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Civil engineers are involved in the planning, design, and construction of buildings, bridges, roads, as well as the evaluation of their operational performance. The Civil Engineering undergraduate program focuses on structural, environmental, transportation, and construction engineering management. We offer:

The Civil Engineering B.S. degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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We strongly encourages our students to participate in experiential learning opportunities, such as industry co-ops, engineering internships, and research with faculty members. These programs can enhance your education and provide the real-world experience employers look for after graduation. A unique feature of our program is that we encourage study abroad opportunities that allow you to complete coursework overseas while broadening your international and cultural experiences.

Why Study at UAB?

Our knowledgeable and experienced faculty members work closely with our students to provide the tools required to succeed professionally in globally competitive work environments. If you choose to study with us, you will also have opportunities to take leadership in professional student organizations, participate in student competitions, and build valuable technical expertise and skills.


For more information on the undergraduate program, transfer credits, and course plans, please contact Andrew Sullivan, Undergraduate Program Advisor, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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