University of Evansville

Civil Engineering Program

Objectives and Outcomes




Graduates” are defined as civil engineering alumni within 3-5 years of graduation


Objective 1:    Graduates will be actively engaged in a professional career as a civil engineer or pursuing advanced study.


Objective 2:    Graduates will understand professional practice issues and demonstrate a commitment to professional licensure and continuing education.


Objective 3:    Graduates, guided by the principles of sustainable development and global interconnectedness, will understand how civil engineering projects affect society and the environment.




“Students” are defined as civil engineering students at the time of graduation from the University of Evansville


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


Outcome b:      an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as 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 multidisciplinary 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


(Page updated 5/10/16)