B.S. Civil Engineering - Accreditation Information

The B.S. Civil Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Enrollment Data
2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Fall Enrollment Headcount 158 167 154 148 162 178 163
Degrees Awarded 27 39 30 24 29 35 --
Program Educational Objectives

BSCE Graduates of the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Mississippi will:

  • Practice in civil engineering, environmental engineering or a related area to serve society.
  • Pursue professional development including advanced degrees, professional registration and/or certification as appropriate for their qualifications and careers.
  • Assume leadership roles in their profession and/or communities.
Student Outcomes

In accordance with ABET accreditation requirements, BSCE students at the University of Mississippi should demonstrate the attainment of the following student outcomes:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3. 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
  4. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7. An ability to communicate effectively
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice