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Civil Engineering Program Educational Objectives, Student Learning Outcomes, Enrollment and Graduation Data

(Revised 1/2018)

Educational Objectives

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  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, and/or c) participating in professional development activities organized by professional societies, relevant organizations/institutions, or their employer.

Student Learning Outcomes

Program graduates must demonstrate that they have

(1) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
(2) an 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) an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
(4) 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
(5) an 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) an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
(7) an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
(8) a majority of graduating seniors must demonstrate that they have civil engineering related work experience in a private firm or government organization prior to graduation.

Enrollment and Graduation Data

 Table 1 - Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program Statistics
Academic Year Enrollment Degrees Granted
2011-12 210 29
2012-13 184 52
2013-14 190 55
2014-15 204 33
2015-16 204 39
2016-17 211
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