CIVIL ENGINEERING

Mission: The mission of the civil engineering department is to provide an overall scholarly, collegial and professional atmosphere of undergraduate education by which students are prepared for careers in civil engineering.

To accomplish the mission, the department will:

• Provide a program that prepares students for entry-level professional employment or advanced studies at the graduate level by offering a curriculum based on a strong background in fundamentals of engineering, science and mathematics structured for breadth of coverage of civil engineering principles.
• Provide for areas of concentration, minors and an opportunity for work experience through a cooperative education program.
• Provide for a student body of appropriate quality and size that is active in the University community.
• Provide faculty members who excel in undergraduate scholarship and who are active in their profession.
• Provide state-of-the-practice physical facilities, including classrooms, laboratories and support areas.
• Provide for institutional commitment for support in the areas of administration, financial resources and institutional facilities.

Program Educational Objectives: We expect the alumni of our civil engineering program to attain:

• Advancement to a professional position within civil engineering by virtue of their knowledge, skills and attitude.
• Recognition for solving engineering problems and developing design solutions that consider aesthetics, safety and sustainability.
• A reputation for conducting professional endeavors in a responsible and ethical manner.
• Professional development through a commitment to career-long learning.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in civil engineering will have:

• An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
• An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
• An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
• An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
• An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
• An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
• An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the computer engineering program are expected to attain the following attributes:

• Success in their chosen career.
• Engagement in continuing professional development.
• Effectiveness in communicating with those both inside and outside of computer engineering.
• A predisposition toward practicing the professional, ethical and moral responsibilities of computer engineers.
• Readiness to accept challenging assignments and responsibilities.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in computer engineering will have:

• An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
• An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
• An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
• An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
• An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
• An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
• An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCPE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the computer science program are expected to attain the following attributes:

• Success in their chosen career.
• Engagement in continuing professional development.
• Effectiveness in communicating with those both inside and outside of computer science.
• A predisposition toward practicing the professional, ethical and moral responsibilities of computer scientists.
• Readiness to accept challenging assignments and responsibilities.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in computer science will have:

• An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
• An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
• An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
• An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
• An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
• An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
• An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science (BS) in computer science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

ENGINEERING EDUCATION

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the engineering education program will:

• Demonstrate success in their chosen profession.
• Contribute to an expansion of knowledge of both engineering and education through professional development opportunities and community service.
• Develop and cultivate identities as “Engineering Educators” by functioning at the intersection of engineering and education.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in engineering education will have:

• An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
• An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
• An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
• An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
• An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
• An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
• An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the electrical engineering program are expected to attain the following attributes:

• Success in their chosen career.
• Engagement in continuing professional development.
• Effectiveness in communicating with those both inside and outside of electrical engineering.
• A predisposition toward practicing the professional, ethical and moral responsibilities of electrical engineers.
• Readiness to accept challenging assignments and responsibilities.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in electrical engineering will have:

• An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
• An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
• An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
• An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
• An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
• An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
• An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Program Educational Objectives: Graduates of the mechanical engineering program will attain:

• Success in their chosen profession.
• Recognition for their ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and to work with people of various backgrounds.
• Respect by working in a dedicated, competent, and ethical manner.
• Professional development through continued studies.

Student Outcomes: By the time of graduation, students majoring in mechanical engineering will have:

• An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
• An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
• An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
• An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
• An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
• An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
• An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Accreditation: The degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.