Program Educational Objectives:
Graduates of the Boise State University Civil Engineering Program will be competent engineers that:
- Apply theoretical and technical knowledge to evaluate and solve problems in a wide variety of civil engineering applications;
- Understand and protect public health and safety;
- Have communication skills to effectively convey solutions to colleagues and the general public;and
- Seek to continuously improve knowledge and skills to understand the complex interactions of a variety of contemporary socio‐economic issues, and to meet the demands of a changing world.
Program Educational Outcomes:
Students who qualify for graduation from the Civil Engineering program will demonstrate the following:
- 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
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