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Civil & Environmental Engineering

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to prepare students for successful professional practice in the fields of Civil and Environmental Engineering, or further graduate study and research at nationally recognized graduate schools. To support this mission, the focus of the curriculum is a state-of-the-art science and engineering education that is relevant to the needs of society and industry. Civil and Environmental Engineering is a people-serving profession, therefore, students are prepared to become lifelong learners who will serve society.

Overview / Description

The Department offers undergraduate (i.e., Baccalaureate) degree programs in Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as a comprehensive array of M.S. and Ph.D. degree options in the areas of: transportation, environmental, structural, geotechnical and geo-environmental engineering. Faculty and graduate students conduct cutting edge, interdisciplinary research to solve some of the challenging infrastructure and societal problems. Undergraduate students also have the opportunity to participate in research conducted within the graduate programs.

For additional information, visit the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering website.