King Faisal University

College of Engineering


A​bout the Program



The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering strives for providing quality services through close partnership with the community by demonstrating commitment to:


    ·   Quality education that prepares graduates through project-based learning with broad engineering knowledge to be professionals.

    ·   Pursue 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.




Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)


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 professions.


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 professional development.



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 societal contexts.

     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.