FIU College of Engineering and Computing

Florida International University - Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Accreditation

The Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, Telephone: (410) 347-7700 accredits engineering programs on a nationwide basis. ABET accreditation provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which the program prepares its students.

Baccalaureate engineering programs in Computing Engineering and Electrical Engineering are accredited by EAC. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has started new online delivery paths for Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering degrees. Although the online delivery courses for these degrees follow the same curriculum as our onsite courses, the online pathways have not yet been reviewed by the ABET accreditation board.

All academic programs of Florida International University are approved by the Florida Board of Education, the FIU Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Program Educational Objectives for Computer Engineering

Our principal goal is to produce graduates who will become successful engineers in an extensive range of endeavors. We will accomplish this through the following program educational objectives:

  • That our graduates are employed and have career advancement as engineers, or in another profession.
  • That our graduates stay current in their field of expertise.
  • That our graduates attain supervisory/leadership positions in their respective organizations.

Student Outcomes for Computer Engineering

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • 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
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the necessary education to understand the impact of engineering solution in an economic, environmental, and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • an ability to apply probability and statistics

Program Educational Objectives for Electrical Engineering

Our principal goal is to produce graduates who will become successful engineers in an extensive range of endeavors. We will accomplish this through the following program educational objectives:

  • That our graduates are employed and have career advancement as engineers, or in another profession.
  • That our graduates stay current in their field of expertise.
  • That our graduates attain supervisory/leadership positions in their respective organizations.

Student Outcomes for Electrical Engineering

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • 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
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the necessary education to understand the impact of engineering solution in an economic, environmental, and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • an ability to apply probability and statistics