The B. S. Civil Engineering Program at the University of Florida is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
Program Educational ObjectivesGraduates from the University of Florida B.S. degree program in Civil Engineering will in a few years after graduation:
- Meet the needs and expectations of Civil Engineering employers and proceed toward the attainment of a Professional Engineering (P.E.) license;
- Continue their education and pursue advanced degrees if they so desire.
Graduates of the University of Florida B.S. program in Civil Engineering will attain the following Student Outcomes:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
- an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- an ability to communicate effectively
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- 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 engineering practice.