Program Educational Objectives (Criterion 2)
The Civil Engineering program educational objectives are to produce graduates, who:
Are thoroughly trained in methods of analysis, including the mathematical and computational skills appropriate for civil engineering problem solving
Have developed the skills pertinent to the design of civil engineering systems, including the ability to formulate problems, to think creatively, to synthesize information, to work collaboratively, and to communicate effectively, in at least four of the following major civil engineering areas: environmental, structures, transportation, geotechnical and water resources.
Are able to use current experimental and data analysis techniques for civil engineering applications.
Are prepared for successful civil engineering careers through training in basic management, business and public policy topics and will continue to learn and adapt to changing technologies, procedures and concepts in civil engineering
Have an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.
Will demonstrate that they possess the skills and knowledge necessary to function effectively in roles of leadership and public service in the communities where they will live and work
Program Outcomes (Criterion 3)
The Civil Engineering Program Outcomes (POs) are the ABET EC2000 Criterion 3(a-k) Outcomes.
a) an ability to apply knowledge of math, 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
d) an ability to function on multi-disciplinary 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 and societal context
i) a recognition of the need for, and ability to engage in life-long learning
j) a knowledge of contemporary issues, and
k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.