Program Educational Objectives and

Student Outcomes 


Program Educational Objectives

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has established the following Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  1. Technical Skills: Graduates will be successful in multidisciplinary engineering practice and being well integrated into the workforce.
  2. Professional Skills: Graduates will demonstrate professional skills necessary to be competent employees/leaders.
  3. Professional Attitude: Graduates will have high ethical and professional standards toward advancement of the profession and society.


Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the degree program, graduates of the Civil and Environmental Engineering program must demonstrate:

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 responsibilities

g. an ability to communicate effectively

h. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global 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