Civil Engineering (BS)

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Program Description

Civil Engineering was the first of the formal engineering disciplines. The Department of Civil and Urban Engineering develops engineering graduates capable of contributing to and advancing the practice of civil engineering and its subdisciplines. Through its research programs, the department strives to be at the forefront in selected areas in the development of new knowledge and applications in civil engineering. Through its educational programs, graduates will be well rounded in state-of-the-art techniques and will develop the skills needed in a complex profession. Among these skills are the abilities to communicate effectively and to understand the context of civil engineering projects in a complex society.


The BS in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.


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