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College of Engineering, Computing, Technology, and Mathematics

Program Educational Objectives

Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years of graduation. Program educational objectives are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies.

The Civil Engineering program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale prepares students to attain the following skills, 3 to 5 years after graduation:

  1. Become productive professionals and successfully formulate cost-effective solutions to real-world problems that are fundamental to civil engineering and related fields.
  2. Successfully pursue advanced degrees, professional licensure and professional development activities that support life-long learning.
  3. Successfully serve the public and improve the quality of life by acting in a professional, safe and ethical manner.
  4. Advance towards leadership positions through effective contribution to multidisciplinary teams.