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The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in civil engineering at the University of Idaho is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Program Educational Objectives

In the 4-6 years after completing the University of Idaho’s Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, we expect our graduates to:

  1. Attain career advancement based on a demonstrated ability to apply and expand fundamental engineering principles to the analysis and design of engineering projects, incorporate professional codes and standards, and be aware of social, economic and environmental impacts.
  2. Be effective and competent communicators regarding civil engineering systems and processes.
  3. Establish a path for life-long learning and continuous professional development through graduate education, short-courses, service on professional committees, and attendance at conferences.
  4. Meet or exceed the State Board qualification requirements to obtain Professional Engineering licensure and accept higher levels of responsibility in managing personnel and projects requiring collaboration with interdisciplinary groups, elected officials, and the public.
  5. Be accountable for the health, safety, and welfare of the general public, while maintaining the highest ethical and professional practices.

Student Outcomes

  1. An ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science and mathematics
  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental and economic factors
  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental and societal contexts
  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks and meet objectives
  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
Enrollment data for the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Degree level — Degree Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Fall 2020 Fall 2021
Bachelors — B.S. 174 175 178 139  146
Masters — M.Engr. & M.S. 31 27 28 25  15
Doctoral — Ph.D. 12 13 12 8  9
Degrees awarded by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Degree level 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Bachelors 29 27 34 41 28
Masters 12 13 12 11 9
Doctoral 1 3 1 4  1

Contact Us

Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 102

Mailing Address:

Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1022
Moscow, ID 83844-1022

Phone: 208-885-6782