The Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ABET, Inc. is the governing agency responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and certifying the quality of applied science, computing, engineering, and technology education.

Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment and B.S. Degree Statistics

Academic Year 2021-2022 2020-2021 2019-2020 2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016
Undergraduate Fall Enrollment 169 179 205 236 214 203 192
B.S. Degrees Awarded 38 41 44 52 42 33 44

Consistent with the mission of the University, the Duluth campus, and the College, the educational objectives of the Electrical Engineering program are to produce graduates who will:

  • Develop a productive career. [Public service, teaching and learning, career foundation mission]

  • Advance knowledge in their field through technical innovations and research. [Research mission]

  • Integrate the imparted ethical foundation, creative purpose, and technical knowledge into responsible citizenship. [Teaching and learning, liberal education mission]

  • Contribute to the well-being of their community. [Public service, teaching and learning mission]

  • Pursue life-long learning. [Teaching and learning, research mission]

Student Outcomes

The BS Electrical Engineering program seeks to produce graduates with:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.