Mission Statement and Program Objectives

Vision

The vision of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is to be recognized in the state of Florida and the nation for its outstanding undergraduate teaching and outreach programs, and for the quality, character, and integrity of its graduates and faculty.

Mission and Purpose

The mission of the Department of ECE is to offer baccalaureate degree programs of excellence in engineering that serve the needs of the West Florida region, the state, and the nation. The goal of the baccalaureate degree programs is to prepare students to embark upon a professional career in electrical engineering, computer engineering or to pursue graduate study. The Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are ABET accredited. Both programs shall be revised continuously to meet the criteria for ABET accreditation.

Electrical Engineering Program Objectives

Graduates will be known for their accomplishments in the early stage of their careers and they should:

  • Develop electrical engineering solutions either individually or through interdisciplinary teams within a global and societal context.
  • Professionally and ethically, engage in technical or business activity through engineering ability, communication skills, and knowledge.
  • Continue professional growth through post-graduate education, continuing education, or professional activity.
  • Contribute to the Northwest Florida regional economic development.

Initially Approved in Fall 1997
Revised and Approved in Fall 1998
Revised and Approved in Spring 2005
Revised and Approved in Fall 2005
Revised and Approved in Spring 2017

Computer Engineering Program Objectives

Graduates will be known for their accomplishments in the early stage of their careers and they should:

  • Develop computer engineering solutions either individually or through interdisciplinary teams and act accordingly within a global and societal context.
  • Professionally and ethically, engage in technical or business activity through engineering ability, communication skills, and knowledge.
  • Continue professional growth through post-graduate education, continuing education, or professional activity.
  • Contribute to the Northwest Florida regional economic development.

Initially Approved in Spring 1999
Revised and Approved in Spring 2005
Revised and Approved in Fall 2005
Revised and Approved in Spring 2017