Program objectives and outcomes

Program Educational Objectives

The overall objective of the Wireless Engineering Program is to prepare graduates who will be successful in their chosen career paths. Within a few years of graduation, alumni of the Wireless Engineering Program are expected to have attained the following objectives.

  • PEO#1: Contributed positively to the development and application of new wireless technologies and systems as an individual contributor, a member of one or more project teams, and/or as a leader of one or more project teams,
  • PEO#2: Achieved success in their chosen profession as evidenced by career satisfaction, promotions/raises, and leadership at levels appropriate to their experience,
  • PEO#3: Achieved success in post-undergraduate studies as evidenced by satisfaction with the decision to further their education, advanced degrees earned, professional registration, and professional visibility (e.g. publications, presentations, awards, etc.)
Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Wireless Engineering Program will have achieved and demonstrated 

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Richard ChapmanRichard Chapman
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Wireless Engineering Research and Education Center
Wireless Engineering Undergraduate Program Director

Phone: (334) 844-6314

Last Updated: 2/20/17 1:00 PM