The B. S. Environmental Engineering Program at the University of Florida is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
- Program Educational Objectives
The program educational objectives of the EES program at the University of Florida are to produce engineering practitioners and graduate students who 3-5 years after graduation:
- Continue to learn, develop and apply their knowledge and skills to identify, prevent, and solve environmental problems.
- Have careers that benefit society as a result of their educational experiences in science, engineering analysis and design, as well as in their social and cultural studies.
- Communicate and work effectively in all work settings including those that are multidisciplinary.
- Student Outcomes
Students graduating with a B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering should have:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- 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 multi-disciplinary design 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 for 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
- an ability to design and conduct laboratory experiments and to critically analyze and interpret data in environmental systems