Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives

The Computer Engineering program develops computer engineers who are:

  • In demand by employers
  • Recognized for their ability to apply engineering expertise
  • Recognized for their leadership and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to learn and adapt to the changing environment created by societal and technical influences
  • Demonstrate continued career growth and professional development

Student Outcomes

UW-Stout Computer Engineering program graduates will possess:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • An ability to communicate effectively the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • Proficiency in the design and implementation of systems using embedded digital processors