Civil Engineering:

Civil Engineering Accreditation Information

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

Accreditation information in the University Catalog can be found here: https://catalog.memphis.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=22&ent_oid=1351&returnto=1124.

Program Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Civil Engineering Program are:

  • Graduates will meet the expectations of employers of civil engineers.
  • Qualified graduates will pursue advanced study if that is consistent with their career plans.
  • Graduates will assume/undertake leadership roles in their communities and/or professions.

Constituencies: Employers of civil engineering graduates, alumni, undergraduate students, and faculty.
Revision Frequency: 3 years
Next Revision Cycle: Fall 2021

Student Outcomes

Graduates of Civil Engineering will have demonstrated:

  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.

B S Civil Engineering Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Enrollment (FT/PT) Degrees Awarded
2015-2016 155 (133/22) 21
2016-2017 164 (144/26) 20
2017-2018 190 (168/22) 22
2018-2019 215 (174/41) 32
2019-2020 179 (153/26) 29
2020-2021 173 (150/23) 20
2021-2022 155 (129/26)