Purdue Northwest students have the option of a traditional Loading… or a Loading…. The first three semesters are the same for both programs, as are many of the upper-level courses. The BSEE covers a broad range of electrical topics, while the BSCmpE focuses on a combination of software and hardware aspects. Both programs include a substantial hands-on laboratory component.
The educational objectives of both programs are to provide each graduate with:
- Engineering Competence – Graduates are competent and engaged professionals in their field
- Continuous Learning – Graduates continue developing professionally
- Professional Skills – Graduates demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills and are contributors in their profession
- Societal Skills – Graduates recognize the societal, ethical, and global impacts of their work
The flexibility of the engineering program allows students interested in other engineering disciplines not offered at Purdue University Northwest, such as aerospace, chemical, etc. to complete one to two years of study for transfer to another university. The Interdisciplinary Engineering Option allows student to design their own programs to meet their career needs; it provides excellent preparation for a career in law or medicine.