B.S. in Civil Engineering
This degree focuses on the design, planning, construction, and evaluation of the infrastructure around you, including everything from roads to buildings. The program prepares students for future employment and/or licensure as engineers, innovators, and decision-makers who can apply their knowledge in areas of Structural, Transportation, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering.
Designed With You in Mind
Preparing you for your future is our number one priority. You will engage in hands-on application of a wide range of engineering, math, and science concepts to work toward innovative, real-world solutions. Our facilities and research equipment are comparable to large research institutions, providing you with access to industry standard tools and undergraduate research opportunities. Our faculty and institution are dedicated to student success. We provide a variety of academic success service including faculty/peer monitoring, supplemental instruction, math/science clinics, and tutoring.
Impact the World of Tomorrow
In today’s world of rapid change, innovations and advancements in Civil Engineering are continuously needed to make civilians’ quality of life safer, more enjoyable, and more productive. A degree in Civil Engineering will open the doors to an exciting career in a variety of both public and private industries or consulting firms dealing with areas such as:
- Highway design and safety,
- Structural design and geographical systems,
- Graduate programs in Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering,
And other related fields.
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
- The Civil Engineering program at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, under the General Criteria and the Civil Engineering Programs Criteria. View ABET status and information..
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129 credit hours (4+ years)
Plan Your Future
Graduates with a B.S. in Civil Engineering can find jobs in the following industries:
And much more!
Our graduates have been hired at many different places, such as:
Luminant (Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant)
Past graduates have gone on to Masters and Doctoral programs at institutions such as:
University of North Texas
And a variety of other schools!
Career Services offers a variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:
Career counseling and My Plan
And many more!
Our graduates will be prepared and well equipped for licensure and employment in an industry position or consulting firms, and for continuing their education with graduate studies. These graduates will demonstrate their ability to synthesize engineering, math, and science concepts into solutions, as well as their ability to work and communicate effectively in team-oriented, project-driven environments.
|CVEN||3320||Construction Planning and Management|
|CVEN||3405||Design of Structural Elements|
|CVEN||3423||Strength of Materials|
|CVEN||4360||Highway Planning and Design|
|ENGR||2321||Engineering Mechanics: Statics|
|ENGR||3311||Engineering Mathematical Methods|
For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.
The Environmental and Civil Lab houses major research facilities including:
A hydraulics flume
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Structural Behavior Analysis & Visual Apparatus
Total Station Surveying Equipment
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a national organization that is dedicated to making a difference in the industry. Some of the issues that ASCE focuses on are:
Advocacy for licensing, continuing education, and Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) for engineering service
Home to Tarleton’s School of Engineering, the $54 million facility in Stephenville is the university’s hub for education, research, and innovation in engineering, engineering technology, computer science, and construction science. It also brings together programs formerly scattered across the Stephenville campus.
The hallways build community by providing study areas, collaboration stations, open-access computers, and plenty of whiteboards available to students.