Electronics Engineering – Student Outcomes

1. Engineering Design

Design electronic systems satisfying requirements and needs as well as given technical, economic, social and legal constraints.

Criteria
Interpret requirements and needs and translate them into the formulation of an electronics engineering project.
Formulate the specifications of a design project considering technical variables, realistic economic and social restrictions.
Propose and evaluate different and solution alternatives and select the most adequate satisfying requirements and constraints.
Develop the elements of an electronic system and integrate them applying proper methodologies according to project characteristics.
Present and describe the solution through specifications, planes, engineering drawings, diagrams and virtual simulations.
Propose the implementation process of the electronic design.

2. Problem Solving

Identify, formulate and solve engineering problems properly using the methods, techniques and tools of electronics engineering.

Criteria
Identify and diagnose problems and prioritize them according to their impact and relevance.
Propose adequate and realizable solutions applying engineering criteria and proper norms and standards.
Model and simulate electronic components and systems for evaluating and optimizing their behavior and predict outcomes.
Implement and maintain electronic systems satisfying requirements.
Operate and use equipment, instruments and software required for electronic engineering practice.

3. Sciences Application

Apply the knowledge and skills of mathematics, sciences and engineering to solve electronic engineering problems.

Criteria
Identify the relevant variables of an electronic component or system, define their metrics and formulates dependence relationships.
Apply mathematical tools for modeling, simulating and analyzing the behavior of diverse complexity electronic systems.
Interpret physical phenomena from the fundamental laws that govern them.

4. Experimentation and Testing

Conceive and conduct experiments and tests, analyze data and interpret results.

Criteria
Determine the tests and experiments to be done, as well as the required infrastructure.
Identify and relate the relevant parameters and variables of a system and properly estimate or measure them.
Compile relevant information of similar tests and experiments.
Analyze and process data and results using proper statistical methods and criteria.

5. Modern Engineering Practice

Use and apply techniques, methods and tools of modern engineering necessary for the practice of electronics engineering.

Criteria
Use modern and specialized software typical of professional practice.
Apply modern techniques and methods for the analysis, design and implementation of electronic systems.
Apply norms and standards to develop electronic engineering projects.
Use last generation information and communication technologies.

6. Engineering Impact

Understand the impact of engineering solutions on people and society in local and global contexts.

Criteria
Appraise the economic and social benefits of electronic engineering on the progress of society and the wellbeing of people.
Recognize the importance of electronic engineering for the creation and innovation of products, processes and services.
Understand the impact of electrical engineering solutions in labor and social environments.

7. Project Management

Plan and manage electronic engineering projects taking into account quality, efficiency and productivity criteria.

Criteria
Formulate the objectives and restrictions of an electronic engineering project and propose strategies for implementation.
Estimate the unit and total costs of an electronic engineering project.
Determine the technical, economic and legal feasibility of an electronic engineering project.
Determine the scope of a project, its activities and priorities, and propose execution and control schedules.
Participate on the supervision of an electronic engineering project taking into account quality, efficiency and safety criteria.

8. Environmental Appraisal

Takes into account the importance of preserving and improving the environment in the development of their personal and professional activities.

Criteria
Promote the use of materials, technologies and processes that are environmentally adequate.
Make a rational use of natural resources understanding their importance in the life of people and society.
Participates in activities and campaigns for environment and ecosystems conservation and improvement.

9. Lifelong Learning

Recognize the need to keep their knowledge and skills up to date according to advances of electronic engineering and engage in lifelong learning.

Criteria
Identify relevant areas for the development of their professional career.
Keep themselves up to date on new tendencies and technologies of electronic engineering as well as their diverse applications.
Be autonomous in their learning process.
Be part of research groups and students branches of professional associations.
Attend and participate in events of professional development.

10. Contemporary Issues

Know and analyze relevant contemporary issues in local, national and global contexts.

Criteria
Be informed and emit opinion about the main social, economic and political facts in local and global contexts.
Understand relevant social and economic issues affecting his/her professional career and working environment.

11. Ethical and Professional Responsibility

Evaluate their decisions and actions from a moral perspective and assume responsibility for the executed projects.

Criteria
Anticipate the implications of their decisions as well as the results of their actions and projects.
Appraise the punctual and responsible fulfilling of their personal and professional duties.
Respect the intellectual property and acknowledge the contribution of others.
Takes into consideration community interests and the social benefit.
Knows and act according to the professional code of ethics.

12. Communication

Communicate clearly and effectively in oral, written and graphical formats, interacting with different types of audiences.

Criteria
Express their ideas clearly and concisely using the adequate technological support.
Elaborate clear and precise technical documentation using norms, symbology and terminology proper of electronic engineering.
Adjust their speech according to the type of audience for getting a proper understanding and interpretation.
Read technical documentation in English.

13. Teamworking

Effectively participate and integrate in multi-disciplinary teams aiming to the achievement of goals and objectives.

Criteria
Appraise the importance of teamworking and promote the formation of work teams.
Can perform as leader or active member of a working team effectively participating to achieve the proposed goals and results.
Propose and accepts ideas conducting to the achievement of objectives and results.
Appraise the differences of opinion, is tolerant and respect agreements.

 

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