Program Educational Objectives

The University of Arkansas, the state land grant university, is a nationally competitive, student-centered, teaching and research university serving Arkansas and the world.  As part of the University of Arkansas, the Electrical Engineering Department, we'll provide the education necessary to establish the best foundation for electrical engineers at all degree levels, and prepare them to be nationally competitive leaders, skillful at undertaking the current and future challenges facing our world.

The educational mission of the department is conducted through both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Program Educational Objectives (PEO's) for the undergraduate program, which leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, are to produce graduates who in three to five years after graduation:

  1. Are recruited in a competitive market and valued as reliable and competent employees by a wide variety of industries; in particular, electrical engineering industries,
  2. Succeed, if pursued, in graduate studies such as engineering, science, law, medicine, business, and other professions,
  3. Understand the need for life-long learning and continued professional development for a successful and rewarding career, and
  4. Accept responsibility for leadership roles, in their profession, in their communities, and in the global society.