Mission Statement

We provide graduate programs and an ABET-accredited undergraduate program that are accessible to a diverse group of students-students of different racial and cultural backgrounds, full-time students as well as those who have considerable work and family commitments outside their academic learning and students with a wide variety of work experiences.

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

The  bachelor of science in electrical engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org/.

Program Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the bachelor of science in electrical engineering program are to produce graduates who, within a few years of graduation, will:

  1. Demonstrate professional advancement as productive practicing engineers who continuously develop their technical expertise, as demanded by the rapidly changing technologies
  2. Attain enhanced and broadened knowledge via graduate education in either engineering or other fields such as sciences, mathematics, business, medicine and law

Student Outcomes

The student who completes the electrical engineering program or the computer engineering program will have attained the following:

  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 multi-disciplinary 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 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 

Graduate Program Objectives and Student Outcomes

Program Objectives

  1. To prepare professionals who can contribute to advanced engineering solutions.
  2. To train leaders who can independently assess and effectively communicate technical information.
  3. To provide students with advanced knowledge and training for the pursuit of innovative research. 

Master's Degree Student Outcomes

Upon graduation with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado Denver, students should:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge in a chosen subfield of Electrical Engineering.
  • Have the ability to identify and derive solutions to advanced problems using their knowledge of math and science.
  • Have the ability to document engineering problems and solutions in a professional setting.

Engineering and Applied Science PhD Degree Student Outcomes

Upon graduation with an Engineering and Applied Science PhD degree from the University of Colorado Denver, students should have:

  • Demonstrated expertise in their chosen subfield of Electrical Engineering.
  • The ability to conduct independent research in their chosen subfield of Electrical Engineering.
  • The ability to communicate technical concepts both oral and written.