Montana State University, Bozeman, MT USA

The Montana State University Electrical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ECE Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Montana State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is to provide an excellent, diverse, and inclusive environment for the scholarly pursuits of education, discovery, and dissemination in electrical and computer engineering in support of Montana State University and the State of Montana.

EE Program Objectives --

In their first few years on the job, graduates of the EE program:

  1. Pursue a professional career based on an education in the fundamentals of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  2. Engage in post-graduate education programs
  3. Provide a positive impact to the engineering community and to the community at large

EE Student Outcomes --

(a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

(b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

(c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.

(d) An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.

(e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

(g) An ability to communicate effectively.

(h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.

(i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.

(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues.

(k) An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

(l) Knowledge of the principles of project management and design trade-offs.

(r) An ability to analyze and synthesize electronic devices and electrical systems.

EE Program Assessment

Plan and results (ABET Criterion 3 and Criterion 4)

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data --

Academic Year: 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
CpE majors 58 73 72 81 91  107 129
EE majors 194 201 191 218 206  216 229
CpE degrees awarded 6 8 7 9 5  11 12
EE degrees awarded 23 28 19 25 25  41 33