Civil Engineering

By: Will McFarland

What is Civil Engineering?

Civil engineering is the discipline of designing, maintaining, and building of public works.


Civil engineers have an average starting salary of roughly $57,00.

Why should i pursue a career in civil engineering?

The California state university states that "Anyone who is interested in solving practical problems, enjoys working with team, and is strong in mathematics and sciences should pursue civil engineering."

Day to day operations.

On an average day, a civil engineer may sketch plans, design CAD files, review plans for other people, or look into other projects.

How do I become a civil engineer?

Civil engineers are required to have a bachelors degree in engineering, and then must complete a course certified by ABET.