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Civil Engineering


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

The University of Dayton Civil Engineering graduates are prepared to:

  1.     Achieve excellence in their civil engineering careers or other professions.
  2.     Complete advanced degrees in support of their chosen profession.
  3.     Lead and serve in their profession and community.
  4.     Conduct their professional and personal endeavors in a responsible and ethical manner.
  5.     Engage in professional, personal and spiritual development through life-long learning.

Student Outcomes

  1.      Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2.      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.      Ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4.      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.      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.      Ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7.      Ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
Undergraduate Engineering and Engineering Technology Enrollment and Graduation
UG Enrollment Fall 2019 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded 2019-20 UG Enrollment Fall 2020
Chemical 257 60 222
Civil 206 43 215
Electrical & Computer 338 72 344
Mechanical 856 195 803
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 1928 467 1819

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Dr. Robert Liang, Department Chair

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0243