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Civil Engineering

 

 

civil engineering

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Engineering

·       Construction Management

·       Structural Engineering

·       Transport Engineering

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Civil engineering programs consist of preparing students for the design and supervision of infrastructure. Students will apply mathematical and scientific principles to these designs to develop safe and functional roads, buildings, bridges, airports, water ways, tunnels, etc.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Mathematics, Design, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Construction Management, Theory of Structures, Environmental Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Reinforced Concrete, Surveying, Graphics, Economics, Hydraulics, Hydrology, Concretes, Pollution, Bioprocessing

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Construction Engineering and Project Management

·       Engineering Mechanics

·       Environmental/Water Quality Engineering

·       Forensic Engineering

·       Geotechnical Engineering

·       Hydraulic Engineering

·       Structural Engineering

·       Surveying

·       Transportation Engineering

·       Water Resources Engineering

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Construction Foreman

·       Design Engineer

·       Electrical Engineer

·       Mine Engineer

·       Geospatial Analytics Scientist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications & licensure available

·       Hands-on experience with mechanics or equipment

·       Internship or work experience related to engineering

·       Apprenticeship