Civil Engineering: Objectives & Outcomes

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Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The current Civil Engineering program educational objectives were developed as part of the program's ongoing efforts to maintain through innovation in undergraduate program that meets the needs of our constituents. The current educational objectives of the Civil Engineering program are:

Program Educational Objective 1: (PEO1)

To engage graduates in a professional career as civil engineers or pursue advanced studies.

Program Educational Objective 2: (PEO2)

To understand professional practice issues and demonstrate a commitment to professional licensure and continuing education.

Program Educational Objective 3: (PEO3)

To understand how civil engineering projects affect society as well as the environment being guided by the principles of sustainable development and global environmental issues.

Program Educational Objective 4: (PEO4)

To prepare the graduates to be leaders, both in their chosen profession and in other activities.


Program Outcomes (POs)

The Graduates of Civil Engineering program will have the following outcomes.

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct laboratory experiments as well as analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  4. An ability to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, and sustainability.
  5. An ability to function on multidisciplinary projects.
  6. An ability to identify, formulates, and solves problems in all the major Civil Engineering areas.
  7. An ability to understands the professional and ethical responsibilities of Civil Engineers.
  8. An ability to become accustomed to effective communication techniques which helps in the completion of engineering projects.
  9. An ability to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  10. An ability to recognize the need for and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools in use in the civil engineering profession.
  12. An ability to apply knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering science specific to civil engineering.