Important Public Information

The EET Program Educational Objectives of the EET Bachelor of Science Degree

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) is highly structured during the first two years and relatively flexible during the second two years.  The program provides a laboratory-based curriculum that combines experiential learning with electrical and electronic theory.  It is applications oriented and is designed to prepare well-rounded graduates who will compete and succeed in one or more of the fields related to electrical engineering technology.

Graduates of the electrical engineering technology program will:

1. Apply their technical knowledge as practicing professionals or engage in graduate education.

2. Work successfully in their chosen career individually and within a professional team environment.

3. Engage in professional development in their profession by adapting to new technology and career challenges.

Electrical Engineering Technology Student Outcomes for the EET B.S. Degree

Outcome Number Sub-Outcome Number Students graduating with a B.S. degree in EET will have:
The ability to communicate effectively in oral, written, visual, and graphical modes in both interpersonal and group environments.
  1.1 Students produce effective written documents
1.2 Students deliver effective oral presentations.
1.3 Students develop, prepare, and interpret effective visual and graphical information.
The attitudes, abilities, and skills required to adapt to rapidly changing technologies and the ability to pursue life-long learning.
  2.1 Students effectively use information acquisition tools.
2.2 Students demonstrate commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
The ability to think critically, and to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems.
  3.1 Students can analyze, design, and implement electronic systems using control, communication, computer, or power systems.
3.2 Students are able to use higher level mathematics in support of electronic systems.
An understanding of all aspects of the design process and project management including functional and esthetic considerations.
  4.1 Students understand and can apply the stages of the design process.
4.2 Students are able to evaluate alternative design solutions.
4.3 Students can develop a project schedule.
A sense of ethics and the personal discipline to succeed in the EET profession.
  5.1 Students are familiar with the IEEE and other professional societies’ Codes of Ethics.
5.2 Students can identify ethical misconduct and issues associated with different courses of action.
An understanding of the internationalization of technology and the marketplace and the value of cultural and personal diversity.
  6.1 Students are aware of the international nature of large technical companies.
6.2 Students have an awareness of the value of cultural diversity in contemporary society.
6.3 Students have an awareness of the international implications of technology.
6.4 Students are aware of legal issues relating to harassment and discrimination.
The skills and attitudes necessary to work successfully as a member of a team.
  7.1 Students demonstrate effective teamwork skills.

Enrollment Trends

  2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
West Lafayette 412 388 405 384 378 356 347 317
Kokomo 31 37 38 48 46 40
New Albany 46 58 55 56 53 45
South Bend 38 53 73 70 74 89


Placement Data

Number of Graduates Percent of Grads Reported Placement Rate Average Salary
78 96.2% 89.3% $58,483