Choosing to be a Civil engineering major is for students who want a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, Civil and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. Civil engineering is the oldest engineering discipline after military engineering. Civil Engineering majors compete in many college level competitions, the well know is “Concrete Canoe”.  Top Civil Engineering Schools seek students who are able to co-op (work/study) during their time in college.

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Why is this Important?

  • Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
  • Many have student chapters you can join while in college
  • Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major

Student Associations

Official site of the US national civil engineering undergraduate honor society. Site highlights XE history, scholarships, and programs; presents news and... Visit
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 144,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. Visit
The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for... Visit
The Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) is an international qualifying body dedicated to the regulation, education and training of ... Visit