Texas Tech University, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
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Strategic Objectives

Vision

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering will be nationally and internationally recognized for producing well-prepared graduates, developing visible research programs, and advancing knowledge through public outreach and professional service.

 

Mission

The Mission of the department has three elements:

 

Strategic Plan

Goals, Critical Success Factors, and Objectives

Goal 1. Academic Excellence: The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering will provide excellent instruction and design experiences that prepare its graduates both for the practice of civil and environmental engineering and for the pursuit of lifelong professional development.


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Objective 1.1: Identify, assess, and impart essential knowledge, tools, and skills necessary for civil and environmental engineering graduates to become successful engineers and lifelong learners.

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Objective 1.2: Recruit a highly qualified and diverse student body.

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Objective 1.3: Continually strive to improve student performance and graduation rates.

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Objective 1.4: Encourage students to become licensed professional engineers.

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Goal 2. Research Excellence: The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering will enhance its nationally and internationally recognized research programs.


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Objective 2.1: Recognize and pursue opportunities for significant contributions in basic and applied engineering research topics.

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Objective 2.2: Provide a meaningful research experience for our students.

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Objective 2.3: Communicate research accomplishments through scholarly research publications, educational outreach, and professional activities.

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Goal 3. Service Excellence: The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering will foster a spirit of service and leadership among faculty and students.


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Objective 3.1: Promote active and effective participation of students and faculty in service activities at campus, local, regional and national levels.

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Objective 3.2: Support faculty and student leadership in professional and service organizations.

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Objective 3.3: Instill pride and loyalty in our graduates that will result in a natural desire to support the department through service and gifts.

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