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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 expenditures per faculty. Our enrollment is approximately 1000 students, which includes 428 undergraduate, 408 master's, and 104 Ph.D. students. Our research facilities and centers are exemplary. The 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

We are pleased to announce that we have established a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (BSCM) degree program.

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This is the only program of its kind in North Texas. The program prepares students with knowledge and the 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.

 Undergraduate Advising

B.S. in Architectural Engineering students, please see Dr. Crosby in NH 402 or email Dr. Crosby at for an appointment

B.S. in Civil Engineering students, please see Dr. Prabakar in NH 401 or email Dr. Prabakar at for an appointment

B.S. in Civil Engineering students, please see Dr. Williams in NH 435 or email Dr. Williams at for an appointment

B.S. in Construction Management students and transfer students, please see Professor Fairchild in NH 426 or email Professor Fairchild at for an appointment

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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