The Electrical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ABET is one of the most respected accreditation organizations in the United States. Accreditation ensures that our academic program meets or exceeds established standards for engineering and technical education.

Statement of Goals and Objectives

The goals of the Department of Electrical Engineering’s academic programs are to provide quality education and to foster leading-edge research as means of training highly qualified engineers and leaders of tomorrow, in keeping with the mission of the University of Notre Dame.

The educational objectives through which this goal is met are:

  • Graduates will successfully participate in the electrical engineering profession.
  • Graduates will enroll in and complete high quality MS, PhD, JD, MBA and MD programs.
  • Graduates will exploit the breadth in their education to secure a diverse set of initial positions and will demonstrate professional agility in adapting to varied career paths and changing professional landscapes.

Program Outcomes

EE Graduates will possess:

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • 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.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Program Enrollment and Degree Data

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