FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Alumni Survey

Responses to this survey will be used to assess how well the Civil Engineering program prepares its students to meet its educational objectives and outcomes. By answering the following questions, you will help in providing valuable feedback that is needed for program improvement and program accreditation.

Please note that responses to all parts of Questions 5 and 6 are required for the submittal of this survey. Thanks in advance for your participation. We look forward to hearing from you.

Major: Civil Engineering Environmental Engineering Dual
Semester & year degree received:
Ethnic background: African American Asian White Hispanic Native American Other
Gender: Male Female Age:  
University: FAMU FSU

1. Graduate School and Lifelong Learning.
a)  Have you enrolled in a graduate school?
yes no
b) If yes, what is the name of the graduate school(s) you attended, degree received (or anticipated) and year?
c) How would you rate  (low=1 and high=5)  your undergraduate preparation for graduate work?
1=poor 2=poor 3=average 4=very good 5=excellent N/A
d) Please list any lifelong learning and/or continuing education you have completed since earning your Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering.
2. Are you licensed, as a Professional Engineer? yes no
year earned and state:
3.Are you a member of ASCE? yes no
other professional organizations:
4. Current career experience work placement and experience:
  a) What type of business or industry are you in?
      Municipal or county government
      State government
      Federal government
      Self employed
      Engineering/design/consulting firm
      Other  (please name)
  b) In what geographical area are you located?
      Mid Atlantic
     (please name)
  c) What is your main area of work? (Select all that apply)
      field work
      temporary assignment
      do not know
      other   (please name)

  d) What is your job title?
  e) What is the name and email address of your immediate supervisor (Optional)
  f) Please provide the name/address of your employer: (Optional)

5. The following are the current Program Outcomes for the Civil Engineering program at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. By the time of graduating from the Civil Engineering program, students should attain the following Outcomes:

Due to my education in the Civil Engineering program, I was well prepared to strongly agree agree neutral disagree strongly disagree
(a) apply knowledge of mathematics through differential equations, science (including calculus-based physics, general chemistry, and one additional area of science), and engineering
(b) design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data
(c) design systems, components, or processes in more than one civil engineering context to meet desired needs within realistic constraints
(d) function well on a multi-disciplinary team
(e) identify, formulate, and solve civil engineering problems
(f) understand professional and ethical responsibility, and explain basic concepts in management, business, public policy, and leadership as well as the importance of professional licensure
(g) communicate effectively
(h) understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
(i) recognize the need for and have the ability to engage in lifelong learning
(j) have knowledge of contemporary issues
(k) apply the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
(l) apply knowledge of four technical areas in civil engineering (structural, geotechnical, transportation/construction, and environmental/water resources)

6. The following are the current Program Educational Objectives for the Civil Engineering program at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. We expect graduates to achieve these objectives several years after graduation.

Due to my experience in the Civil Engineering program, I have been able to: strongly agree agree neutral disagree strongly disagree
a) Progress in successful professional careers in civil and environmental engineering or related fields, and/or enroll in studies at the graduate level.
b) Engage in problem solving and the application of engineering principles to address the needs of society, and practice effective management, communication, and leadership skills.
c) Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning to respond to the rapid pace of change in civil and environmental engineering, become professionally licensed, and participate in professional society activities.
d) Contribute to work force diversity as members and leaders of multidisciplinary teams.

7. What aspects of your undergraduate education were particularly good and should be retained? Why? In particular, what aspects have been helpful in preparing you for your career and/or graduate training?

8. What changes can be made to improve undergraduate civil or environmental engineering education? Why? In particular, what could have been improved to better prepare you for your career and/or graduate training?

9. Additional Comments:

10. Optional
Your Name:

Thank you for your time. We value your input.

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