ABET Accreditation

Howard University’s Bachelor of Science degree programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

The Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

I. Howard University Electrical Engineering graduates will achieve successful careers in Electrical Engineering or other fields that require technical and/or professional skills and knowledge.

II. Howard University Electrical Engineering graduates will pursue continuous professional development, including advanced study and/or research in technical or professional fields.

III. Howard University Electrical Engineering graduates will demonstrate active engagement and leadership within professional/community activities, with a special emphasis on African-American and other underrepresented communities.

The Computer Engineering Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

I. Howard University Computer Engineering graduates will achieve successful careers in Computer Engineering or other fields that require technical and/or professional skills and knowledge.

II. Howard University Computer Engineering graduates will pursue continuous professional development, including advanced study and/or research in technical or professional fields.

III. Howard University Computer Engineering graduates will demonstrate active engagement and leadership within professional/community activities, with a special emphasis on African-American and other underrepresented communities.

Undergraduate Program Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering programs at Howard University have:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

(c) 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

(d) an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams

(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

(g) an ability to communicate effectively

(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context

(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

News

Cooley Pays it Forward with Tech 4.0 STEAM Technology Teen Workshop

Fri, September 6, 2019

Computer Science Senior Jasmon Cooley is paying it forward with her non-profit startup Tech 4.0. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Cooley witnessed the absence of engineers and information technology professionals in her environment. She recognized this as a lack of available opportunities and resources. Her goal is to create a pipeline for African American engineering talent, multiplying the number of African American engineers in the United States. Read More >>

Diaz-Caez Visiting Graduate Researcher at Tsinghua University this Summer

Fri, August 23, 2019

Electrical engineering Ph.D. student Christian Diaz-Caez was selected to participate in a National Science Foundation (NSF) IRES project as a visiting graduate researcher at Tsinghua University this summer. The U.S. News and World Report ranks Tsinghua University as No. 1 in Global Universities in China rankings. Read More >>

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