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Why Civil Engineering?

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Civil engineers plan, design, build, maintain, and address the environmental impacts of constructed facilities and public works essential to American civilization.

 

 

Infrastructure

  • Structural Engineering - Structural engineers plan, analyze, and design a wide variety of large-scale structures including bridges, high-rise buildings, concrete dams, transmission towers, and special offshore and space structures.
  • Geotechnical Engineering - Geotechnical engineers analyze the properties of soil and rock that affect the performance of buildings, dams, pavements, and underground facilities that support above ground constructed facilities and public works.
  • Construction Engineering - Nearly all Civil Engineering projects require the management skills of a construction engineer.

Transportation and Geodetic Engineering - Transportation engineers track, analyze and design all modes of (land, sea, and air) transportation systems, and they study the various ways operators and end-users decide within the nation's transportation enterprise. 

Water Resources and Environmental - Hydraulics engineers deal with the development, control, and management of our water resources.