Civil Engineering Assessment Results

Objective Scores

The civil engineering program goal is to achieve a score of 4.00/5.00 for each objective evaluated by constituents. The data below indicates the actual score achieved in the most recent assessment cycle conducted during 2007-2008.

Objective 1

Offer an ABET accredited program in Civil Engineering that promotes diversity and leadership, and employs a systematic assessment process to ensure that graduates possess the ability to excel in a wide rang of civil engineering careers.

Weighted Score 4.00
Simple Score 4.04
Freshman 3.42 33
Senior Exit 4.04 32
Faculty 4.18 13
Students 4.14 50
Alumni 3.96 68
Administr 4.32 17
Advisory 4.21 21
Employer 4.03 21

Objective 2

Offer a Civil Engineering program that provides the academic environment needed to promote teamwork, communicationskills, good citizenship, ethics and public service so that graduates have the needed knowledge, experience and professionalism to be leaders in their profession and society.

Weighted Score 4.06
Simple Score 4.13
Freshman 3.90 33
Senior Exit 4.04 32
Faculty 4.51 13
Students 4.15 50
Alumni 3.88 68
Administr 4.29 17
Advisory 4.26 21
Employer 4.01 21

Objective 3

Offer an international program to ensure that Civil Engineering graduates have the needed understanding of relevant global issues and other cultures in order to pursue careers overseas and thrive in our complex and multicultural world.

Weighted Score 4.10
Simple Score 4.13
Freshman 3.58 33
Senior Exit 4.22 32
Faculty 4.14 13
Students 4.28 50
Alumni 4.03 68
Administr 4.46 17
Advisory 4.54 21
Employer 3.74 21

Objective 4

Pursue relevant and mutually beneficial partnerships with the Civil Engineering profession to ensure that our graduates and faculty continue to benefit from and contribute to the professional community.

Weighted Score 4.09
Simple Score 4.18
Freshman 3.58 33
Senior Exit 4.13 32
Faculty 4.45 13
Students 4.34 50
Alumni 3.73 68
Administr 4.52 17
Advisory 4.29 21
Employer 4.04 21

Objective 5

Offer a well-publicized reward system that values excellence in the traditional areas of teaching, scholarship and service tot ensure continued fulfillment and improvement of the Civil Engineering program and outcomes.

Weighted Score 4.02
Simple Score 4.11
Freshman 3.94 33
Senior Exit 4.01 32
Faculty 4.35 13
Students 4.19 50
Alumni 3.76 68
Administr 4.27 17
Advisory 4.23 21
Employer 21

Objective 6

Promote research and scholarship activities that provide meaningful opportunities for students and faculty to participate in the development and application of new knowledge in Civil Engineering.

Weighted Score 3.98
Simple Score 4.03
Freshman 3.37 33
Senior Exit 3.98 32
Faculty 4.35 13
Students 4.29 50
Alumni 3.86 68
Administr 4.33 17
Advisory 3.92 21
Employer 4.14 21

Objective 7

Secure the financial resources and facilities necessary to sustain the quality and distinctiveness of an imaginative Civil Engineering program that effectively responds to the needs of our profession in a changing world.

Weighted Score 3.80
Simple Score 3.99
Freshman 3.23 33
Senior Exit 3.92 32
Faculty 4.36 13
Students 4.05 50
Alumni 3.65 68
Administr 4.50 17
Advisory 3.91 21
Employer 4.28 21

Outcome Scores

The civil engineering program goal is to achieve a score of 4.00/5.00 for each outcome evaluated by constituents. 
The data below indicates the actual score achieved in the most recent assessment cycle conducted during 2007-2008.

Outcome 1

Civil Engineering graduates have the ability to apply knowledge of engineering, mathematics through differential equations, probability and statistics, and science including calculus based physics and chemistry.

Weighted Score 4.18
Simple Score 4.20
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.14 32
Faculty 4.17 13
Students 4.43 50
Alumni 3.98 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 4.10 21

Outcome 2

Civil Engineering graduates have the ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data in more than on civil engineering area.

