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Washington State University Graduate School

Civil Engineering, Ph.D.

Student Learning Outcomes

 

All graduates will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills that are necessary to achieve success as practitioners, teachers or researchers in civil or environmental engineering.
        1.  A thorough foundation and advanced knowledge in fields of civil or environmental engineering.
        2.  The ability to apply their knowledge to solve novel and emerging problems in civil or environmental engineering.
        3.  Able to teach in a variety of settings.
        4.  The ability to present their knowledge through publications and oral presentations.
        5.  Employment in industry, consulting firms or government agency.
        6.  Leadership in professional practice and service.
    2.  Become effective researchers in civil or environmental engineering.
        1.  Original contributions to selected technical areas in civil or environmental engineering.
        2.  Able to secure funds and manage resources to conduct research.
        3.  Apply sound research methods, draw well-supported conclusions, and effectively communicate findings.
    3.  Have records of achievements that enhance the reputation and visibility of the doctoral program in civil engineering at Washington State University.
        1.  Hold responsible position in academia, national laboratory or industry.
        2.  Participation in professional organizations.
        3.  Recognition and awards.

 

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