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Civil Engineering Program Overview

Civil Engineers in lab.

Civil Engineering

is the planning, design, and construction of the built environment. Civil engineering is one of the oldest and most widely recognized disciplines in the world. It has been part of human history for thousands of years and, today, has created the highest quality of life in the history of the world. Everything from power plants to busy airports, dams, buildings, and public works facilities such as bridges and water delivery systems are developed by civil engineers.


USU’s Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe teams have won regional and national awards • The USU Engineers Without Borders chapter has three ongoing projects in Peru, Mexico and the U.S. • Civil Engineering offers a concurrent BS/MS degree


Structural • Water • Transportation • Geotechnical • Environmental • Irrigation


Boart Longyear • HDR Engineering • Nucor • Rio Tinto • Williams Gas Pipeline • Local Municipalities • CH2M Hill • JUB Engineers • Questar Gas • US Air Force • Utah Department of Transportation • Keller Associates