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Civil Engineering

3 + 2 program

Civil Engineering


Civil engineering is a profession that applies the basic principles of science in conjunction with mathematical and computational tools to solve problems associated with the development and maintenance of civilized life on our planet. Civil engineering works in general are unique projects of their type; which are often large-scale; and usually require cooperation among professionals from many different disciplines.

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    Civil engineering is a profession that applies the basic principles of science in conjunction with mathematical and computational tools to solve problems associated with the development and maintenance of civilized life on our planet. Civil engineering works in general are unique projects of their type; which are often large-scale; and usually require cooperation among professionals from many different disciplines.

  • Why this career?

    Some of the most common examples of civil engineering works include bridges, buildings, dams, airports, highways, tunnels, and water distribution systems. Civil engineers are concerned with controlling floods, landslides, air and water pollution, and designing facilities to withstand earthquakes and other natural disasters, as well as protecting our environment for a sustainable future.

  • Where can you start?

    The College of Construction Engineering and Management maintains strong ties to the industry and to Illinois alumni working on high-profile projects around the world. Students benefit from this real-world perspective through opportunities for construction site visits, internships, and participation in research with immediate application and entrepreneurship opportunities.

  • Title to obtain

    INTEC: Civil Engineering | UIUC: Master's degree in the area that the student chooses

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Advantages of studying at INTEC
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  • Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  • Ability to design and perform experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data.
  • Ability to design a desired system, component or process to meet needs with real constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturing, and sustainability.
  • Ability to interact in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to identify, formulate and solve civil engineering problems.
  • Understanding of ethical and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • General education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and social context.
  • Recognition of the need and ability to engage in ongoing lifelong learning.
  • Knowledge of contemporary problems.
  • Ability to use current modern engineering techniques, skills and tools.