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Civil Engineering Program

Civil Engineering

 

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2014-2015 University Catalog - Civil Engineering

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Transportation
  • Structural
  • Surveying, Construction, and Land Development
  • Geotechnical
  • Water Resources
  • Energy

PLAN OF STUDY

Civil Engineering (B.S.)

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Be able to formulate and solve unique practical and theoretical problems, while at the same time understanding business objectives and appreciating the social, economic and ethical issues encountered in a modern global society;
  • Think critically and creatively, work effectivel on multidisciplinary teams, and communciate clearly in both tecnical and non-technical forums;
  • Be professionally employed, serving the rapidly changing needs of industry or governmental organizations regionally and throughout the state and nation;
  • Continue to grow professionally through activites such as pursuing formal graduate study, research or continuing education; acheiving appropriate professional credentials; and participating in professional socieites.

DEGREE OPTIONS/FUTURE ACADEMIC PATHS

Graduates are awarded a B.S.Civil Engineering.

Graduate Students may also find similar academic interests in:

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Technology
  • Business Administration

CAREER CLOSE-UP

Civil Engineers

Median wage (TX) - $89,840
Median wage (US) - $82,710

Surveyor

Median wage (TX) - $53,420
Median wage (US) - $58,740

Source:  Myplan.com, LLC; Bureau of Labor and Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

Prerequisites

  • Mathematics to solve problems.
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

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