EnvE Student Outcomes

BSENVE Program Student Outcomes[1]

(What students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation.)

1. To have obtained a working knowledge[2] in environmental engineering areas of water and wastewater treatment, environmental health and safety, solid and hazardous waste management, sustainability, and water resources.

2. To be able to locate, assess, and compile data, to design and perform experiments to gather data, and analyze data to draw conclusions.

3. To have an ability to use and learn techniques, skills, or software necessary for engineering practice.

4. To be able to contribute as a member of multi-disciplinary teams.

5. To be able to effectively communicate and support ideas in documents and presentations to a variety of audiences.

6. To be able to apply principles of mathematics, science, and engineering to identify, formulate, and solve problems.

7. To have been prepared for the Fundamentals of Engineering examination.

8. To have the broad education necessary to have an understanding of contemporary issues and the interaction between sustainable and ethical engineering practice and global, social, economic, political, and environmental issues.

9. To have a recognition of the need for leadership, and an ability to engage in life-long learning ­and to understand the importance of professional licensure.

10. Given realistic economic, environmental, social, political, and ethical constraints, to be able to critically analyze and design systems or processes to meet society’s current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.


[1] Approved by the EnvE Faculty on 2 March 2018 and by the CEE Department Faculty on 20 March 2018.

[2] A “working knowledge” is defined as understanding and being able to apply a sub-discipline in analysis and design as demonstrated by successful completion of two or more courses with a substantial focus in that sub-discipline.