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Civil Engineering
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Jessica Knight
Administrative Assistant
School of Engineering & Computer Science
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Mission, Objectives, and Outcomes

The University of the Pacific Department of Civil Engineering seeks to develop graduates who have the knowledge, skills, and qualities necessary to pursue professional licensure, advanced level studies, and practice and leadership in the civil engineering profession.

Civil Engineering Program Educational Objectives
Within a few years of graduation, graduates of the Civil Engineering program are expected to:

  • Plan, design, evaluate, construct, operate, maintain, analyze, advance, and manage civil engineering systems 
  • Pursue professional licensure and certifications 
  • Engage in life-long learning and pursue advanced level studies
  • Demonstrate leadership skills through career advancement and active participation in the civil engineering profession and in the community 

Civil Engineering Outcomes
Graduates of the Civil Engineering Program will demonstrate:

(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, component, or 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 multidisciplinary 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.

Civil Engineering Program Major Count
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering major count in 2016/17:    70
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degrees awarded in 2014/15:  46