Discover Civil Engineering
Civil engineering encompasses the structures and systems of a functioning society. From the water people drink to the roads they travel on, the work of civil engineers serves and benefits society every day.
The civil engineering program is recognized for its practical curriculum, high academic standards and student-centered emphasis. In addition to the CO-OP experience, students have opportunities to participate in competitions and hands-on projects as part of their studies.
Graduates of Pacific’s civil engineering program have the knowledge, skills and qualities necessary to pursue professional licensure and advanced level studies, practice engineering, and lead in the profession and in their communities.
The civil engineering areas emphasized in the curriculum are:
Environmental engineering – design and supervise the construction of
systems for water treatment, waste disposal, and air and water
Geotechnical engineering – design and supervise the construction
of building foundations, tunnels, dam, and retaining walls
Structural engineering – design and supervise the construction
of structures of various forms, including bridges and buildings
Water resources engineering – design and supervise the construction
of systems for water supply, hydropower, irrigation, drainage,
flood control and navigation
Pacific's civil engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.