Research Competencies in Civil Engineering

Expected by Louisiana Tech University

Civil Engineering Programs

Excerpts from:

College of Engineering & Science, Louisiana Tech University. Civil Engineering: Educational Objectives and Outcomes


Educational Objectives of the Civil Engineering Program

CvEO1: To develop the skills required to design civil engineering systems and facilities, including the students' abilities to formulate problems, to think creatively, to synthesize information, and to work collaboratively in teams.

CvEO3: To prepare students for life-long learning and successful careers as civil engineers.

CvEO5: To develop oral and written communication skills that allow students to present information effectively.

CvEO6: To instill in our students an understanding of their professional and ethical responsibilities.


Civil Engineering Program Outcomes

Louisiana Tech Civil Engineering graduates will:

CvO02 - The ability to practice civil engineering using up-to-date techniques, skills, and tools as a result of life-long learning

CvO03 - An ability to formulate and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

CvO06 - An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

CvO07 - An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

CvO08 - An ability to engage in effective oral and written communication


Last modified March 1, 2007
by Boris Teske, Prescott Memorial Library,
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272