Institution: Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Contact: David Garber dgarber@fiu.edu, 305-348-4879

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.

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

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

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

Student outcomes for civil engineering:

  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.

Student outcomes for environmental engineering:

  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 and Graduation Statistics

Civil Engineering

Enrollment

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

622

569

642

603

569

586

589

586

Civil Engineering Bachelor Degrees Awarded

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

139

116

85

128

107

77

108

134

ABET Table Civil Engineering

Academic Year Enrollment Status Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior  Total Undergrad Total Graduate Bachelors Awarded Masters Awarded Doctorates Awarded
2021-2022 Full-Time 18 39 115 179 351 98 108 13 13
Part-Time 2 12 59 141 214 23
2020-2021 Full-Time 18 47 107 179 351 83 134 20 10
Part-Time 0 5 77 156 238 24
2019-2020 Full-Time 15 44 119 181 359 82 128 18 10
Part-Time 2 3 75 159 239 29
2018-2019 Full-Time 8 37 124 177 346 79 139 15 8
Part-Time 2 3 77 163 245 21
2017-2018 Full-Time 16 48 104 187 355 62 116 18 10
Part-Time 3 8 77 156 244 22
2016-2017 Full-Time 16 33 94 181 324 65 107 17 18
Part-Time 5 16 75 139 235 27
2015-2016 Full-Time 27 51 103 166 347 74 77 21 11
Part-Time 9 23 108 136 276 22
2014-2015 Full-Time 54 62 124 136 376 83 85 23 11
Part-Time 15 17 95 139 266 30

 

Environmental Engineering

Enrollment

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

107

105

91

101

91

99

95

77

 Environmental Engineering Bachelor Degrees Awarded

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

10

10

14

23

18

23

22

12

ABET Table Environmental Engineering

Academic Year Enrollment Status Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior  Total Undergrad Total Graduate Bachelors Awarded Masters Awarded Doctorates Awarded
2021-2022 Full-Time 0 4 11 38 53 6 12 3 0
Part-Time 1 1 3 19 24 5
2020-2021 Full-Time 3 5 14 33 55 7 22 5 0
Part-Time 0 1 8 31 40 4
2019-2020 Full-Time 1 9 16 30 56 5 23 1 0
Part-Time 1 0 9 33 43 3
2018-2019 Full-Time 1 6 22 29 58 3 18 5 0
Part-Time 0 1 12 20 33 1
2017-2018 Full-Time 2 9 15 26 52 6 23 3 0
Part-Time 0 2 13 34 49 1
2016-2017 Full-Time 4 3 15 41 63 2 14 2 0
Part-Time 0 0 9 19 28 3
2015-2016 Full-Time 2 8 23 35 68 5 10 5 0
Part-Time 1 0 12 24 37 5
2014-2015 Full-Time 7 16 25 33 81 4 10 1 0
Part-Time 1 1 9 15 26 4