Undergraduate Studies Civil Engineering Advisory Committee September 20

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Undergraduate Studies Civil Engineering Advisory Committee September 20, 2004 Joseph Labuz, DUGS 2004 Karl

Undergraduate Studies Civil Engineering Advisory Committee September 20, 2004 Joseph Labuz, DUGS 2004 Karl Smith, DUGS 1999 -2004 Randal Barnes Andrew Drescher Jerry Hajjar Timothy La. Para Mihai Marasteanu Panos Michalopoulos Heinz Stefan Lauralee Perdue (staff)

UGS Responsibilities • • • Advising Recruiting Scholarships CE Program Graduation Clearance

UGS Responsibilities • • • Advising Recruiting Scholarships CE Program Graduation Clearance

Advising - APAS

Advising - APAS

Deadlines – Regular e-mail messages to students • Application for Degree • FE Exam

Deadlines – Regular e-mail messages to students • Application for Degree • FE Exam Application • CE/Geo. E & MSES scholarship Applications • Other Scholarship Opportunities – • CE Program Updates

Recruitment CE recruitment is a National concern

Recruitment CE recruitment is a National concern

CE Enrollment • Lower Division • • Fall 1996 – 130 Fall 1997 –

CE Enrollment • Lower Division • • Fall 1996 – 130 Fall 1997 – 112 Fall 1998 – 105 Fall 1999 – 106 Fall 2000 – 107 Fall 2001 – 111 Fall 2002 – 132 Fall 2003 – 125 • Upper Division • • Fall 1996 – 235 Fall 1997 – 239 Fall 1998 – 228 Fall 1999 – 218 Fall 2000 – 192 Fall 2001 – 190 Fall 2002 – 203 Fall 2003 – 205

Recruitment Initiatives • Display • College Fair • Open House & Orientation • Annual

Recruitment Initiatives • Display • College Fair • Open House & Orientation • Annual ASCE Student Chapter Career Fair • Revised IT Brochure • Undergraduate Handbook • CE Web Site • Coordinate with CET Programs – Jan. 2003 • Transfers/ 3 -2 programs • Scholarships

Civil Engineering Career Fair

Civil Engineering Career Fair

ASCE Career Fair

ASCE Career Fair

CE Scholarship Recruitment Initiatives • Freshman IT Honors Scholarships – 2 @ $3000 •

CE Scholarship Recruitment Initiatives • Freshman IT Honors Scholarships – 2 @ $3000 • Northern Tier Community College Scholarships – 5 @ $1000 • University of Manitoba

CE Scholarships • About 1/4 of CE/Geo. E students receive scholarships (~70 students per

CE Scholarships • About 1/4 of CE/Geo. E students receive scholarships (~70 students per year) • Over $150, 000 in scholarships awarded • Awards range from $400 to $4000 per year • CE/Geo. E Awards based on merit (GPA) and number of credits completed • MSES Awards based on merit, need and interests • Study Abroad Scholarships - $2500 • City Engineers Association of MN & WSB joined CE scholarship program in 2003

ASCE Mid-West Regional Conference and Steel Bridge Competition

ASCE Mid-West Regional Conference and Steel Bridge Competition

Undergraduate Studies Committee Activities 1. BCE Program Review for 2004 -2006 Undergraduate Catalog 1.

Undergraduate Studies Committee Activities 1. BCE Program Review for 2004 -2006 Undergraduate Catalog 1. Review of Requirements 2. Program Modifications 2. CE exit survey - CE 4102 Capstone – Distributed each semester 3. Class Scheduling

BCE Program Modifications 1. Added New Course - CE 3102 Uncertainty and Decision Analysis

BCE Program Modifications 1. Added New Course - CE 3102 Uncertainty and Decision Analysis in CE 2. Dropped Geo 1001, Increased CE technical electives from 13 to 17. 3. Substitutions: Upon approval of DUGS, students may make the following substitutions: 1. A CSci programming course for CE 3101 2. Stat 3021 for CE 3102 3. A CE technical elective for AEM 2012

Student Surveys 1. U-wide survey – summarized next slide 2. 2002 IT Alumni Survey

Student Surveys 1. U-wide survey – summarized next slide 2. 2002 IT Alumni Survey 1. 137 IT Alumni 2. 27 CE Alumni 3. CE Exit Survey – Each semester in CE 4102 W, Capstone Design

When graduating seniors this spring were asked "In general, how satisfied are you with

When graduating seniors this spring were asked "In general, how satisfied are you with your experience at the University of Minnesota? " the average response (on a six point scale) was 4. 94 compared with 4. 59 for seniors graduating in 1989. In 2003 82. 9% of seniors responded with a 5 or 6 rating as compared with only 69. 3% of seniors in 1989. When asked to evaluate the overall quality of teaching in their major, the average response of graduating seniors in 2003 (again on a six point scale) was 4. 64 as compared to 4. 33 in 1989. Craig Swan, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (August 22, 2003)

Civil Engineering Graduation and awards reception Prior to IT Commencement

Civil Engineering Graduation and awards reception Prior to IT Commencement