Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering prepares you for a people-serving profession vital to the world’s economic, political and social well-being. Civil engineers engage in a wide range of activities such as research, design, development, management and the control of engineering systems and their components.

Why Study Civil Engineering at Lamar?

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Lamar University, you will be in high demand in various fields throughout many different industries. You'll graduate with the skills and professional network you need to land the career of your choice. The curriculum that leads to this degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Career Paths

Civil engineers design a safer, cleaner world for all of us. Your career in civil engineering will allow you to make sure that we all have safe places to live and work. You'll provide us with clean drinking water and ways to live sustainably. With the world’s growing population and our limited natural resources, your work will be extremely important in ensuring sustainable development of our resources.

Primary Careers

Civil Engineer, Materials Engineer, Structural Engineer, Transportation Engineer

Meet the Faculty

Liv Haselbach, Ph.D., P.E.
Chair and Professor
Qin Qian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Nicholas Brake, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor