College of Engineering & Applied Science
The civil engineering (B.S.) program will teach you engineering concepts and construction practices that are currently employed in the industry and develop the business, legal and management proficiency necessary to effectively execute a construction project. From managing a project to ensuring a construction project is completed in a cost-effective and timely manner, you will learn how to optimize and problem-solve for the future.
Civil engineering co-op opportunities
Ranked top 5 for co-op (US News & World Report), our students gain real-world experience at research and engineering firms around the world. Civil engineering co-op positions offer diverse, professional experience in bridge projects, transportation, infrastructure, hospitals, and high-rise buildings. Possible co-op companies you can work for include: Kokosing Construction, Ohio Department of Transportation, Bayer Becker, Messer Construction, Walsh Construction and the Kleingers Group, and more!
What does civil engineering coursework look like?
Classes cover the analysis and design of elements and systems in the areas of structural, geotechnical, transportation, construction, and water resources.
"I've learned so much from my co-ops about the professional environment and my field. Both companies have helped me realize my career goals and put me on the road to achieving them in the future.”
— Julie Holkovic, Civil Engineering '24 —