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Civil and environmental engineers are immersed in the essential facilities and systems that we encounter everyday.

They plan, design, and build structures, roads, dams, treatment plants, bridges, tunnels; harbors and airports; waterways, railways, and highways. They are involved in the structures and systems relating to water power, irrigation, drainage, and water supply, and in issues that relate to waste disposal and various environmental concerns. And they are key figures in land surveying, environmental impact reports, and hazardous material clean-up projects.

Civil and environmental engineering majors can design programs of study that will enable them to pursue careers in:


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