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Electrical Engineering

Accreditation

Our undergraduate electrical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. Why does ABET accreditation matter?

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Mission Statements

University of Dayton Mission

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

School of Engineering Mission

Rooted in the Catholic, Marianist tradition of educating the whole person, we guide the transformation of students into engineering professionals who excel technically, embrace innovation and collaboration, possess an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrate social and global awareness, and lead their communities for the betterment of all.

Electrical Engineering Program Mission

Our mission is to provide an educational experience of the highest quality to produce the discipline’s most valued graduates, with the skills and knowledge to learn, lead, and serve in electrical and computer engineering related professions and in their communities.

Program Educational Objectives

Our electrical engineering alumni will

  1. Find rewarding careers as engineering professionals. As electrical engineers they will design and develop new products, technologies and processes that incorporate one or more of the following elements: analog and digital circuits, signals and systems, computer design, software development, and hardware/software integration.
  2. Continue their professional education either formally, in graduate school, professional school, or through industrial training programs or informally, through activities such as continuing education, attendance in short courses, professional workshops and conferences.
  3. Exercise and further develop their skills in professional communication through activities such as project briefings, conference presentations, technical reports and manuals, and journal publications.
  4. Participate in activities for the betterment of society and carry on the traditions of the University of Dayton by maintaining high ethical standards in their professional activities and by serving their country and community through service, leadership and mentoring.

Student Outcomes

Our students will have

  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 judgment, 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.
Undergraduate Engineering and Engineering Technology Enrollment and Graduation
UG Enrollment Fall 2022 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded 2022-2023 UG Enrollment Fall 2023
Chemical 186 62 168
Civil 219 60 228
Computer (CPE) 145 37 151
Electrical (ECE) 193 80 142
Mechanical 730 166 702
Discover Engineering 59 N/A 42
Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology 34 7 35
Industrial Engineering Technology 43 13 36
Mechanical Engineering Technology 126 39 117
Discover Engineering Technology 21 N/A 16
Total 1756 464 1637
CONTACT

Electrical and Computer Engineering, Dr. Eric Balster, Department Chair

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0232
937-229-3611
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