Unit: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Program: Civil Engineering (BS)
Degree: Bachelor's
Date: Fri Oct 07, 2011 - 12:34:49 pm

1) Below are your program student learning outcomes (SLOs). Please update as needed.

The student learning outcomes (SLOs), also known as program outcomes, describe a skill set that students are expected to have at the time of graduation. The SLOs are:

a. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and

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 multi-disciplinary 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, societal, and environmental context

i. a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, life-long

j. a knowledge of contemporary issues

k. 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: 220
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online: http://www.catalog.hawaii.edu/courses/departments/cee.htm

3) Below is the link(s) to your program's curriculum map(s). If we do not have your curriculum map, please upload it as a PDF.

Curriculum Map File(s) from 2011:

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.


5) For the period June 1, 2010 to September 30, 2011: State the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goals. Include the SLOs that were targeted, if applicable.

In order to find out if the program outcomes are achieved, all SLOs were targeted.

6) State the type(s) of evidence gathered to answer the assessment question and/or meet the assessment goals that were given in Question #5.

Performance Appraisal

Senior Design Project

FE Exam Results

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


8) 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)

9) 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)

10) For the assessment question(s) and/or assessment goal(s) stated in Question #5:
Summarize the actual results.

Data collected in Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 have not yet been analyzed.

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

The results will be used to make curriculum changes.

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


13) Other important information.
Please note: If the program did not engage in assessment, please explain. If the program created an assessment plan for next year, please give an overview.