Civil - Prospective Undergraduate Students
Bachelor's in Civil Engineering
The B.S. degree in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of.
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.
As a civil engineer, you will design, build, and assess airports, buildings, bridges, dams, foundations, roads, tunnels, water and wastewater systems, and many other infrastructure. Civil engineering features such specialties as structural, water resources, environmental, architectural, transportation and geotechnical and materials 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.
Degree Emphasis Areas in Civil Engineering
As a professional discipline, civil engineering is closely related to the total human environment. Undergraduate students are required to take classes in each of the following subject areas, and can emphasize one or more areas during their course of study:
- Environmental engineering
- Geotechnical and Materials engineering
- Structural engineering
- Transportation engineering
- Water resources engineering