Program Objectives: Civil Engineering

Three to five years after graduation, we expect our graduates to be able to:

  1. Use their broad-based civil engineering backgrounds to perform as engineers in general civil engineering or in environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, or water resources engineering.
  2. Succeed in graduate school in the disciplines listed above or closely related disciplines, as well as other areas such as business and law.
  3. Continue the process of life-long learning as required for long-term personal and professional growth.
  4. Serve society by being professional and ethical members of the engineering community.
  5. Use communication, technical, and teamwork skills to help themselves and their employers succeed.
  6. Relate their personal and professional lives to the Judeo-Christian, humanistic tradition.
Program Objectives


The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Department Mission Statement:

Villanova University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering provides students with a high quality, contemporary, broad-based, personalized civil engineering education within a Judeo-Christian, humanistic context. We prepare our students for professional practice, graduate study, and life-long learning.

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Department Chair

Shawn Gross, PhD

Office Assistant:  Linda DeAngelis