B.S. in Civil Engineering



B.S. in Civil Engineering


As a civil engineer, you'll find a career where you can be a creative problem-solver who is dedicated to making the world a better place. You'll work in diverse areas and settings, with opportunities to find a career close by or across the globe. 

Civil engineering is a people-serving profession dedicated to protecting and enhancing the quality of life and sustaining our natural resources and energy. Civil engineering means tackling challenging science and engineering assignments, embracing the professional responsibility to make things better and working with people all over the world. 

Civil engineering includes such specialty areas as structural, water resources, environmental, transportation and geo-technical engineering. In our program, you'll develop leadership and hands-on skills through regional and national team competitions, research with faculty, and participation in national student organizations.

We offer our Civil Engineering major on two campuses: on Lincoln City Campus and in Omaha (in The Peter Kiewit Institute). Learn more about our programs on both campuses:




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