The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) offers the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (BE): Major Civil Engineering (CE).
The mission of the undergraduate program is to provide a stimulating and supportive environment for high-standard education; to prepare graduates for a lifelong productive career in addressing problems in a rapidly-changing world, while instilling in them an appreciation of leadership qualities, professionalism, and ethics; to provide professional services of the highest quality to the community; and to contribute to expanding the knowledge and technological base in civil and environmental engineering.
Objectives and Outcomes
The objectives of the CE program are to see our graduates move on to become:
- Engineers who hold central positions in various sub-disciplines of civil engineering in local, regional, and international practice.
- Graduates who are admitted and successfully completing advanced degrees in leading universities around the world.
- Leaders in their profession and in the service of their community.
The graduates of the Civil Engineering Program will have acquired each of the following characteristics and abilities:
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- 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 use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for engineering practice.
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a local and global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- Knowledge of contemporary issues.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning