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The Civil Engineering undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Educational Objectives

Consistent with the mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee, graduates of this program are expected to attain the following objectives:

  • Solve engineering problems and contribute to successful projects.
  • Advance with increasing technical and/or leadership responsibility.
  • Continually increase engineering proficiency, pursue graduate or other advanced education, proceed toward professional licensure, and contribute to the profession and community with integrity.

Student Learning Outcomes

In support of the the above objectives, at the time of graduation Civil Engineering students will have achieved and demonstrated the following outcomes:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Civil Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment and Graduation

Year Fall Enrollment Degrees Awarded
2018-2019 340
2017-2018 313 59
2016-2017 286 52
2015-2016 292 70
2014-2015 279 72
2013-2014 273 74
2012-2013 304 67
2011-2012 300 79
2010-2011 287 70