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Mission & Vision

Mission Statement
The mission of the Civil Engineering Department is:

  • To create an environment that promotes the mastery, development and dissemination of discipline knowledge and methods.
  • To provide students with the preparation, skills and orientation that make them attractive to employers for entry level positions and to enable them to compete and attain distinction as professional civil engineers.
  • To provide students with knowledge, methods and orientation to succeed in discipline-related graduate programs, including the PhD level.
  • To provide students with the professional and civic disposition that reflects responsible freedom, Eastern values and integrity and that best serve their profession, communities, nation, region and world.

Vision Statement
The vision of the Civil Engineering Department is:

  • To have a department that is a role model everywhere for academic freedom and productivity, independent and creative thinking and civic responsibility and service.
  • To have an environment where faculty are: i) empowered in collectively assessing and improving themselves and their programs, ii) effective and continuously improving in their teaching and iii) productive and recognized in regards to their discipline and profession.
  • To have an environment where students: i) are continuously learning and acquiring learning as a life-long trait in their characters, and ii) have a safe setting, supporting faculty, ample facilities and a diverse community in which to develop their skills, knowledge and character.
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