ABET Accreditation Program Educational Objectives

Within a few years of graduation, students holding a baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Cincinnati should attain one or more of the following objectives:

1) Begin a successful career as a Civil Engineer in a design/consulting firm, a construction firm or a government agency or laboratory. 
2) Use the Civil Engineering Degree as a basis for continuing education which would lead to a career in medicine, business, education, law, science or another discipline of engineering.
3) Use the Civil Engineering Degree as a basis for scholarly, research and development, and/or entrepreneurial endeavors.
4) Demonstrate competency in engineering through licensure, promotions and/or positions of increasing responsibility.
5) Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through graduate education and/or continuing education.
6) Demonstrate a commitment to civic responsibility and engineering ethics through participation in civic or charitable groups. 


Student Outcomes

Outcome a: "an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering"

Outcome b: "an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data" 

Outcome c: "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"

Outcome d: "an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams"

Outcome e: "an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems"

Outcome f: "an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility"

Outcome g: "an ability to communicate effectively"

Outcome h: "the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context"

Outcome i: "a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning"

Outcome j: "a knowledge of contemporary issues"

Outcome k: "an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice"