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ABET Accreditation

Department Mission Statement

The purpose of the Civil Engineering (CE) Department is to advance the cause of the profession through teaching and research and to provide technically knowledgeable, well-founded graduates who have the capability to develop into professionally competent engineers pursuing lifelong learning and assuming leadership roles in the profession.

Undergraduate Accreditation

The UT Arlington Civil Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET).

Program Educational Objectives

The CE Department program educational objectives (PEOs) are to produce graduates who:

  1. Obtain professional positions and practice civil engineering, or pursue graduate studies
  2. Be involved in continuing education and professional development activities.
  3. Obtain PE licensure or other professional certification.

Student Outcomes

The Civil Engineering (CE) undergraduate program Student Outcomes are listed in the following. Graduates of the program are expected to attain these Student Outcomes by the time of graduation.

  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.