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Mission and Objectives


 The mission of the Department of Civil Engineering (CE) is to support outstanding educational programs with the goal of developing a safe and functional national infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in accordance with national and international high standards. We strive to supply the needed human capital and to upgrade the existing work force within the construction and design industry and regulatory agencies and organizations of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; to provide high quality education to future leaders in the areas of Public Works, Highways and Transportation, Port and Railway Authorities, and Water and Environmental Engineering in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.



 The Program Educational Objectives of the Civil Engineering program describe the expected accomplishments of our graduates during the first few years following their graduation from the program. The Civil Engineering undergraduate program educational objectives are that the alumni will have the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Adopt and continuously practice life-long learning through post-graduate and professional education;
  • Actively contribute to the advancement of engineering practice in the public or private sectors in the technical areas of construction, structural, transportation, and environmental engineering; and
  • Become professional engineers who apply ethical and social aspects in the design and construction of solutions to civil engineering problems in the natural and built environments.