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Program Educational Objectives and Outcomes

Civil & Environmental Engineering Program Outcomes and Performance Criteria

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Program Educational Objectives 

The objectives of the program in civil and environmental engineering are designed to aid in the pursuit of our mission are the following. The program educational objectives are expectations of alumni 3-6 years after graduation. 

  • Successfully engage in the practice of civil or environmental engineering (private, public, or academic sectors) to solve important engineering and environmental problems, while upholding the code of ethics for engineers.
  • Pursue ongoing professional development opportunities including professional licensure (PE), advanced studies, research, participation in conferences or workshops, and continuing education. 
  • Advance the profession by pursuing leadership positions, membership in professional societies, and teaching opportunities. 
  • Participate in and contribute to service to society through public, private, or academic organizations addressing important societal issues and needs.
 

Civil & Environmental Engineering Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes are what is expected of the students upon graduation.

  1. Graduates will possess an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. Graduates will possess an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors. 
  3. Graduates will possess an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. Graduates will possess an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives.
  6. Graduates will possess an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analysis and interpret data, and use engineering judgement to draw conclusions.
  7. Graduates will possess an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

 

Enrollment Data

Civil Engineering

Academic Year

Total Undergraduates (2nd – 4th year)

Bachelor Degrees Awarded

2017-18

104

2016-17

107

47

2015-16

162

44

2014-15

157

42

2013-14

157

43

2012-13

204

48

2011-12

187

39

2010-11

173

46

 

Environmental Engineering

Academic Year

Total Undergraduates (2nd – 4th year)

Bachelor Degrees Awarded

2017-18

50

 

2016-17

51

19

2015-16

53

17

2014-15

38

1

2013-14

17

N/A

*The Environmental Engineering program was established for students entering the program in the Fall of 2013.