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ABET Accreditation
Accreditation Coordinator
Dr. Michael Thompson

Dr. Michael Thompson
Professor and Accreditation Coordinator, Electrical and Computer Engineering

(254) 710-4129
Institution Information
Baylor University
Waco, Texas



The undergraduate program in Electrical and Computer Engineering is accredited by ABET. ABET accreditation is assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which it prepares its students.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering program is to educate students within a caring Christian environment, in the discipline of electrical and computer engineering. We want our graduates to be motivated by Christian ideals and to view their career as a lifelong commitment to serving others. We strive to provide our students with a strong technical foundation with an emphasis on professional, moral, ethical and leadership development.

BSECE Program Educational Objectives

The objectives of the B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering program, delivered in an educational environment shaped by Christian ideals, are that:

Graduates will be successful in their chosen profession as evidenced by:

  • career satisfaction
  • promotions, raises and increased professional responsibilities
  • professional visibility (e.g., publications, presentations, patents, inventions, awards, etc.)
  • entrepreneurial activities

Graduates will be successful in post-undergraduate studies as evidenced by:

  • satisfaction with the decision to further their education
  • advanced degrees earned
  • professional visibility (e.g., publications, presentations, patents, inventions, awards, etc.)
BSECE Expected Student Outcomes

In support of the program objectives, graduates of the program will be able to demonstrate

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

Academic Year Enrollment Degrees Awarded
2016-17 142 47
2015-16 138 37
2014-15 133 33