1. Graduates develop practical engineering designs, participate in planning, and perform other relevant civil engineering assignments in a competent and professional manner.
2. Graduates incorporate considerations of economic, social context, community need, environmental, public safety and sustainability concerns, while conducting their engineering practice or practice in related fields.
3. Graduates demonstrate their commitment to life-long learning through a) seeking professional engineer licensure, b) pursuing graduate studies, or c) participating in professional development activities organized by professional societies, relevant organizations/institutions, or their employer.
|The Civil Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore MD 21202-4012, (410) 347-7700.|
All program graduates must demonstrate that they have:
a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, constructability, and sustainability;
d) an ability to function on teams, including multi-disciplinary teams.
e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
g) an ability to communicate effectively;
h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solution in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning;
j) a knowledge of contemporary issues;
k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;
l) proficiency in mathematics through differential equations; probability and statistics; calculus-based physics; and general chemistry;
m) proficiency in a minimum of four recognized major civil engineering areas;
n) an ability to conduct laboratory experiments and to critically analyze and interpret data in more than one of the recognized major civil engineering areas.
o) an ability to perform civil engineering design by means of design experiences integrated throughout the professional component of the curriculum;
p) an understanding of professional practice issues, such as procurement of work, bidding versus quality-based selection processes, how the design professional and the construction professions interact to construct a project, the importance of professional licensure and continuing education.A majority of graduating seniors must demonstrate that they have:
q) civil-engineering related work experience in a private firm or government organization prior to graduation.