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 2016 Graduation 2016-17 Enrollment AY Fall 2017
Chemical 292 79 235
Civil 194 54 136
Computer 103 21 102
Electrical 187 57 177
Mechanical 818 208 861
Discover Engineering 109 136
Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology 51 12 43
Global Manufacturing Systems Engineering Technology 5 5 7
Industrial Engineering Technology 57 17 68
Mechanical Engineering Technology 139 31 123
Discover Engineering Technology 27 30
Total 1982 484 1918

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

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0243