Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes

CE Objectives and Outcomes

B.S. Civil Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Civil Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin should solve civil engineering problems within a greater societal context by doing the following:

  1. Exhibit character and decision-making skills embodying professionalism and ethical behavior.
  2. Apply knowledge, strong reasoning, and quantitative skills to design and implement creative and sustainable solutions.
  3. Engage in life-long learning to meet evolving engineering challenges facing society.
  4. Exhibit strong communication, critical thinking, interpersonal, and management skills as leaders and contributors in the civil engineering profession.

B.S. Civil Engineering Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Civil Engineering program should attain the following outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. 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.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. Knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

The civil engineering undergraduate program at The University of Texas at Austin is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

ARE Objectives and Outcomes

B.S. Architectural Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Architectural Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin should solve architectural engineering problems within a greater societal context by doing the following:

  1. Exhibit character and decision-making skills embodying professionalism and ethical behavior.
  2. Apply knowledge, strong reasoning, and quantitative skills to design and implement creative and sustainable solutions.
  3. Engage in life-long learning to meet evolving engineering challenges facing society.
  4. Exhibit strong communication, critical thinking, interpersonal, and management skills as leaders and contributors in the architectural engineering profession.

B.S. Architectural Engineering Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Architectural Engineering program should attain the following outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. 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.
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. Knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

The architectural engineering undergraduate program at The University of Texas at Austin is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

EVE Objectives and Outcomes

B.S. Environmental Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the Environmental Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin should solve environmental engineering problems within a greater societal context by doing the following:

  1. Act professionally and ethically.
  2. Apply knowledge, strong reasoning, and quantitative skills to design and implement creative and sustainable solutions.
  3. Engage in life-long learning to meet the challenges facing the profession.
  4. Exhibit strong communication, interpersonal, and resource management skills as leaders and contributors in the environmental engineering profession

B.S. Environmental Engineering Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Environmental Engineering program should attain the following outcomes:

  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.

The environmental engineering undergraduate program at The University of Texas at Austin is pending accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org