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Bachelor of Science
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Students gain a solid foundation in mathematics, engineering science, solid mechanics, water resources, transportation, and structural and geotechnical engineering.
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Design and Build
Students will learn basic mathematics, mechanics, and engineering skills to prepare to design and develop infrastructure projects. They will have the opportunity to gain experience in structural, geotechnical, transportation, and water resources engineering.

Students will be able to choose their area of focus and develop the foundation they need to work within that area. Once they enter the workforce, they can add their insights to projects such as nationwide transport systems, water supply networks, and roads and buildings.
"I attribute all of my success to the great people in the Civil Engineering program at BYU-Idaho. BYU-Idaho prepared me to attend a top-10 graduate school for Environmental Engineering and earn my Master of Science. I now work for the Army Corps of Engineers, all thanks to the program at BYU-Idaho."

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Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Civil Engineering have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Transportation Engineer
Transportation engineers work to develop transportation systems that safely and efficiently move people and goods. They design highways and roads in urban and rural areas, manage traffic systems, plan rail, air, and water transportation systems, and develop new technologies to improve transportation and maintain safety.
Structural Engineer
Structural engineers apply scientific principles to design buildings, bridges, and other structures to withstand the forces of nature and protect human safety. They design structures to perform their intended functions and be economical within the constraints of building code requirements.
Environmental/Water Resource Engineer
Environmental engineers apply a vast range of technical knowledge to protect the environment from human activities and maintain public health. Water resource engineers are involved in planning and managing facilities to supply and transport water used for municipal, agricultural, and industrial activities.

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