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Engineers for a Sustainable World
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Katie Kuder, Ph.D., P.E.Department ChairENGR 525A(206) email@example.com
Seattle UniversityCivil and Environmental Engineering901 12th Avenue, ENGR 525Seattle, WA 98122
The civil engineering program at Seattle University seeks to prepare graduates for productive and fulfilling life-long careers in the engineering profession. The program provides a strong foundation in the areas of mathematics, basic and engineering sciences, and the humanities and social sciences while promoting further self-development and life-long intellectual achievement. The program also seeks to build student skills in written and oral communication, and a sense of poise and professionalism.
The program strives to provide a personalized, world-class educational experience, in keeping with Seattle University's Mission, that enables graduates to:
attain a position in civil engineering or related field,
be recognized as competent professionals as demonstrated by the completion of
professional licensure or specialized certification,
Personal: participate in ongoing
personal and professional growth and learning as demonstrated by completion of
advanced degrees or through other forms of continuing education, and
Societal: contribute to society or the profession through
involvement in professional organizations or other service activity.
At the time of graduation, students from our civil engineering program are expected to have
(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
(c) 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,
(d) an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams,
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,
(f) an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,
(g) an ability to communicate effectively,
(h) the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
(j) a knowledge of contemporary issues, and
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
The program enrolled 94 students in Fall 2013 and awarded 24 degrees in academic year 2012-13.
The civil engineering program at Seattle University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
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