Weighted Score 3.93
Simple Score 3.96
Freshman 2.89 33
Senior Exit 4.05 32
Faculty 4.23 13
Students 4.31 50
Alumni 3.88 68
Administr 4.41 17
Advisory 3.98 21
Employer 3.96 21

Outcome 3

Civil Engineering graduates have the ability to design a civil engineering system, component, or process to meet desired needs.

Weighted Score 4.15
Simple Score 4.20
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.16 32
Faculty 4.30 13
Students 4.43 50
Alumni 3.88 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 4.02 21

Outcome 4

Civil Engineering graduates have the ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.

Weighted Score 4.22
Simple Score 4.26
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.28 32
Faculty 4.43 13
Students 4.50 50
Alumni 3.96 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 4.06 21

Outcome 5

Civil Engineering graduates have the ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

Weighted Score 4.21
Simple Score 4.24
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.26 32
Faculty 4.38 13
Students 4.43 50
Alumni 4.01 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 4.05 21

Outcome 6

Civil Engineering graduates have the understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

Weighted Score 4.12
Simple Score 4.22
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.14 32
Faculty 4.62 13
Students 4.23 50
Alumni 3.84 68
Administr 4.42 17
Advisory 4.16 21
Employer 4.08 21

Outcome 7

Civil Engineering graduates have the ability to communicate effectively.

Weighted Score 4.13
Simple Score 4.17
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.12 32
Faculty 4.32 13
Students 4.22 50
Alumni 4.01 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 3.94 21

Outcome 8

Civil Engineering graduates have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and social context.

Weighted Score 4.01
Simple Score 4.06
Freshman 2.82 33
Senior Exit 4.22 32
Faculty 4.31 13
Students 4.28 50
Alumni 4.02 68
Administr 4.56 17
Advisory 4.25 21
Employer 4.02 21

Outcome 9

Civil Engineering graduates recognize the need for and demonstrate the ability to engage in life-long learning.

Weighted Score 4.26
Simple Score 4.29
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.30 32
Faculty 4.47 13
Students 4.50 50
Alumni 4.07 68
Administr 4.46 17
Advisory 4.14 21
Employer 4.08 21

Outcome 10

Civil Engineering graduates have knowledge of contemporary issues in a multicultural and societal context.

Weighted Score 4.14
Simple Score 4.19
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.13 32
Faculty 4.29 13
Students 4.41 50
Alumni 3.87 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 4.01 21

Outcome 11

Civil Engineering graduates have the ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Weighted Score 4.01
Simple Score 4.08
Freshman 3.16 33
Senior Exit 4.05 32
Faculty 4.48 13
Students 4.28 50
Alumni 3.94 68
Administr 4.49 17
Advisory 4.07 21
Employer 4.14 21

Outcome 12

Civil Engineering graduates have proficiency in a minimum of four recognized major civil engineering areas.

Weighted Score 4.12
Simple Score 4.18
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.10 32
Faculty 4.36 13
Students 4.27 50
Alumni 3.91 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 4.03 21

Outcome 13

Civil Engineering graduates have the understanding of professional practice issues such as: procurement of work; bidding versus quality based selection process; how the design professionals and the construction professional interact to construct a project; the importance of professional licensure and continuing education; and/or other professional practice issues.

Weighted Score 4.12
Simple Score 4.17
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.07 32
Faculty 4.38 13
Students 4.41 50
Alumni 3.86 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 3.88 21

Outcome 14

Civil Engineering graduates have a solid understanding of the professional pracice witha strong focus on the design process through exposure to professional licensed faculty and experienced professional practitioners.

Weighted Score 4.11
Simple Score 4.17
Freshman
Senior Exit 4.07 32
Faculty 4.33 13
Students 4.41 50
Alumni 3.80 68
Administr 4.45 17
Advisory 4.13 21
Employer 4.03 21