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Student Outcomes

The Civil Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth offers a program that provides students with the following upon graduation:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering;
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs withing realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams;
  • an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • an ability to communicate effectively;
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues;
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;
  • ability to apply mathematics through differential equations; probability and statistics; calculus-based physics; general chemistry; and geology
  • ability to apply knowledge in the following four recognized major civil engineering areas: structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, water resources engineering with a depth of focus in one or more of the four areas;
  • ability to perform civil engineering design by means of design experiences integrated throughout the professional component of the curriculum culminating in a senior design experience;
  • ability to explain basic concepts in management, business, public policy, and leadership; and explain the importance of professional licensure;
  • ability to apply knowledge of sustainability to civil engineering practice.
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