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Program Outcomes

The Civil Engineering Program is outlined so that its students attain the following outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering [ABET a].
  2.  An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data [ABET b].
  3.  An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs with realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, ethical, health and safety, and sustainability [ABET c].
  4.  An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams [ABET d].
  5.  An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems [ABET e] including the ability to evaluate and synthesize information and develop alternative solutions
  6.  An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility [ABET f].
  7.  An ability to articulate professional ideas clearly and precisely, prepare written materials, graphical communications and make oral and written presentations  [ABET g].
  8.  The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context for serving the society [ABET h].
  9.  A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning     [ABET i].
  10.  A knowledge of contemporary issues [ABET j]
  11.   An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary to civil engineering practice [ABET k].
  12.  An ability to understand and explain the key concepts used in management, business, public policy, public administration, leadership principles and licensure [ASCE-CE program criteria].
  13. Understanding of at least one additional area of natural sciences, such as geology, ecology or biology [ASCE-CE program criteria].