Institution: Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Contact: Atorod Azizinamini, aazizina@fiu.edu, 305-348-3821
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering


All academic programs of Florida International University are approved by the Florida Board of Education, the FIU Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors. The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

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The following undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org:

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

ABET accreditation provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards established by the profession for which the program prepares its students.

 

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Mission Statement

Mission

The mission of the FIU Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) is to achieve significant advancement in research, undergraduate and graduate teaching service, thus allowing educating and developing knowledgeable and well-trained professionals, with ability to adapt, technically, to disruptive and rapid changes and provide solutions to society at local, national and international levels.

Vision

The FIU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) will achieve both national and international reputation through achieving excellence in research, excellence in all its degree programs at the bachelor, master and doctoral levels and adapting to new modes of education delivery and its service to mankind. The overall goal is to enhance excellence in the study of and in providing resilient and sustainable engineering solutions to challenges faced by communities at local, national and international levels.

Program Educational Objectives

BS in Civil Engineering Program

Objective 1: Career Success
Graduates will advance in their careers in civil engineering or related areas by demonstrating technical proficiency, communication skills, responsible citizenship, leadership, and ethical behavior.

Objective 2: Professional Licensure
Graduates will make progress towards obtaining professional registration, special licensing, or certification.

Objective 3: Lifelong Learning
Graduates will pursue continued life-long learning to become the problem solvers considering the global, economic, environmental, and social impact.

BS in Environmental Engineering Program

Objective 1: Career Success
Graduates will advance in their careers in environmental engineering or related areas by demonstrating technical proficiency, communication skills, responsible citizenship, leadership, and ethical behavior.

Objective 2: Professional Licensure
Graduates will make progress towards obtaining professional registration, special licensing, or certification.

Objective 3: Lifelong Learning
Graduates will pursue continued life-long learning to become the problem solvers considering the global, economic, environmental, and social impact.

Student Outcomes

(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.

Enrollment and Graduation Statistics

Headcount

Department CIP Description Student Level Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
Civil & Environmental Engineering/
CENGR
                 
Civil Engineering GRAD II 46 43 47 50 54 61 71
LOWER 180 152 200 173 156 147 178
UPPER 296 373 406 454 434 395 421
GRAD I 60 72 65 61 50 53 47
Civil Engineering Total 582 640 718 738 694 656 717
Environmental & Urban Systems LOWER 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
UPPER 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
GRAD I 9 6 3 0 0 0 0
Environmental & Urban Systems Total 12 6 3 1 0 0 0
Environmental Health Engin. LOWER 6 13 18 21 33 39 37
UPPER 12 19 40 51 59 67 69
GRAD I 17 22 28 28 24 15 15
Environmental Health Engin. Total 35 54 86 100 116 121 121
Civil & Environmental Engineering/
CENGR Total
638 704 807 839 810 777 838

Degree Count

 Department CIP Description STUDENT
LEVEL
2007-
2008
2008-
2009
2009-
2010
2010-
2011
2011-
2012
2012-
2013
Civil & Environmental Engineering/CENGR Civil Engineering BACHELORS 54 63 80 85 85 98
MASTERS 17 30 21 25 30 25
DOCTORAL 8 8 9 6 7 9
TOTAL DEGREES 79 101 110 116 122 132
Environmental & Urban Systems BACHELORS 0 0 0 0 0 0
MASTERS 1 3 5 0 0 0
DOCTORAL 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL DEGREES 1 3 5 0 0 0
Environmental Health Engin. BACHELORS 3 3 2 9 9 9
MASTERS 8 5 11 18 12 9
DOCTORAL 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL DEGREES 11 8 13 27 21 18
Civil & Environmental Engineering/CENGR BACHELORS 57 66 82 94 94 107
Civil & Environmental Engineering/CENGR MASTERS 26 38 37 43 42 34
Civil & Environmental Engineering/CENGR DOCTORAL 8 8 9 6 7 9
Civil & Environmental Engineering/CENGR TOTAL DEGREES 91 112 128 143 143 150