Civil Engineering at SIUE
The Department of Civil Engineering offers a curriculum that provides students with a solid background in mathematics, physical science and civil engineering. Elective courses are available in environmental, geotechnical, structural and transportation engineering. Laboratory facilities in the School of Engineering are available for conducting basic environmental analyses, hydraulic experiments, material tests, soil mechanics procedures and transportation studies. Baccalaureate graduates are prepared to assist public and private employers, or to pursue graduate study. All seniors are strongly encouraged to complete the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination as a first step towards achieving licensure as a professional engineer.
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Civil engineers work in a wide range of fields in both technical and managerial positions. Job opportunities can be found in consulting companies, industry and government agencies. Civil engineers work in offices and on job sites. They design, build, inspect, maintain, rehabilitate, and preserve buildings, bridges, treatment systems, roads — all the essential infrastructure for society. Due to the nature and importance of the profession, civil engineers are always needed.