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Assessment Process - Civil Engineering Technology

ABET Criterion

Each program must demonstrate that graduates have:

  1. an appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of their disciplines
  2. an ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics,science, engineering, and technology
  3. an ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments, and apply experimental results to improve processes
  4. an ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to program educational objectives
  5. an ability to function effectively on teams
  6. an ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems
  7. an ability to communicate effectively
  8. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning
  9. an ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities
  10. a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues
  11. a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement

Program Specific Criterion: Civil Engineering Technology

Baccalaureate degree programs must demonstrate that graduates are capable of:

  1. (a) utilizing graphic techniques to produce engineering documents;
  2. (b) conducting standardized field and laboratory testing on civil engineering materials;
  3. (c) utilizing modern surveying methods for land measurement and/or construction layout;
  4. (d) determining forces and stresses in elementary structural systems;
  5. (e) estimating material quantities for technical projects;
  6. (f) employing productivity software to solve technical problems;
  7. (a) planning and preparing design and construction documents, such as specifications, contracts, change orders, engineering drawings, and construction schedules;
  8. (b) performing economic analyses and cost estimates related to design, construction, operations and maintenance of systems in the civil technical specialties;
  9. (c) selecting appropriate engineering materials and practices;
  10. (d) applying basic technical concepts to the solution of civil problems involving hydraulics, hydrology, geotechnics, structures, material behavior, transportation systems, and water and wastewater systems; and
  11. (e) performing standard analysis and design in at least three of the recognized technical specialties within civil engineering technology that are appropriate to the goals of the program




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