Undergraduate Study
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Civil Engineering Major
ABET Objectives & Outcomes

The bachelor of science in civil engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Student enrollment and graduation data from this program are available on the McCormick School website.

BSCE Program Educational Objectives BSCE Student Outcomes

1. Graduates employ their knowledge of science, mathematics, and engineering in civil and environmental engineering practice, research, and management, as well as other professional fields such as law, medicine, finance, and management.

(a) Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

(b) Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

(e) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

(k) Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

2. Graduates become leaders in organizations that focus on advanced problem solving for complex systems in multidisciplinary settings.

(c) 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) Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

(e) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

(g) Ability to communicate effectively.

(h) Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

(k) Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

3. Graduates play key roles in the process of constructing and managing local and global civil and environmental infrastructure systems.

(d) Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

(f) Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

(g) Ability to communicate effectively.

(h) Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.

(j) Knowledge of contemporary issues.

4. Graduates are engaged in broadly conceived organizations that require a diversity of thought, creativity, and curiosity.

d) Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

(f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

(g) Ability to communicate effectively.

(h) Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context.

(i) Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning.

(j) A knowledge of contemporary issues.