Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S.
The following learning goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing a Master's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
Technical skills to function effectively in a responsible technical or management position and/or to pursue a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering related areas
- Utilize scientific inquiry and knowledge skills to design and solve and interpret engineering problems in the chosen area (i.e., Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, Geotechnical Engineering).
- Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
Demonstrate the professional skills necessary to be competent employees, assume leadership roles, and have career success and satisfaction.
- Integrate to the local workforce.
- Understand professional and ethical responsibility.
- Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
- Knowledge of contemporary issues
Opportunity to deepen technical understanding in a particular subject area by taking related technical electives.
- Analyze and propose cost effective solutions for non trivial civil engineering problems.
Opportunities to learn how to work effectively in teams, how to communicate effectively in both written and oral form, and to develop an appreciation of professional ethics and social /cultural awareness needed to prepare graduates for achieving successful careers in their future professional efforts in the world.
- Function effectively on multi-disciplinary teams
- Understand professional and ethical responsibility
- Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- Utilize scientific inquiry and knowledge skills to design, solve and interpret engineering problems.