Accreditation and Objectives

San José State University’s Bachelor’s Degree program in Electrical Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

ABET accreditation assures that our program meets the standards to produce graduates ready to enter critical technical fields. Find out Why ABET Accreditation Matters.


Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

ABET requires the Electrical Engineering Department to share graduation and enrollment data with students to qualify for accreditation. SJSU’s Office of Institutional Research manages this information. To access this information, please refer to the links below:


Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

Within a few years after graduation, the BSEE graduates will be able to:

  1. Become a technically qualified engineer to address complex problems and apply learned skills in engineering careers.
  2. Maintain and enhance professional competence by acquiring new knowledge and refining skills.
  3. Fulfill the needs of society in solving technical problems using engineering principles, tools, and practices, in an ethical and responsible manner.
  4. Demonstrate leadership skills in the workplace and function professionally in a globally competitive world.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

By the time of graduation, the BSEE graduates will acquire:

  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.

University Learning Goals (ULGs)

You can find university learning goals through SJSU’s Student Outreach and Recruitment Website.