School of Engineering and Technology

Civil Engineering Program


Civil Engineering Program Details

  • Campus Availability: Quad Cities and Macomb*
    (*Last two years must be completed in the Quad Cities)
  • Students develop knowledge in four areas of Civil Engineering:
    • Geomechanics
    • Hydrology
    • Structures
    • Transportation
  • Students have access to a wide range of analysis and design software.
  • Internship opportunities provide practical experience in a workplace and often lead to full-time employment upon graduation.
  • The Senior Project involves at least two of the four disciplines studied and may be completed with an industry/government partner as an extension of an Internship.

Please refer to the undergraduate catalog for detailed program information and course requirements


Graduates are prepared for Civil Engineering careers in consulting, construction and government. They design, build and operate the complex systems that provide and manage water, energy, shelter and mobility in our modern society.

  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Design
  • Oversight
  • Plant Operations
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control


  • Bruner, Cooper & Zuck, Inc.
  • County Engineering Offices
  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • IMEG Corp.
  • Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Municipal Engineering Departments
  • Shive-Hattery, Inc.
  • TerraCon Consultants, Inc.
  • US Army Corps of Engineers

And more!

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