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Undergraduate Program
Civil Engineering

Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Civil Engineering Program are expected to:

  1. Practice civil engineering, use their program knowledge in other avenues, or enter graduate school;
  2. Apply engineering principles and an understanding of civil engineering issues to analysis, design, construction, management, or preservation of natural and engineered systems;
  3. Actively participate in professional and/or community-based service (local, national, or global) that benefit the profession and the public;
  4. Demonstrate leadership, effective communication, and teamwork;
  5. Demonstrate capacity to obtain professional licensure, and engage in further study and professional development; and
  6. Consider sustainability as part of the problem definition and engineering solution.

Program Outcomes

At graduation, students in the Civil Engineering Program will have attained minimum levels of accomplishment in the following program outcomes. These encompass ABET's Criterion 3.

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to civil engineering problems;
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  3. an ability to design a civil system, component, or process to meet desired needs;
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve civil engineering problems;
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility of civil engineers;
  7. an ability to communicate effectively to technical and nontechnical audiences;
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global 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; and
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for civil engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment Data for Past Three Years

Total Number of FT and PT students: 156 (2014-15), 135 (2013-14), 141 (2012-13)

Number of BS Degree Graduates: 30 (2014-15), 30 (2013-14), 46 (2012-13)