Civil Engineering

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

Students in the Civil Engineering Program receiving the Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree are expected to meet the outcomes listed.  The Student Outcomes, listed below, are the standard ABET Student Outcomes.  The Faculty find these adequate and have not chosen to add additional outcomes.

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

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

f. understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

g. ability to communicate effectively, orally, visually and/or in writing.

h. broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context

i. recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

j. knowledge of contemporary issues

k. ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

Enrollment and Graduation Data
Program Name Enrollment 2016 Number of Graduates 2016 Enrollment 2017 Number of Graduates 2017
Civil Engineering, BS 317

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,