The Program Educational Objectives for the Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering are that our alumni will:
- Have successful careers in environmental engineering and related professions, where sound science and engineering principles are applied to solve environmental problems in a socially and ethically responsible manner.
- Be leaders who are at the forefront of environmental change for the betterment of ecosystems and quality of life.
- Meet the changing needs of the profession through lifelong learning, such as graduate education, engagement in the profession and organizations, and attainment of professional licensure.
The Student Outcomes for the Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering are that all graduates will:
- an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- 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
- an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- an ability to communicate effectively
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- a knowledge of contemporary issues
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.