Civil and Environmental Engineering

Accreditation

ABET-Accredited LogoThe Bachelor of Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accediation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

The undergraduate student enrollment data can be found here.

Civil Engineering Student Outcomes

Outcomes are statements that describe what students are expected to know and are able to do by the time of graduation. These outcomes should also support the achievement of the stated program objectives. These outcomes must embrace the ABET required a-k outcomes:  

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c)  an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
(g) an ability to communicate effectively
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
 

Civil Engineering Program Educational Objectives

The objectives of the Civil Engineering program are consistent with the mission statements and guiding principles of the college and the university. The objectives are to produce graduates who within 2 to 5 years after graduation:  

  1. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  2. Demonstrate progressive technical competency.
  3. Acquire and maintain professional registration(s).
  4. Participate and/or lead as an engineering team member.
  5. Meet realistic project schedule deadlines and budget constraints consistently.
  6. Continue professional growth through activities such as continuing education, graduate school, activities in professional societies and community involvement.
  7. Make decisions that include ethical and societal considerations.
  8. Demonstrate critical thinking skills.