Unit: Civil Engineering
Program: Civil Engineering (BS)
Degree: Bachelor's
Date: Wed Oct 01, 2014 - 11:17:54 am

1) Institutional Learning Objectives (ILOs) and Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

3. 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.

4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.

5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

7. An ability to communicate effectively.

8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, societal, and environmental context.

9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long learning.

10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice, particularly recognizing the integral role of computers in engineering and the rapid expansion of resources on the internet.

2) Your program's SLOs are published as follows. Please update as needed.

Department Website URL: http://www.cee.hawaii.edu/
Student Handbook. URL, if available online:
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online:
UHM Catalog. Page Number: NA
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online:
Other:
Other:

3) Select one option:

Curriculum Map File(s) from 2014:

4) For your program, the percentage of courses that have course SLOs explicitly stated on the syllabus, a website, or other publicly available document is as follows. Please update as needed.

0%
1-50%
51-80%
81-99%
100%

5) Did your program engage in any program assessment activities between June 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014? (e.g., establishing/revising outcomes, aligning the curriculum to outcomes, collecting evidence, interpreting evidence, using results, revising the assessment plan, creating surveys or tests, etc.)

Yes
No (skip to question 14)

6) For the period between June 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014: State the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goals. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.

Program outcomes "a" - "k" as defined by ABET were assessed in various coures.

7) State the type(s) of evidence gathered to answer the assessment question and/or meet the assessment goals that were given in Question #6.

Student work on exams and projects were used as evidence for the assessment questions.

8) State how many persons submitted evidence that was evaluated. If applicable, please include the sampling technique used.

Over 100 students submitted their work for assessment.

9) Who interpreted or analyzed the evidence that was collected? (Check all that apply.)

Course instructor(s)
Faculty committee
Ad hoc faculty group
Department chairperson
Persons or organization outside the university
Faculty advisor
Advisors (in student support services)
Students (graduate or undergraduate)
Dean/Director
Other:

10) How did they evaluate, analyze, or interpret the evidence? (Check all that apply.)

Used a rubric or scoring guide
Scored exams/tests/quizzes
Used professional judgment (no rubric or scoring guide used)
Compiled survey results
Used qualitative methods on interview, focus group, open-ended response data
External organization/person analyzed data (e.g., external organization administered and scored the nursing licensing exam)
Other:

11) For the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goal(s) stated in Question #6:
Summarize the actual results.

Target was met for majority of the program outcomes assessed.  

12) State how the program used the results or plans to use the results. Please be specific.

Assessments resulted in proposed changes at course and curriculum level. The changes are being implemented to improve the program.

13) Beyond the results, were there additional conclusions or discoveries?
This can include insights about assessment procedures, teaching and learning, program aspects and so on.

None.

14) If the program did not engage in assessment activities, please explain.
Or, if the program did engage in assessment activities, please add any other important information here.

ABET self-study in progress