Civil Engineering

Overview

Civil engineering is the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines. A civil engineer works with a wide spectrum of individuals in both the public and private sectors to meet today's challenges of pollution, infrastructure rehabilitation, traffic congestion, floods, earthquakes, and urban development.

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Degrees

  • Architecture Engineering - BS
  • Civil Engineering - BSCE, MEngr, MS, PhD
  • Civil Engineering - MEngr Fast Track
  • Construction Management - BSCM, MCM

What Will I Learn?

  • Building information modeling
  • Local and national engineering needs
  • Planar and spatial kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies utilizing Newton's Laws of Motion
  • Concepts of stress and strain
  • Vector algebra
  • Principles of forces and force systems
  • Selected problems in civil engineering
  • Problems facing our nation's infrastructure

Example Courses

  • Computer Tools
  • Problems in Civil Engineering
  • Dynamics
  • Statics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Environmental Analysis
  • Engineering Measurement and Computer Modeling

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Building Control Surveyor
  • CAD Technician
  • Consulting Civil Engineer
  • Contracting Civil Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Site Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
 

 

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$39,263

1st year

$55,642

5th year

$65,780

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Contact Department

Website:
Civil Engineering

Phone:
817-272-2201

Address: 
Nedderman Hall 417