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Cyber Systems Program Educational Objectives

U.S. Coast Guard Academy Electrical Engineering Program produce graduates who, within several years of graduation:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the professional practice of computing as Coast Guard junior officers.
  2. Demonstrate intellectual or professional growth as evidenced by post-graduate education, licensing, certification, promotion, and participation in pertinent professional societies.
  3. Contribute cyber expertise to U.S. Coast Guard technical challenges, specifically in the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, and Intelligence (C5I) community, within the framework of Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) processes.

Student Outcomes

Graduates will have an ability to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in cyber related activities.
  6. Apply security principles and practices to maintain operations in the presence of risks and threats.