Areas of Study

Civil Engineering

Do you ever marvel at the efficiency and design of a massive airport you have a layover in or a huge structure like a dam that keeps water pressure in check? These are both parts of a built environment and fill a need for the general public. Behind each of these was a civil engineer who worked on planning, researching and constructing the infrastructure.

UTSA’s Civil Engineering Program

At UTSA, the B.S. in Civil Engineering will teach you all the necessary fundamentals of civil engineering through design work and hands-on lab exercises. You’ll also be provided with several opportunities to engage in cutting edge, interdisciplinary research. In your civil engineering studies, you’ll combine what you’ve learned from mathematics and the physical sciences to cover broad topics ranging from highway engineering, fluid mechanics and steel design. After graduating, you’ll be able to apply your skills in building and designing public structures that keep society operating like roads, bridges, water supply systems, community living spaces and more.

Career Resources

UTSA’s University Career Center offers several resources to help students identify and develop the global skills necessary to successfully pursue and achieve lifelong career goals.

Marketable Skills

Please note that there are additional admission requirements that need to be met in order to be admitted into this major. View all of UTSA’s specific admission requirements here.


Student Spotlight

Blake Bogenschutz

Civil Engineering Major

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Carla Martinez ’17

Civil Engineering Major

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