Student Outcomes

Student outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program.  The following are the student outcomes of the Electrical and Computer Engineering programs at Iowa State University

(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 multidisciplinary 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 lifelong learning.
(j)   A knowledge of contemporary issues.
(k)  An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.