ABET Accreditation

Howard University’s Bachelor of Science degree program in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives

The Civil Engineering Undergraduate Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are to produce graduates:

I. Who enter the civil engineering practice, working independently or as members and leaders of multi-disciplinary teams.
II. Some of whom successfully complete graduate and professional studies or professional development opportunities, including pursuit of professional registration.

Undergraduate Program Student Outcomes

The program uses an outcomes-based assessment process to determine its success in preparing students for entry into the profession. The student outcomes are those specified by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, Inc. in the Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs. These outcomes are listed below:

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.

News

Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela Collaborates on Wastewater Testing for Coronavirus Levels

Wed, June 3, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Jeseth Delgado Vela is part of a team of researchers from North Carolina State University, Rice University and the University of Southern California who are collaborating on nationwide efforts to monitor SARS-CoV-2 viral particles in wastewater. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for causing COVID-19.Read More >>

Seniors Place Second in 2019 ACI Concrete Construction Competition

Wed, March 11, 2020

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seniors Travis Flowers, Grace Glenn, Darien Mercado, Binaya Paudel, Sigmund Skinner, Camille Wallace, and Alfred Wallfall placed second in the 2019 ACI Concrete Construction Competition, an international competition sponsored by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). Read More >>

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