|Field of Study:||Civil Engineering, General
|Description:||Civil engineers apply science in planning, designing, constructing, operating, or managing airports, buildings, bridges, harbors, highways, flood control structures, transit systems, water supply and distribution systems, waste collection and storm drainage, and other public works. Today, civil engineers are asked to meet the challenges of pollution, deteriorating urban infrastructure, traffic congestion, energy needs, urban development, and community planning.
Civil engineering offers an unlimited range of career opportunities to satisfy individual interests, aptitudes, and goals. Civil engineers can specialize in one field or a combination of many technical specialties. They can direct their efforts into planning, design, construction, research, teaching, sales, or management.
The co-op route incorporates a paid, supervised work experience component into the degree program. It consists of eight four-month terms of full-time study and one four-month work and two eight-month work terms. The work terms are paid full-time employment positions related to the student’s field of study.