Civil & Environmental Engineering Department


Civil Engineering is a profession that deals with the infrastructure of society. Graduates find career opportunities in both the public and private sector. Civil engineers design, build and maintain:

  • Highways, tunnels rail systems and airports
  • Bridges, canals and dams
  • Power plants
  • Water supply and sewage systems
  • Buildings of all sorts

Choose from the following concentrations:

  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Transportation and municipal engineering
  • Water resources and environmental engineering

Work with faculty engaged in leading-edge research in areas such as:

  • Social and environmental impacts of transportation development
  • Flexible pavement design
  • Fatigue and fracture mechanics
  • Hydrodynamic modeling
  • Environmental fluid mechanics
  • Application of nanomaterials in construction

We offer an ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in engineering degree in Civil Engineering that prepares you for the future.

Degrees Awarded3739526253
Starting Salary$50,500

Learn more about our program educational objectives and student outcomes.

Department Chair

Qian Liao, Ph.D.


Office Manager

Chantele M. Mallett



The Civil Engineering Major is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21201

ABET-engineering accreditation