Civil engineering is critical to our modern way of life. It integrates socioeconomic, political, environmental, and technical considerations in the planning, design, and construction of many structures that define our civilization.
These structures include buildings, canals, tunnels, highways, water and wastewater treatment facilities, harbors, airports, etc.
Civil engineers are involved in
- developing innovative solutions to characterize and remediate contaminated sites
- engineering treatment and disposal facilities for hazardous and solid wastes
- preserving and fostering sustainable development of natural resources
- protecting society from natural hazards such as earthquakes, landslides and hurricanes
- rebuilding our nation’s deteriorating infrastructure
The Civil Engineering program is advised by an Industrial Advisory Committee made up of members of the civil engineering community interested in the growth and development of the program.
The B.S. program in civil engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
Jacob Norris – CE 2014
After graduating, I signed for the Peace Corps and was selected for a 27 month assignment in Peru. I live in the Andes Mountains in the provincial capital of Cajabamba, located in north central Perú. The city sits on the side of a mountain range at 9000 ft. elevation with the mountains stretching up to 15,000 ft. Read More