Vision and Mission of the Department

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 teaching and for the quality, character, and integrity of its graduates and faculty.

Mission and Purpose

The mission of the ECE Department is to offer undergraduate and graduate programs of excellence in engineering that serve the needs of the West Florida region, the state, and the nation. The goal of these programs is to prepare students for a successful professional career in their respective chosen discipline of study. All programs shall be revised continuously to improve quality and respond to current workforce needs.

Revised Fall 2017


 

Electrical Engineering Program Objectives

Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering program at UWF is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.  ABET is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology and is among the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States.

Electrical Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering program at UWF 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

Electrical Engineering Student Outcomes

The faculty have adopted the engineering criteria student outcomes, namely:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Electrical Engineering Enrollment and Degree Data

Academic YearEnrollment (Fall Semester)Degrees Awarded
2017-2018 279  
2016-2017* 315 65
2015-2016 367 47
2014-2015 364 64
2013-2014 355 50
*Mechanical Engineering program started at UWF 

Computer Engineering Program Objectives

The Computer Engineering program at UWF is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET  ABET is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology and is among the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States.

Computer Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Computer Engineering program at UWF 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 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 1999
Revised and Approved in Spring 2005
Revised and Approved in Fall 2005
Revised and Approved in Spring 2017

Computer Engineering Student Outcomes

The faculty have adopted the engineering criteria student outcomes, namely:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Computer Engineering Enrollment and Degree Data

Academic YearEnrollment (Fall Semester)Degrees Awarded
2017-2018 88  
2016-2017* 101 19
2015-2016 109 16
2014-2015 124 12
2013-2014 116 15
*Mechanical Engineering program started at UWF