ABET Accreditation

The B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission

Our mission is to provide a culturally diverse and intellectually stimulating environment for the discovery and application of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering; to educate our students to their fullest potential; and to serve the public through outreach and professional activities. In particular, the mission involves:
  • Providing the nation with a new generation of engineers that can meet the challenges of the 21st century, particularly related to civil infrastructure
  • Serving the state of Nebraska and the nation by providing state-of-the-art expertise in civil engineering
  • Making important contributions in various areas of civil engineering by advancing existing knowledge and developing new technologies
  • Facilitating the enrichment of the academic and professional experience of students, faculty, and the engineering community
  • Providing outreach to the public and private sectors

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Graduates are employed in civil and environmental engineering or a closely related field; or, graduates are pursuing an advanced degree in civil and environmental engineering or a closely related field.
  2. Graduates contribute to society and address societal and environmental needs through engagement in professional, community, or service organizations.
  3. Graduates agree that the Civil and Environmental Engineering program prepared them for success in their careers in terms of knowledge and skillsets as embodied in the program and the Complete Engineer(TM) Initiative.

Student 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 conclusion
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Enrollment Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

BS Civil Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment
Source: College of Engineering, October 2019.

Graduation Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

BS Civil Engineering Undergraduate Enrollment
Source: College of Engineering, October 2019.