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Program Educational Objectives

The objectives of the civil engineering program are to produce graduates who will:

  • Successfully practice and/or pursue advanced studies in civil engineering or other fields.
  • Effectively communicate the technical and social implications of civil engineering solutions.
  • Appreciate and apply state-of-the-art practice in their chosen fields.
  • Advance in the professional community through ethical practice, collaboration, and service.

Student Outcomes

Students who qualify for graduation will have:

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  • An ability to apply the engineering design process to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration for public health and safety, and global, cultural, social, environmental, economic, and other factors as appropriate to the discipline.
  • An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • 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.
  • An ability to recognize the ongoing need for additional knowledge, to choose appropriate learning strategies, and to apply this knowledge.
  • An ability to function effectively as a member or leader of a team that establishes goals, plans tasks, meets deadlines, and creates a collaborative and inclusive environment.

In addition, students will have had opportunities for work experience through internships, practicum, and cooperative education. They will also have had opportunities to participate in student organizations for exposure to community service and for developing leadership skills. The students will be able to apply knowledge in environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering.

All students in the Civil Engineering program (BSCE) are required to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam prior to graduation. Any student passing the FE exam prior to graduation will receive a reimbursement for the exam fee paid by the CEEVC.

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