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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

  • QS World University Rankings
    =173
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Civil engineering is the oldest and most diverse branch of engineering. In its broadest sense, the civil engineer adapts the physical features of the earth to the needs of society. Approximately one out of four engineers is engaged in civil engineering. Civil engineering includes the design and construction of bridges, buildings, dams, waterways, coastal protection works, airports, pipelines, space launching facilities, railroads, highways, sanitary systems, ocean structures and facilities, foundations, harbors, waterworks and many other systems and structures upon which modern civilization depends. Educational Objectives The undergraduate program in civil engineering will prepare graduates to Meet the needs and expectations of civil engineering employers and proceed toward the attainment of a Professional Engineering (P.E.) license; Continue their education and pursue advanced degrees if they so desire. Goals To develop civil engineering professionals with proficiency in the fundamentals of science and engineering; to develop an understanding of the planning, design, construction and operation of civil engineering projects; to develop enhanced communication skills; and to develop an appreciation of professionalism and ethics in the practice of engineering. Mission The department strives to build upon a leading program of exceptional teaching, innovative research and dedicated service by maintaining a strong curriculum, a highly qualified and committed faculty, outstanding facilities and essential funding.