Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

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Program Educational Objectives

The Civil Engineering program educational objectives are to produce graduates, who:

  1. Are thoroughly trained in methods of analysis, including the mathematical and computational skills appropriate for civil engineering problem solving
  2.  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.
  3.  Are able to use current experimental and data analysis techniques for civil engineering applications.
  4. 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
  5. Have an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.
  6. 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