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Our undergraduate civil engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


The mission of the civil engineering program is to graduate broadly educated, technically competent individuals prepared for professional careers or for advanced studies.

Program Educational Objectives

University of Dayton Bachelor of Civil Engineering graduates are prepared to

1. Have successful careers in civil engineering or other professions.
2. Pursue advanced degrees in support of their chosen profession.
3. Conduct professional and personal endeavors in a responsible and ethical manner.
4. Seek service and leadership roles in their profession and community.
5. Continue their professional and personal growth through a process of life-long learning and service.

Student 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, a component or a 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 multi-disciplinary 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.

Enrollment and Graduation By the Numbers

Enrollment AY Fall 2017 Graduation 2017-18 Enrollment AY Fall 2018
Chemical 235 71 258
Civil 136 37 190
Computer 102 18 108
Electrical 177 37 205
Mechanical 861 195 933
Discover Engineering 136 110
Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology 43 14 56
Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology 7 6 1
Industrial Engineering Technology 68 12 81
Mechanical Engineering Technology 123 36 148
Discover Engineering Technology 30 38
Total 1918 426 2128

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Engineering Mechanics

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0243