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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the CET program at CSU-Pueblo will have the ability to:

  • Apply knowledge, techniques, skills, and tools of the civil engineering discipline to engineering technology activities;

  • Select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to civil engineering technology problems;

  • Conduct standard tests and measurements, analyze and interpret experimental data, and apply experimental results to improve processes;

  • Design systems, components, or processes for civil engineering technology problems;

  • Function effectively as members or leaders on a technical team;

  • Identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;

  • Communicate effectively regarding subjects related to engineering technology activities;

  • Demonstrate a disposition to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities;

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of engineering technology solutions to society; and

  • Demonstrate commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

In addition, in order to enable graduates to attain the CET program educational objectives, CET students are trained to acquire specific skills and the ability to:

  • Utilize principles and appropriate technology to produce drawings, reports, quantity estimates, and other documents related to civil engineering;

  • Conduct standardized field and laboratory tests related to civil engineering;

  • Utilize surveying methods and equipment to perform land measurement or construction layout;

  • Apply fundamental computational methods and elementary analytical techniques to solve civil engineering technology problems;

  • Plan and prepare documents appropriate for design and construction;

  • Perform economic analyses and cost estimates related to design, construction, operations and maintenance of systems associated with civil engineering;

  • Select appropriate engineering materials and practices; and

  • Perform standard analysis and design of elements for structures, hydraulic and hydrologic systems, construction operations, and transportation systems.