Objectives and Outcomes
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has established the following educational objectives:
A. Technical Growth: Graduates will be successful in modern engineering practice, integrate into the local and global workforce, and contribute to the economy of California and the nation.
B. Professional Skills: Graduates will continue to demonstrate the professional skills necessary to be competent employees, assume leadership roles, and have career success and satisfaction.
C.Professional Attitude and Citizenship: Graduates will become productive citizens with high ethical and professional standards, who make sound engineering or managerial decisions, and have enthusiasm for the profession and professional growth.
Student Outcomes (POs)
Student learning outcomes are measured and improvements are established by utilizing the Student Outcomes, which are as follows:
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, manufacturability, and sustainability.
d. An ability to function on 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 solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
i. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
j. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
k. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
l. An ability to apply knowledge in minimum four (4) technical areas appropriate to Civil Engineering.
m. An understanding of professional practice (like management, business, public policy, leadership and professional licensing).