Master Course Description for EE-491 (ABET Sheet)

Title: Undergraduate Seminar

Credits: 1 (seminar)

UW Course Catalog Description:

Coordinator: Matt Reynolds, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Goals: The Undergraduate Seminar Series was created to expose current EE students to the depth and breadth of current technologies, cutting edge research, and industry applications. The seminars speakers are from industry, government, and academe.

Learning Objectives: Through the seminar series, students shall gain an appreciation of the wide scope of electrical engineering, current trends, and innovative engineering research and solutions which fuel the rapid pace of development.

Textbook: No text is required for the course.

Prerequisites: None.

Topics: Seminar content will vary weekly by speaker.

Course Structure: The course meets weekly for one seminar hour.

Computer Resources: None.

Grading: This course is graded credit/non-credit.

ABET Student Outcome Coverage: This course addresses the following outcomes:

H = high relevance, M = medium relevance, L = low relevance to course.

(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 (M) The speakers will come from a variety of backgrounds and present a wide range of current topics. Through this exposure students shall see how professional and ethical responsibilities and engineering judgment come into play through real world examples.

(7) An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies (M) The issues and technologies presented by the speakers will illustrate to the students how learning beyond the class and the textbook are required to make progress on real world problems.

Prepared By: R. Bruce Darling

Last revised: 6/10/2019, R. Bruce Darling