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Accreditation and Licensure

  • ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission

    The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering program at Gannon University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

    Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes


    In accordance with the requirements of the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, by three to five years after graduation, graduates of the environmental engineering program will:

    1. have careers in industry, consulting or government where they successfully apply their knowledge and skills to Environmental Engineering Practice,
    2. continue their professional development through graduate work, workshops and seminars, and/or pursuit of a professional license,
    3. demonstrate leadership and communication skills through project management, report preparation, and professional presentations, and
    4. conduct themselves in accordance with professional ethical standards.

    To accomplish the Program Educational Objectives and to satisfy the ABET specific requirements for the environmental engineering degree, the program has set forth the following Student Learning Outcomes, along with an assessment process to provide feedback for continuous improvement in the program. Graduates of the Environmental Engineering program must attain:

    1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics,
    2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors,
    3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences,
    4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
    5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives,
    6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions, and
    7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

    Enrollment and Graduation Data

    Fall Enrollment

       2016 2017 2018  2019  2020 
    Environmental Engineering 26 30  30 30  35 

    Completions (July 1st to June 30th)

      2016   2017 2018  2019  2020 
    Environmental Engineering 3  3  7  5  5