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 (1-7) Outcomes as its Student Outcomes.

The Civil Engineering Student Outcomes (SOs) are:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. 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. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, 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. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.