomfortable doing so.

Is able to quickly and effectively learn new tools and skills.


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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