civil engineering accreditation

Civil Engineering

Accreditation

The bachelor of science in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission

The Civil Engineering Program at Montana Tech mission is to advance education and practice, and meet the changing needs of society by:

  1. preparing students to pursue civil engineering careers, professional licensure, and advanced degrees
  2. keeping current and fostering industry relationships and community involvement
  3. executing innovative research, or scholarship, or other opportunities, or all three, to advance the Civil Engineering Profession in collaboration with academia, industry, and government agencies.

Program Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives (P.E.O.s) of the B.S. Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.) program are to produce graduates who are expected to attain the following:

  1. Successfully practice the Civil Engineering profession as demonstrated by :
    1. continued professional employment;
    2. job promotion; and,
    3. expanding career responsibilities and advancement.
  2. Obtain professional registration.
  3. Consider completion of an advanced degree.
  4. Continued professional development as demonstrated by:
    1. society membership and participation
    2. continuing education
    3. engineering related service

The BSCE Program Educational Objectives are posted on the Montana Tech Campus in the Science and Engineering Building outside room 305, are published in the college catalog, and are on the Montana Tech website at the following links.

https://catalog.mtech.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=10&ent_oid=1860&returnto=1109

https://www.mtech.edu/mines-engineering/civil/

 

Student Outcomes (2018-2019)

Students graduating from the BSCE program at Montana Tech should attain the following by the time of graduation.

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering that includes differential equations, calculus-based physics, chemistry, and at least one additional area of basic science and be able to apply probability and statistics to address uncertainty
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data by conducting experiments in at least two technical areas of civil engineering and analyze and interpret the resulting 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—by designing a system, component, or process in at least two civil engineering contexts and also include principles of sustainability in design
  4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility by analyzing issues in professional ethics and explaining the importance of professional licensure
  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
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  12. analyze and solve problems in at least four technical areas appropriate to civil engineering
  13. explain basic concepts in project management, business, public policy, and leadership

Student Outcomes (2019 - 2020, forward)

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
  8. analyze and solve problems in at least four technical areas appropriate to civil engineering
  9. explain basic concepts in project management, business, public policy, and leadership

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