Program Educational Objectives (BS in Civil Engineering)

In developing and continually updating our program to achieve the stated mission of the department, we seek to achieve the following objectives:

  1. Graduates with a broad and fundamental technical base will be able to enter the professional civil engineering work force either with a BS to develop specialized expertise by way of apprenticeship or through the increasingly common path of a specialized MS.

  2. Graduates with a firm foundation in the basic math, science, and engineering science which underlie all technological development will be well equipped to adapt to changing technology in the profession.

  3. Graduates equipped with a broad technical background will be able to follow other technical or non-technical career paths.

  4. Graduates will practice their profession with effective writing and communication skills, with professional ethics, as well as with awareness of societal issues.


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