Your curriculum can be specialized to align with your desired career path – construction, environmental, geotechnical, or structural engineering. You can also pursue a minor in areas like economics, engineering management, architecture, mathematics, or other fields of engineering, to name a few.
Collaborate with faculty on research projects at on- and off-campus institutes and labs, including the Construction Engineering Lab, the Structures/Materials lab, the Geofoam lab, the Geosynthetics lab, and the Center for Environmental Systems Engineering—22,000 square feet of core laboratories.
The College of Engineering and Computer Sciences has 20 co-curricular organizations as well as student organizations like the Syracuse Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Engineers without Borders, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, and Women in Science and Engineering.
The Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET accredits Syracuse University's B.S. in civil engineering.
Broaden your perspective and enhance your resume with an international experience through Syracuse Abroad, with more than 100 programs in 60 countries.
Civil engineering students have the opportunity to enhance their academic learning experience by studying abroad in one of the Syracuse University Centers in Florence andStrasbourg, or through the World Partner Programs at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, University College Dublin, and the University of New South Wales.
Summer programs of interest include Engineering Research Projects in Strasbourg and a Construction Management class in Eastern Europe.
The Dubai Summer Internship program allows a select group of students to spend one summer month in Dubai, UAE to learn about the business and engineering practices of one of the world’s leading contracting and construction companies in the region.
Life After Syracuse University
As a College of Engineering and Computer Science graduate with a major in civil engineering, you have many options.
Including work in both the public and private sectors:
Also, in government agencies:
Departments of Transportation
Thruway and Port Authorities
Environmental Protection Agencies
Departments of Public Works
You can also pursue graduate studies in areas such as construction engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, and structural engineering, business administration, or law. Recent graduates of the program have attended some of the top graduate schools in the United States.