The mission of the Department of Civil Engineering is to achieve excellence in education, research, and public and professional service. The Department will:
The mission of the Civil Engineering Program is to prepare students for professional careers in civil engineering in the global society, and for life long learning and continuous development in the profession through a forward-looking and broad-based curriculum emphasizing basic engineering principles and fundamentals, practical applications, communication skills, critical thinking, teamwork, and professional practice issues and ethics.
Graduates of JSU Civil Engineering Program are expected within a few years of graduation to have:
Outcome A: an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
Outcome B: an ability to design and conduct civil engineering experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
Outcome C: an ability to design a civil engineering system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
Outcome D: an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
Outcome E: an ability to identify, formulate, and solve civil engineering problems
Outcome F: an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
Outcome G: an ability to communicate effectively
Outcome H: the broad education necessary to understand the impact of civil engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
Outcome I: a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
Outcome J: a knowledge of contemporary issues
Outcome K: an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.