A knowledge of mathematics (differential, integral, and multivariate calculus; linear algebra; complex variables; differential equations; discrete math; and probability), science (Newtonian mechanics; electricity and magnetism; and introductory chemistry), computer fundamentals (programming languages; computer organization; and software/hardware interfaces) and engineering science (signals and systems, electromagnetics, and electronic devices).
Experiments and Data Analysis
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 multi-disciplinary teams.
An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
An ability to communicate effectively. Students should be able to express ideas clearly and concisely in an organized manner both orally and in writing.
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.
Techniques, Skills, and Tools
An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
An understanding of principles of leadership and project management.