Civil Engineering

Student Outcomes

Graduates of our program shall have:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;

(b) an ability to conduct laboratory experiments and to critically analyze and interpret data in more than one of the recognized major civil engineering areas;

(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constrains 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 responsibilities;

(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;

(l) apply knowledge in a minimum of four (4) recognized major civil engineering areas;

(m) an ability to perform civil engineering design by means of design experiences integrated throughout the professional component of the curriculum; and

(n) an understanding of professional practice issues such as: procurement of work; bidding versus quality based selection processes; how the design professionals and the construction professions interact to construct a project; the importance of professional licensure and continuing education; and/or other professional practice issues.