Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Why pursue a civil and environmental engineering bachelor's degree at Lamar University? Consider these reasons:

  1. Lamar ranks #3 in the nation for return on investment for engineering programs according to Payscale.
  2. Civil engineering is a great career with median pay of $86,640 per year and faster than average growth.
  3. Faculty members offer expertise in all areas of civil engineering including structures, geotechnical, transportation systems, environmental systems, construction and water treatment, with a focus on developing technologies that are environmentally sound.
  4. Small classes are taught by faculty who put students first.
  5. Experiences beyond the classroom include internships, student research and opportunities to study abroad.
  6. Qualified undergraduates can choose from a range of accelerated master's degree programs.

Accreditation by ABET

The College of Engineering at Lamar University maintains its reputation through:

  • Valued professors
  • Quality of students and graduates

The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering curriculum is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.


More About the Major

Accelerated B.S.-M.S. 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a combined program that allows students to receive a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Science in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Studies in as few as 5 years.

B.S./M.S. Option

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