Accreditation is a process to assure you that the Civil Engineering degree you earn at UConn can be trusted to prepare you for your career objectives, including gaining employment as an engineer after graduating and eventually becoming licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) . Both the Civil and Environmental Engineering programs at UConn are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
The Civil Engineering undergraduate program educational objectives are to prepare our alumni/ae with the knowledge and skills needed to:
The Environmental Engineering undergraduate program educational objectives are to impart our alumni/ae with the knowledge and skills needed to:
For more detail on how the UConn Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering meets accreditation requirements, please see the Guide to Course Selection.
The UConn Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers three degree programs:
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BS CE)
The BSCE is a degree program designed to train professionals to plan, design, build and maintain a sustainable and resilient infrastructure. The degree program requires 128-130 credits of coursework, which includes courses from the seven civil engineering technical areas:
Hydraulic/Water Resources Engineering
See helpful documentation such as the Guide to Course Selection, a typical four-year degree progression, and more on the Forms & Documents page.
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering (BS ENVE)
The interdisciplinary Environmental Engineering Program offers a B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering. The program trains professionals who can address cross-disciplinary environmental problems. Students graduating with a B.S. Environmental Engineering will have the technical breadth to enter the profession immediately upon graduation. More…
Minor in Environmental Engineering
A minor degree program in Environmental Engineering creates a new professional opportunity for engineering students at the University of Connecticut. The program is designed for engineering and non-engineering students who would like to expand their area of expertise by incorporating the appraisal of human activity impacts on the environment, minimization and mitigation of such impacts, and tending to the natural environment as the earth's life support system. More…