ABET Civil Engineering (CE)

The Rutgers University - New Brunswick program in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

CE Program Educational Objectives

The current educational objectives of the Civil Engineering program are:

  • Graduates will experience successful careers in the civil engineering profession that incorporates life-long learning leading to professional licensure and/or advanced degrees.
  • Graduates will communicate effectively in oral, visual, and written means and have professional and ethical responsibility in the practice of civil engineering.
  • Graduates will demonstrate a record of individual and team accomplishments in developing creative and sound engineering solutions to practical problems that meet professional, societal, sustainability, and global challenges.

CE Student Outcomes

Students from the Civil Engineering program will attain (by the time of graduation):

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

(b) an ability to design and perform experiments; analyze and interpret data

(c) an ability to perform a comprehensive design of structure, system, component, process, facility

(d) an ability to work and function in multi-disciplinary teams

(e) an ability to identify and solve civil engineering problems

(f) an understanding of professional issues and practice ethics

(g) an ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing

(h) ensure having broad education to understand the impact of engineering solutions in social and global impact

(i) an ability to engage in life-long learning and professional development

(j) attain knowledge of contemporary issues

(k) an ability to solve civil engineering problems using techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

(l) adequately learned basic concepts of business, management; understand and learn importance of leadership in discussions and public policy

(m) adequately learned and practiced key engineering concepts and ‘rules of thumb’

(n) an ability to read, understand and interpret standards, codes and manuals of engineering practice

(o) proficiency in four recognized major civil engineering disciplines

Enrollment Degree Data

The table shows five years of enrollment and degree data. Association with an engineering major typically starts  in the second year.

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