Major in Civil Engineering
The Department of Civil Engineering offers one undergraduate degree. Learn more about the Civil Engineering (B.S) program in our interactive program finder.
Professional Engineering Degree Program
A student is admitted to a professional engineering degree program through a formal admission process conducted when the student is completing the second year of engineering study and prior to being allowed to take upper division engineering courses. Only students admitted to a professional engineering degree program will be eligible to receive engineering degrees.
Essential Studies Approved Courses
Essential Studies courses are designed to form the core education for University of North Dakota undergraduate students. If you have questions regarding any specific courses, check with your advisor before you sign up.
UND has developed transfer agreements with a number of schools in North Dakota and Minnesota.
In addition to the normal transfer credit stipulations, Distance Engineering Degree Program (DEDP) and transfer students in Civil Engineering must complete a minimum of 22 credit hours of CE 300-level or higher engineering coursework, including the CE 482 and 483 Civil Engineering Design course sequence.
- Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to the field of civil engineering
- Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as analyze and interpret engineering data
- Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs in the areas of environmental, geotechnical, structural, and water resources engineering
- Ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
- Ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
- Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- Ability to communicate effectively by written, verbal, and graphical means
- Broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, societal, and economic context
- Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
- Knowledge of contemporary issues
- Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
- Knowledge of economics and its application to engineering