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

Graduates of the Civil Engineering Program at Howard University 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 multi-disciplinary 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

(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice

News

DDOT Awards $3.75M for Traffic Research and Analysis

Wed, January 23, 2019

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has awarded a five-year grant of $3,750,000 to Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor and Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) Director Stephen Arhin to conduct various traffic studies, traffic safety improvements and crash data analysis for the District of Columbia (DC) as part of the city’s Vision Zero Initiative. Read More >>

Associate Dean and Department Chair Kimberly Jones Addresses First Grand Challenge in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century

Thu, January 10, 2019

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair Kimberly Jones served as a committee member for the development of a National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering report on the "Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century." Read More >>

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