Our Vision, Mission and Core Values
The Department’s Vision
To provide a nationally recognized program committed to excellence in undergraduate education.
The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to provide a nationally recognized student-centered learning environment for the development of principled leaders in the civil and environmental engineering community through a broad-based, rigorous curriculum, emphasizing theoretical and practical engineering concepts, strong professional values, and a disciplined work ethic.
Students are our Focus: We believe the education, development, empowerment, and welfare of our students are the primary focus of our efforts.
Civil and Construction Engineers as Principled Leaders: We believe the engineering profession requires the highest professional and ethical standards, which we seek to model, teach and prepare our students to embrace.
Collaborative Teaching and Learning Environment: We believe a collaborative collegial environment among our faculty, staff and students is critical in sustaining advancement in educational excellence.
Growth through Assessment: We believe data-driven inquiry and improvement will lead us to sustained advancement in educational excellence.