To be the best undergraduate Civil & Mechanical Engineering programs in the United States
To prepare exceptional engineers
Our Program Educational Objectives
To accomplish our mission, our graduates will:
- be able to apply their scientific and technical knowledge base as they progress along their engineering career
- be able to identify, formulate, develop, and execute practical, innovative, high quality, and cost efficient solutions for civil engineering problems
- be professionals whose growth through continuing education, professional development, and professional licensure has positioned them to have a positive impact on regional, national, and global professional communities
- will have developed individual and team skills to maximize the benefits of their engineering education by applying it in actual situations
- be ethical professionals who are able to function as part of a professional enterprise while protecting human health and welfare and the environment in a global society
Civil Engineering Program Outcomes
Consistent with the program educational objectives, our civil engineering graduates will have:
- knowledge of contemporary issues, through broad education, which allows them to appreciate the impact of engineering solutions on humankind.
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics through differential equations, calculus-based physics, chemistry, a third science and engineering in at least four civil engineering technical areas.
- ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
- an ability to design and conduct civil engineering experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs in more than one civil engineering context.
- ability to provide leadership and effectively function as members of multi-disciplinary teams.
- ability to define and state engineering problems in technical and non-technical language and to apply basic engineering methods and scientific principles to solve problems.
- understanding of the ethical and professional responsibilities of practicing civil engineers.
- ability to communicate effectively using oral, written and graphic forms.
- knowledge of the interactions of technology and society and their possible impacts on the practice of Civil Engineering.
- sense of responsibility for the continuing development of their alma mater and their profession
- understanding of business and public policy and administration fundamentals.
Mechanical Engineering Program Outcomes
Consistent with the program educational objectives, our mechanical engineering graduates will have:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- 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
- an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- an ability to communicate effectively
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global,
economic, environmental, and societal context
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.