Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree program. Students in our program receive high quality instruction in each of the 5 sub-disciplines in civil engineering: environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. Our students are exposed to hands-on opportunities to put their knowledge to work by participating in laboratory courses, internships, and research projects. Our graduates are poised to enter graduate programs and careers in industry and consulting. The department has adopted the student outcomes established by ABET. Achieving these outcomes establishes the foundation for achieving the program educational objectives. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Degree Requirements

To meet the requirements for graduation, a student must successfully complete the required 120 credits of course work with a minimum overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.0 in civil and environmental engineering courses.

Subject Area Total Credit Hours
English 6
Math and Basic Science 35
Social Science/Humanities 6
African-American Studies 3
ROTC/Physical Education 1
Engineering 66
Free Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 120

See Undergraduate Curriculum Handbook for more information.

News

Associate Prof. Robert Efimba Receives the ASCE-NCS Lifetime Excellence in Service Award

Tue, March 26, 2019

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Associate Professor Robert Efimba received the American Society of Civil Engineers National Capitol Section (ASCE-NCS) Lifetime Excellence in Service Award.Read More >>

Creating a Healthy Global Water Environment

Tue, February 26, 2019

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), in coordination with the newly-formed Howard University Water Environment Association (HUWEA), hosted a panel on careers in protecting human health and the environment – becoming a water professional. The theme: “A community of empowered professionals creating a healthy global water environment”. Read More >>

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