Civil Engineering Program Educational Objectives

Our alumni will show evidence of integrating a Christian worldview into their life and vocation by following the example of Christ in being an articulate, ethical and empowered servant leader (worldview integration). This implies being aware of and meeting the needs of humanity by doing most if not all of the following:

  • serving community and faith-based organizations,
  • serving professional societies, and
  • serving employers by being a steward of time, competencies and resources.

Our alumni will show evidence of being competent in core disciplines of engineering by active participation in professional engineering activities (competence). These activities will involve some of the following: creating, researching, innovating, designing, building, testing, inspecting, evaluating, estimating, planning, allocating, forecasting, selling, educating, communicating and collaborating.

Our alumni will show evidence of recognizing the importance of lifelong learning through involvement in post graduate learning activities (development). These activities would include participating in training or continued education, receiving a post graduate degree, attending and or delivering presentations, papers or posters at professional conferences, taking and passing the FE and PE exams, and/or attending or delivering presentations at professional society meetings or in academic and educational settings.

Our alumni will show evidence of success in at least one of a variety of postgraduate experiences (success). These experiences include but are not limited to employment in industry, public service, education, missions/NGOs, and/or participation in graduate school.