About the Program
The Department of Civil
& Environmental Engineering strives for providing quality services
through close partnership with the community by demonstrating commitment
education that prepares graduates through project-based learning with
broad engineering knowledge to be professionals.
graduate studies and quality research that leads to better solutions to
engineering-related problems with emphasis on issues of national
significance by working closely with industry and research centers.
Within a few years of
graduation, Civil Engineering graduates are expected to attain the following
program educational objectives:
Become technically competent engineers for
dynamic and successful careers in the civil and environmental engineering
Pursue graduate studies and innovative research to solve civil and
environmental engineering problems.
Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills and contribute to the
community-based sustainable development.
Engage in life-long learning for continuous improvement and
Student Outcomes (SOs):
These are the same
outcomes as articulated by ABET and are listed below:
1. Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering
problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
2. 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. Ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
4. 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
5. 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. Ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation,
analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
7. Ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using
appropriate learning strategies.