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Civil Engineering Program

Civil Engineering

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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

PLAN OF STUDY

Civil Engineering (B.S.)

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • The ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • The ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
  • The ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  • The ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • The understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • The ability to communicate effectively
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context
  • The recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues
  • The ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

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) - $87,950
Median wage (US) - $81,180

Surveyor

Median wage (TX) - $52,510
Median wage (US) - $57,420

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.

PROGRAM COSTS

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