Why Civil & Environmental Engineering?
Are you someone who
Is curious about how things work?
- Wants to find innovative solutions to problems?
- Is a persistent and critical thinker?
- Is intrigued with facing the challenges of analyzing and designing complex systems?
If you are, Civil and Environmental Engineering could be the career for you!
Civil and environmental engineers plan, design, construct,
maintain and manage systems that improve our quality of
life. Bridges, airports, subdivisions, highways, dams and water
treatment plants are just a few of the contributions civil and
environmental engineers offer society.
The department offers two ABET-accredited bachelor of science degrees:
Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Two
advanced degrees are also offered — an M.S. and a Ph.D.
in Civil and Environmental Engineering.
The employment outlook for civil and environmental
engineers is very good. UNR graduates work for private
companies as well as governmental agencies at local,
county, state or federal levels. Jobs can be with small or large companies and in cities of any size. Jobs can involve field work, research, design and analysis.
Meg Fitzgerald, Coordinator of Recruitment, Retention and Advising
Jennifer O’Neil, Academic Advisor
College of Engineering Advisement Center
Sarah H. Fleischmann Building 100
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89557