Community, societal, and environmental needs are met through the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of public works and private facilities.

Civil engineers apply their technical knowledge and skills to diverse projects including:

  • bridges
  • highways
  • dams
  • buildings
  • airports
  • foundations
  • water management systems
  • environmental facilities

Civil engineering majors will have career opportunities in industry, government, and the private sector. Practice areas include design, construction, project management, consulting, research, and teaching. For the past three years, UE civil engineering graduates have an average 75 percent pass rate on the Professional Engineer's (PE) Exam, compared to the national pass rate of 64 percent. In 2010 and 2011, graduates boasted a 100 percent pass rate.

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