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Accreditation

The Civil Engineering Department is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Civil Engineering Educational Objectives

Compatible with the mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the College of Engineering and the Department of Civil Engineering, the program’s educational objectives are to produce graduates who:
  1. Been established as a practicing professional or engaged in advanced study in civil engineering or a related area.
  2. Demonstrated their ability to work successfully as a member of a professional team and function effectively as responsible professionals.
  3. Obtained professional licensure or have made significant progress in becoming a licensed professional engineer.
  4. Become valuable industry and community contributors in solutions that address regional technical and societal challenges.

Civil Engineering Student Outcomes

(A)  An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

(B)  An ability to conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

(C)  An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.

(D)  An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

(E)  An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

(F)  An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

(G)  An ability to communicate effectively.

(H)  The 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 lifelong learning.

(J)  Knowledge of contemporary issues.

(K)  An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

(L)  An ability to explain key concepts and problem-solving processes used in management.

(M)  An ability to explain key concepts and problem-solving processes used in business.