The Electrical and Computer Engineering Program at Lafayette College is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The mission statement of the program is provided below in addition to the established program educational objectives and program outcomes:
Electrical and Computer Engineering Mission: To be one of the nation’s premier undergraduate ECE departments dedicated to thorough technical preparation, continuous development of professional awareness, and a heightened sense of social responsibility of our students.
Bring together students of high ability and a faculty composed of teacher-scholars in the major fields of Electrical and Computer Engineering for the purpose of learning through study, inquiry, discourse, and discovery.
Maintain a continuous evolution of curriculum, pedagogical practices, and resources to educate students in the guiding principles of the engineering profession and the best practices in both electrical and computer engineering.
Create an interactive environment between students and faculty that fosters a dedication to learning and an appreciation of both the history and future of the discipline.
Long-term objectives are developed such that graduates:
EO1-Have the ability to continually educate themselves
EO2-Can adapt to changing job assignments/challenges
EO3-Can apply their engineering education to solving a broad range of problems
EO4-Can demonstrate involvement in professional/public/community service
EO5-Excel in their chosen area of professional activity
EO6-Have an appreciation of business enterprise, technology management, and social and legal issues.
The ECE curriculum is designed so that, upon graduation, students have:
Enrollment and graduation data for the B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering program is available on the Lafayette Engineering Division website here.