Educational Objectives

Educational Objectives

Prairie View A&M University’s Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

The specific educational objectives of the Civil Engineering Program are:
  • Provide an engineering education attributing technical knowledge and expertise in environmental, structural, transportation and water resources areas through a curriculum of study that results in a graduate having a sound background in the basic sciences, the engineering sciences, and engineering design as well as breadth and depth experiences through studies in the humanities and in the social sciences.
  • Prepare graduates for successful professional careers in civil engineering.
  • Produce civil engineers who observe professional ethics, maintain a high standard of practice, have the breadth of vision to solve problems of today and the future, and provide leadership in the profession.
  • Prepare graduates for successful completion of graduate studies.
  • Prepare graduates to serve society, contribute to the body of knowledge of the profession and to raise the general level of engineering competence and achievement via the dissemination of knowledge developed or acquired through public service to the citizens of the state and the nation.

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