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Electrical & Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering Accreditation

Morgan State University is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The Electrical Engineering program was founded in September 1984 and the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree program "is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,"

The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Accreditation Guidelines

The current curricular requirements and guidelines for accredited engineering programs are:

  1. A minimum of 30 semester credit hours (or equivalent) of a combination of college-level mathematics and basic sciences with experimental experience appropriate to the program.
  2. A minimum of 45 semester credit hours (or equivalent) of engineering topics appropriate to the program, consisting of engineering and computer sciences and engineering design, and utilizing modern engineering tools.
  3. A broad education component that complements the technical content of the curriculum and is consistent with the program educational objectives.
  4. A culminating major engineering design experience that 1) incorporates appropriate engineering standards and multiple constraints, and 2) is based on the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work.

Program History

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department was founded in 1984. The Electrical and Computer Engineering department offers the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with an approved track in Computer Engineering and also CyberSecurity. The program is primarily offered on campus although there are some online course offerings.  The last accreditation review for the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering was conducted in Fall of 2013.

Institution's Mission Statement

Morgan State University serves the community, region, state, nation, and world as an intellectual and creative resource by supporting, empowering and preparing high-quality, diverse graduates to lead the world. The University offers innovative, inclusive, and distinctive educational experiences to a broad cross-section of the population in a comprehensive range of disciplines at the baccalaureate, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree levels. Through collaborative pursuits, scholarly research, creative endeavors, and dedicated public service, the University gives significant priority to addressing societal problems, particularly those prevalent in urban communities.

Program Educational Objectives

The ECE Department has identified five program educational objectives (PEOs) to guide the program curriculum and delivery:

  1. Remain effective in their employment in engineering and other professional career fields
  2. Facilitate innovation and synthesis of new products and services, as well as improve existing products, in a global context
  3. Continue to be leaders and /or major contributors in their profession, community and other organizations
  4. Continue the learning process throughout their careers
  5. Provide service to their profession and community-at-large.

The PEOs are documented in the 2018-2020 University Catalog.  The program handbook is documented here: Electrical and Computer Engineering Department 2018-2020 Handbook.

Student Outcomes

The Electrical Engineering Program has adopted new Student Outcomes effective Fall 2018. The new student outcomes are documented in the 2018-2020 University Catalog. The program handbook is available on the School of Engineering website. Students in the Electrical Engineering program will attain the following outcomes by the time of graduation:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies, consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors

Enrollment and Degrees Awarded Statistics

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