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Department of Civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering Department is one of the most productive and progressive academic units in the College of Engineering. We are first in the College with respect to research expenditure per faculty. The CE Department currently has approximately 1000 students, which includes 428 undergraduates, 408 masters, and 104 Ph.D. Our research facilities and centers are outstanding and exemplary.  The CE faculty, staff, and students have transformed the department to a new level of excellence in research and teaching that directly addresses local and national engineering needs by providing innovative solutions to the most challenging problems facing our nation's infrastructure. 

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

Civil Engineering (CE) Department at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is pleased to announce that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has approved the establishment of Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (BSCM) at UTA effective January 27, 2017.

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This will be the only program of its kind in North Texas. The new BSCM at UTA will prepare students with knowledge, as well as technical, administrative, and communication skills necessary to succeed in the construction industry. Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills to deliver sustainable construction projects with respect to scope, scheduling, budgeting, quality, safety, and the environment.


The Department provides state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms and computing facilities. The undergraduate program requires courses in all areas of Civil Engineering, with the flexibility to choose courses in several sub-disciplines. Courses are offered in six broad technical areas: construction engineering and management, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering and mechanics, transportation engineeringand water resources engineering.

Graduate students and faculty are active in a wide variety of research projects with both internal and external funding.

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