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Electrical Engineering 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 engineering as USCG 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 electrical engineering expertise and ethical leadership to U.S. Coast Guard engineering challenges within the framework of current practices for engineering life cycle management.

Student Outcomes

Graduates will have:

  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.

In addition to the common departmental program mission and common Student Outcomes, the Electrical Engineering program has a curriculum that includes:

  • probability and statistics, including applications appropriate to electrical engineering.
  • mathematics through differential and integral calculus, sciences, and engineering topics necessary to analyze and design complex electrical and electronic devices, software, and systems containing hardware and software components.
  • advanced mathematics including differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables, and discrete mathematics.

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Number of Graduates Per Year
Currently Enrolled
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
11 11 16 21 19 13 14 13 14 22 23