Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Graduates of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) program at UA Little Rock will have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. The Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering teaches students how to ensure a customer’s needs are satisfied in a high quality, trustworthy, cost efficient and schedule compliant manner. The program combines the disciplines of electrical engineering and computer engineering and prepares the students to undertake the FE exam in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

The program is accredited by ABET from Oct 1, 2016 – present.


Program Objectives and Learning Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives

The Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE) program aspires to produce graduates who will:

  1. Pursue a diverse range of careers as engineers, consultants, and entrepreneurs
  2. Pursue excellence and leadership roles in science, engineering and technology related fields
  3. Continue professional development through self-study, continuing or graduate education and professional studies
  4. Conduct themselves with integrity in a professional and ethical manner

Student Learning Outcomes

The graduates of the Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering (ECSE) program will have attained:

  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.

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Year AY 17-18 AY 18-19 AY 19-20 AY 20-21
Enrollment 22 31 33 34
Graduates 1 5 4 14

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Early Entry Graduate Degree

UA Little Rock also offers a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and an early entry graduate program that allows undergraduate students to begin their graduate career while completing their bachelor’s degree. Please email Dr. Kamran Iqbal to learn more about our program.

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