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Civil engineers are entrusted by society to create a sustainable world and enhance the global quality of life. Civil engineers engage in a wide range of activities such as research, design, development, management, and the control of engineering systems and their components. With today’s fast-paced technological changes, civil engineering provides unique and unlimited career opportunities in areas such as bridges, harbors, airports, highways, railroads and more.

Degree Programs



All courses for Summer 2020 will be offerred online due to COVID-19. 
Summer I: June 1 -- July 16
CVEN 2301 Statics
CVEN 3340 Structure Analysis
CVEN 5331 Biological Wastewater Treatment
CVEN 6345 Water Quality Modeling/Monitoring
Summer II:  July 7 -- August 10
CVEN 2302 Dynamics
CVEN 2372 Mechanics of Solid
CVEN 5334 Sustainability: Green Engineering
CVEN 5366 Travel Demand Analysis

Marketable Skills

Undergraduate level:
3-D Printing
Fusion 360 (3D CAD, CAE, CAM)
FlowMaster (Hydraulic Modeling)
LEED  (Sustainablilty)*
MATLAB (Modeling and Calculation)
MICROSOFT PROJECT (Project Management)*
USACE Engineering with Nature (Sustainability)*
VISSIM (Traffic Simulation)
WaterCAD (Hydraulic Modeling)
Via elective courses


Graduate level:
ArcGIS (GIS Modeling & Map-making)
HEC-HEM (Waterflow Simulation)
HEC-RAS (Hydraulic Modeling)
PostgreSQL (Database)
USACE Engineering with Nature

Department News

Lower Neches Valley Authority awarded $100,000 for the initiation of the Southeast Texas Flood Coordination Study.

Dr. Qin Qian was awarded funding for two projects studying flooding patterns in Southeast Texas.

LU's Civil Engineering bachelor's degree program was recently reaccredited by ABET. 

Take the first step!

The first step toward your future in civil engineering begins right now.  

  • Learn more about the programs
  • Arrange a campus visit
  • Connect with a current student
  • Explore scholarship possibilities and more

Contact Erin Lovelady Lemoine, Director of Outreach and Student Services  •  (409) 880-8714