Civil Engineering Degree Program Educational Objectives

  • Graduates will attain a record of engagement in civil engineering or other fields that require analytical and/or professional abilities.
  • Graduates will attain a record of continuing professional development.
  • Graduates will attain a record of contributions to their fields, professions, or society.

Civil Engineering Program Goals

The Civil Engineering Program seeks to prepare students to be successful professionals recognized for their:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving based on a fundamental knowledge of humanities, social sciences, mathematics, science, engineering science and a broad range of civil engineering technical areas;
  • Consideration of global and societal concerns, ethics, and sustainability when making engineering decisions;
  • Leadership and effective communication;
  • Civic engagement and contributions to society; and
  • Pursuit of lifelong learning and professional development.

Bucknell Civil Engineering Degree Program Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Civil Engineering Program will 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 multidisciplinary 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.

Close

Places I've Been

The following links are virtual breadcrumbs marking the 27 most recent pages you have visited in Bucknell.edu. If you want to remember a specific page forever click the pin in the top right corner and we will be sure not to replace it. Close this message.