Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

What is it?

Civil engineering encompasses the design, construction and maintenance of the built environment—think roads, bridges, buildings and water systems. Civil engineers plan, design and oversee construction of these structures, ensuring they are safe, efficient and sustainable. The BS in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission.

Why pursue it?

Combine foundational knowledge with hands on experiences to prepare for in-demand careers. You’ll take fundamental coursework in math and sciences, general education classes and specialized coursework. Combine traditional curriculum with hands-on learning through undergraduate research and student organizations, including competition teams. Choose from the following emphasis areas:

  • Structural engineering
  • Transportation engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Water resources engineering

Potential outcomes


Median starting salary for 2022 Mizzou Engineering civil engineering graduates.

Civil engineering students go on to work in industries such as:

  • Transportation
  • Construction
  • Sustainability
  • Real Estate Development

Our graduates work for organizations and companies such as:

  • Missouri Department of Transportation
  • Kiewit
  • Black & Veatch
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Clayco

Course Catalog
Undergraduate Handbook
CEE Degree Sheet
Technical Elective Offerings
Undergraduate Research Participation Form
Technical Communications Toolbox