B.S. Civil Engineering
Building Modern Society
The work of civil engineers plays an important role in how we live, work, travel and play. In this program, you will learn to plan, design and manage all types of civil engineering systems and processes and how to apply your skills to develop sound infrastructure and create solutions that will contribute to solving some of the planet’s most pressing problems, including restoring and improving urban infrastructure and providing access to clean water to everyone in the world.
- Environmental Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Transportation Engineering
- Hydraulics and Ecohydrolics
- Hydrology and Water Resource Engineering
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Pavements and Construction Materials
- Top 7 in the Nation – Hands-on experience through our undergraduate Senior Capstone Design Program, recognized by the National Academy of Engineering for "infusing real-world experiences into engineering education."
- Personalized Attention – Interact directly with faculty through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship and advising. All faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
- Highest Early-Career Salary – Graduate with the highest early-career salary of any 4-year public college in Idaho. You’re also more likely to graduate in 4-years.
- More than $25M in Scholarships – U of I awards more scholarships than any 4-year public college in Idaho.
- 98% Graduate With a Job or are enrolled in additional education – 2016-2018 Career Services Outcomes Survey
- Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed – ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through our nationally recognized Senior Capstone Design Program and Engineering Design EXPO, Cooperative Education Program (Co-op), Idaho’s only Grand Challenge Scholars Program and paid undergraduate assistantships.
- National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology – Conduct research with faculty in one of the region’s leading transportation institutes, reducing the environmental impacts of transportation-related operations and improving the durability and sustainability of the nation’s transportation infrastructure.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.