Accreditation

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

 

Program Educational Objectives

The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in undergraduate education will be accomplished by achieving the following objectives:

University of Houston Civil Engineering Program graduates will:

  1. Become leaders in the engineering profession by meeting or exceeding employer expectations in the public or private sectors through the achievement of excellence in decision-making, design, ethics and communication skills.
  2. Continue to develop professionally by pursuing licensure, graduate and professional studies and/or continuing education.
  3. Contribute to society through active engagement and participation in organizations and committees to address important societal issues.   

These objectives are consistent with the missions of the Cullen College of Engineering and the University of Houston.

 

Student Outcomes

The University of Houston Civil Engineering student outcomes require that our graduates will demonstrate:

  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 multi-disciplinary 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. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues, and
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

 

Student Enrollment/Degrees Awarded

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Degree STUDENT ENROLLMENT FALL 2018 DEGREES AWARDED ACADEMIC YEAR 2018
BS 278 46
MS 65 27
PhD 37 8
Total 380 81

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Degree STUDENT ENROLLMENT FALL 2018 DEGREES AWARDED ACADEMIC YEAR 2018
BS - -
MS 13 8
PhD 15 6
Total 28 14

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