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Accreditation and Assessment

The Bachelor of Science program in electrical engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of   
ABET, Inc.  
415 N. Charles Street  
Baltimore, MD 21201  
Telephone: 410‐347‐7700    
E‐mail: accreditation@abet.org 

Electrical Engineering:  Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates will be able to successfully practice electrical engineering and related fields regionally, nationally, and globally
  • Graduates will be well-educated in the fundamental and applied concepts of electrical engineering and be able to continue their professional development throughout their careers
  • Graduates will be skilled in clear communications and teamwork, and capable of functioning responsibly and ethically in diverse environments
  • Graduates will be prepared to demonstrate leadership in outreach, innovation, and invention.

Student Outcomes for Electrical Engineering are:

  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 factor
  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 objective
  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

Find more information on student achievement, enrollment, retention and placement at South Dakota Mines. 

Department Head
Contact Information

Dr. Thomas Montoya
Department Head and Professor
Phone: 605-394-1219
Office: EEP 310 (campus map)

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