Student Outcomes: 

Student graduates in the NMSU Civil Engineering Technology program will have:


  1. Construction Document. An ability to interpret and/or prepare design and construction documents, such as specifications, contracts, change orders, engineering drawings, and construction schedules. 
  2. Economic Analysis. An ability to perform economic analyses and cost estimates related to design, construction, and operation of systems in the civil technical specialties. 
  3. Field and Laboratory Testing. An ability to conduct standardized field and laboratory testing on civil engineering materials. 
  4. Surveying. An ability to utilize modern surveying methods for land measurement and/or construction layout. 
  5. Selection and Evaluation of Materials. An ability to select and evaluate appropriate engineering materials and practices. 
  6. Applications of Technical Concepts. An ability to apply basic technical concepts to the solution of civil engineering problems involving hydrology/hydraulics, geotechnics, structures, material behavior, transportation systems, water/wastewater systems, construction, and land development/infrastructure. 
  7. Analysis and Design. An ability to perform standard analysis and design in three of the above-mentioned technical specialties, specifically: structures, construction, and land development/infrastructure. 
  8. Teams. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team. 
  9. Communication. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments: an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.