Civil Engineering

The NC State Civl Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Below you will find the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs), student learning outcomes, and recent enrollment and graduation information.


Within a few years of graduation alumni of the Civil Engineering Program will:

1. Function successfully in a professional environment by utilizing and enhancing their problem-solving and communication skills;

2. Continue learning through graduate or other professional education and obtaining licensure where appropriate;

3. Function in team-oriented, multidisciplinary open-ended engineering activities considering the societal and economic impacts of engineering decisions, and the professional and ethical responsibilities of civil engineers.

4. Promote organizational success with consideration of cost and time management while practicing and promoting ethical behavior and stewardship of a sustainable environment.

Learning Outcomes

A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

C. 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.

D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

G. An ability to communicate effectively.

H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

J. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment 545
2014 – 2015 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 116