Civil & Environmental Engineering

Program Goals and Objectives

The goal of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to provide its students with a well balanced, high quality education in four principal areas of civil engineering: environmental, geotechnical, structural, and transportation engineering that will permit them to practice civil engineering at a professional level, that will prepare them for graduate study, that will promote life long learning and continuing professional development and that will provide them with the skills and knowledge necessary to develop into active contributors to the economic and social vitality of the region.

To this end, the Educational Objectives of the CEE Department are:
  1. Graduates will be prepared to practice the profession of Civil Engineering or related fields at a professional level.
  2. Graduates will be prepared to continue their education in graduate school. 
  3. Graduates will recognize the need for engaging in life-long learning and continued professional development.
Please visit the UMass Lowell Civil Engineering site for more information.