Make a direct impact on people and their communities by planning, designing and constructing projects that define the world around us and shape our future.
If you choose to study civil engineering, you will be joining a department characterized by a culture of collaboration, openness and mutual support between our student body, faculty and staff. Our faculty and staff members are determined to advance your learning and enhance your personal and professional development.
Learn outside the classroom through undergraduate research, student organizations or study abroad options.
Enhance your education by taking minors across the university, such as those in business, math or environmental engineering.
Get a head start on your master's degree as an undergraduate through our accelerated master's program.
Open up your career through internships at engineering companies across Columbia, which may lead to job offers.
What You’ll Study
Some of the most popular courses in this program include Introduction to Civil Engineering and Senior Design, where students will be paired with an industrial mentor who advises their projects. Our department also features large-scale laboratories where students can complete experiential learning projects.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions
Applying critical thinking and analytical skills to make informed and effective decisions
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
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