The program leading to the BS in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Civil and Similarly Named Engineering Program Criteria.

Program Learning Outcomes (Student Outcomes)

Upon completing the BSCE degree, students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. 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.
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Program Educational Objectives

Within 3 to 5 years of graduation, graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree are expected to attain the following Program Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  1. Excel in problem-solving and communication skills. 
  2. Achieve leadership positions in technical or managerial areas.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and innovation in professional endeavors. 
  4. Demonstrate engagement in addressing ethical, social, environmental, and global concerns.
  5. Remain engaged in continuing learning, including advanced degrees.
  6. Obtain a Professional Engineering license, if appropriate. 

Degrees & Enrollment

Learn more about enrollments and degrees awarded for programs in the George R. Brown School of Engineering School.