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Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The Master of Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to serve the university, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and the engineering profession by providing high quality educational programs to all students; engaging in research and scholarship that will extend knowledge; and assisting the economic development of the regional, state, and national economies through technology transfer.

Program Educational Objectives

In accordance with our mission statement, within three to five years of graduation;

  • Our graduates will grow from technical competency to professional proficiency.
  • Our graduates will engage in professional development and life-long learning.
  • Our graduates will exhibit leadership and team-building skills.
  • Our graduates will provide service to the profession, and to society. 

Student Outcomes

    A. Develop in students an ability to apply knowledge from math, science, and engineering.
    B1. Develop an ability to organize and conduct laboratory and field work.
    B2. Develop an ability to analyze and interpret data.
    C. Develop student competence in the design of systems, components, and processes to meet specific needs.
    D. Provide experience and guidance in working on teams having a diverse technical makeup.
    E. Train students to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
    F. Instill in students an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities, both in education and in practice.
    G1. Develop and practice effective oral communication.
    G2. Develop and practice effective written and graphic communication.
    H. Provide a breadth of course work and perspectives that create an understanding of the impact of engineering in society, both local and global.
    I. Create an awareness in students of the need for life-long learning, whether through formal education or via many other means.
    J. Expose students to contemporary issues pertinent to the practice of civil engineering.
    K. Through both instruction and practice, develop in students an ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools commonly used in civil engineering practice.

Degree Level Fall 2013 Enrollment
Undergraduate 197
Master's in Engineering 24
Master of Science
5
Online Master of Science
12
PhD 10

Degrees Awarded Chart for Civil Engineering

Degrees Conferred
Academic Year BS MEng MS PhD Certificates2
2011-2012 37 24 5 2 21
2010-2011 31 33 5 1 41
2009-2010 41 28 2 1 21
2008-2009 45 34 2 5 14
2007-2008 35 27 2 1 7

Program Enrollment Chart for Civil Engineering

 

Undergraduate
Graduate
Academic
Year

 

FT/PT Enrollment
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Total UG1 Enrollment Program
MEng MS PhD
Total Grad1

Fall 2012

FT
0 17 27 67
111
24 1 16
41

Fall 2012

PT
0 0 1 9
10
5 15 1
21

Fall 2011

FT
0 12 36 56
104
2 3 14
39

Fall 2011

PT
0 0 5 7
12
9 11 0
20

Fall 2010

FT
2 22 36 60
120
24 4 9
37

Fall 2010

PT
0 1 0 7
8
7 12 1
20

Fall 2009

FT
0 15 21 60
96
32 5 7
44

Fall 2009

PT
0 0 1 3
4
9 1 0
10

Fall 2008

FT
0 20 40 52
112
34 2 10
46

Fall 2008

PT
0 0 1 7
8
11 2 1
13

Fall 2007

FT
7 28 34 57
126
28 3 11
42

Fall 2007

PT
0 0 2 10
12
13 2 1
16

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