Civil Engineering Major Civil Engineering Major Civil engineers are unique problem solvers who apply their technical know-how to meet the challenges of disaster relief, deteriorating facilities, traffic congestion, floods, earthquakes, environmental contamination, and community planning. 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Civil engineers are leaders who help and serve society by providing safe, functional, economical structures and facilities. The civil engineering curriculum is broad, rigorous, rewarding, and relevant to the needs of the Army and the profession. Civil engineering majors apply the knowledge of mathematics and science and analyze and solve problems in structural, geotechnical, hydraulic, construction engineering. Civil engineering majors also conduct experiments in civil engineering technical areas and analyze and interpret the resulting data. Cadets in this major will design a civil engineering project, use probability and statistics to address uncertainty, include principles of sustainability in design, and explain basic concepts in project management, business, public policy, and leadership. Additionally, civil engineering majors will analyze issues in professional ethics and explain the importance of professional licensure. Graduates of the civil engineering major are well prepared for professional practice, including licensure, and for subsequent graduate study in a variety of disciplines. This major offers an honors track. The program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. Civil engineering majors have a lab requirement component. To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Required Courses CE201 INTRO TO CIVIL ENGINEERING CE350 INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING CE371 SOIL MECHANICS/FNDTN ENGNRG CE380 HYDROLOGY/HYDRAULIC DESIGN CE401 CIV ENG PROF PRAC AND APP CE403 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS CE404 DSN STEEL AND WOOD STRUCTURES CE450 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CE483 DSN CONC AND MASON STRUCTURES3 MC300 FUND OF ENGR MECH AND DESIGN MC364 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS Sample Electives CE472ADV SOIL MECHNCS/FNDTN ENGRNG CE491ADV STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS CE495TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING EE301FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEC ENGIN EV398GEOG INFORMATION SYSTEMS EV481WATER RESOURCES PLAN & DESIGN MC380ENGINEERING MATERIALS MC478STRUCTURAL MECHANICS ME472ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS XE490SUSTAINABILITY ENGINEERING This major offers an honors track. To learn more, view the full Civil Engineering Major Curriculum. Civil engineering majors are able to study abroad in locations such as Egypt, Mexico, China, Russia, and Canada. Majors have the opportunity to participate in a summer Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD) program, USMA-run academic enrichment experience. Cadets will work alongside world-class professional engineers and researchers, gaining invaluable knowledge and insight into the facilities, methods, and procedures used to design, test, and improve Army systems. To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering or the Center for Innovation & Engineering.