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The Department of Civil Engineering offers Bachelor of Science, Masters, and Doctoral degrees. As a professional discipline, civil engineering is closely related to the total human environment. Undergraduate students are required to take classes in each of the following subject areas, and can emphasize one or more areas during their course of study: Environmental engineering Geotechnical/Materials engineering Structural engineering Transportation engineering Water resources engineering
Course offerings cover environmental quality, pollution control, chemical and microbiological wastewater treatment, soil mechanics, foundation engineering, structural analysis, reinforced concrete, steel design, plastic analysis, finite element analysis, water resources development, hydraulic engineering, hydrology, groundwater engineering, transportation engineering, airport design, traffic engineering, mass transit system, pavement design, construction management, engineering economy, river engineering, legal aspects of water resources, waste treatment, sewage treatment, industrial waste treatment, water quality, thin shell structural design, bridge design, surveying, and engineering geology.