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Civil engineering

Civil engineering is one of the oldest professions in the world. It is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the man-made and naturally-built environment. Civil engineers are involved in planning, design, analysis and construction of buildings; transportation systems; water distribution and waste water collection systems; environment management systems, and other related systems.

Objectives

The educational objectives of the civil engineering program are designed to produce skilled engineers who are ready to contribute effectively to the civil engineering profession and are ready to handle the challenges of the profession. The civil engineering department is committed to produce civil engineers who:

  • Shall apply fundamental technical knowledge and skills to find creative solutions to technological challenges and problems in various areas of basic sciences and engineering.
  • Shall be able to analyze, design and use skills in order to formulate and solve civil engineering problems.
  • Demonstrated their ability to deal effectively with ethical and professional issues, taking into account the broader societal implications of civil and environmental engineering.
  • Obtained or made progress for obtaining professional licensure, assumed or made progress toward assuming leadership roles, and engaged in life-long learning.

Outcomes

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  • 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, and sustainability.
  • An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.