Civil & Environmental Engineering

Explore a broad range of studies, including transportation, smart and resilient infrastructure, water quality and earthquake engineering.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is to advance learning and discovery in service to humanity.
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Why Civil & Environmental Engineering?

Become a civil or environmental engineer and design the world in which society operates. Master and apply fundamentals toward the analysis and design of infrastructure components and systems through B.S., M.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degree programs. As you form expertise in one or more technical areas and begin to develop individual passions in certain subjects, the department allows flexibility to accommodate numerous combinations of specialty areas, minors and dual majors.

Accelerated Pathways Master's Degree Program

The Accelerated Pathways program allows students to complete both B.S. and M.S. degrees in five years. Up to nine total credit hours of graduate courses may be applied toward fulfilling the student's undergraduate program requirements in the final year of their bachelor’s degree.

ABET Accreditation

The Lyle School of Engineering undergraduate programs in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,


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