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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

About the Department
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering focuses on the latest advances in the design, efficiency, construction, and maintenance of society’s infrastructure. 

The Department embraces the College of Engineering’s dedication to entrepreneurship, innovation, interdisciplinary learning, and green engineering.

Our “Theory to Practice” approach to engineering education prepares our undergraduate Civil Engineering students to hit the ground running as they enter their careers. 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering oversees:

Students may also pursue the Six-year Engineering/Law program.

Vision and Mission


The vision of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to be regionally, nationally and internationally recognized in providing civil engineering education, leading to well-qualified engineers who are innovative, immediate contributors to their profession and successful in advanced studies.


The mission of the Civil Engineering program is to provide students with a supportive environment that facilitates learning to solve problems in civil and environmental engineering. The faculty and staff of the program use their background in teaching, research, and industry to prepare students to be successful as they move into the workforce or graduate school. 


Program leading to BS in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.