The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree from the University of Washington prepares students for civil and environmental engineering careers and professions in industry, government, research, and academia. Areas of engineering emphasis within the department include construction, transportation, structural, geotechnical, water resources/fluid mechanics/hydrology, and environmental engineering.
Our rigorous broad-based curriculum helps develop future engineers to plan, design, construct and manage public and private infrastructure and facilities, but also to address emerging issues in engineering related to climate change, new energy resources, and sustainability. Our world-class faculty recognize that civil and environmental aspects – some call them the “dry” and “wet” sides of built environments – are integral to the training and education of engineers to address the complex problems of today and the future.
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"21st Century Civil & Environmental Engineering"
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