Student Outcomes | Civil and Enviornmental Engineering | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Engineering

Student Outcomes

Student outcomes describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program. In order to meet our program educational objectives, we will prepare our students to attain the following outcomes at the time of graduation.

  1. Graduates will demonstrate how mathematics and the sciences together are used to identify and solve engineering problems. .
  2. Graduates will recognize the variable nature of experimentally determined values and be able to perform data reduction and interpret the experimental data.
  3. Graduates will have the ability to generate multiple design solutions based on specified criteria in compliance with appropriate standards and relevant constraints, and select the most appropriate design and document the design solution.
  4. Graduates will have the ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams and employ teamwork principles.
  5. Graduates will have the ability to construct a problem statement as well as solve defined and open-ended engineering problems with an understanding of risk and uncertainty.
  6. Graduates will understand ethical standards and responsibilities as demanded by the civil engineering profession.
  7. Graduates will prepare effective written and graphical communications and make effective formal presentations.
  8. Graduates will have a background in social science and humanities that provides them with a foundation for understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. Graduates will recognize that a BSCE degree is the beginning of their professional career, and will recognize the importance of life-long learning and professional licensure.
  10. Graduates will demonstrate the knowledge of the need of resource sustainability and be aware of professional practice issues important for civil engineering practitioners.
  11. Graduates will be able to use techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.