The undergraduate program in Civil engineering at the University of Memphis is accredited
by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.
Program Educational Objectives
Program Education Objectives are statements that describe the expected accomplishments
of graduates during the first several years following graduation from the Civil Engineering
program at the University of Memphis.
The University of Memphis Department of Civil Engineering's undergraduate program
offers a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering degree, and our faculty is committed
to teaching, inspiring, and mentoring students who will meet the following objectives:
- Our graduates will meet or exceed the expectations of employers.
- Our graduates will be prepared to pursue professional licenses.
- Our graduates will be prepared to pursue advanced degrees in engineering and other
Program Outcomes focus on those abilities that are measurable at the successful end
of a student's academic program in Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis.
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- an ability to design and conduct experiments and to analyze and interpret data in
two or more of the following areas: environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering,
hydraulics, and materials
- an ability to design a civil engineering system, component, or process to meet specified
performance, cost, time, safety and quality needs, and objectives
- an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve civil engineering problems
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- an ability to convey technical material through oral presentations and written papers
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in
a global and societal context
- a recognition of the need for professional licensure and a recognition of the need
for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for
- an ability to apply knowledge to develop engineering solutions in a minimum of four
of the following areas: environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural
engineering, transportation engineering, and water resources engineering
- an ability to explain basic concepts in management, business, public policy and leadership