ABET Accreditation

The Civil Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates from the Civil Engineering program will:

  1. have careers in Civil Engineering or related fields that lead to increasing levels of responsibility and leadership;
  2. obtain professional licensure/certifications;
  3. complete graduate  studies in Civil Engineering or related fields;
  4. engage in professional development and service.

Student Outcomes

The Civil Engineering (CE) program adopted the ABET Criterion 3 (a-k) Outcomes as its Student Outcomes.

The Civil Engineering Student Outcomes (SOs) are:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.