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Whether this is your first year or final year of studies at the Schulich School of Engineering, we want to help make your experience a success. This page includes information about the civil engineering program and links to important information such as course outlines, requirements and schedules.

Primarily, civil engineers work on civil infrastructure, such as highways, railways, airports, transit systems, bridges, tunnels, and other structures. They are also becoming increasingly involved in biomedical projects and are playing a key role in the search for solutions to the environmental challenges that affect existing infrastructure and industries.

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What degree programs, minors and specializations are offered?

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Minors

Minor in Transportation Engineering
The program focuses on highway planning and engineering, accident analysis and prevention, and public transit system planning. Students learn skills necessary to plan transportation systems.

Download for more information.

Minor in Structural Engineering
Students learn the skills required to plan and design a range of structures, including buildings, bridges, dams and storage facilities.

Download for more information.

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (MEED)
This joint program with the Haskayne School of Business helps students build entrepreneurial skills. They learn the principles and practices of developing new ventures and managing small and medium-sized companies.

View the program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Minor in Management and Society
This program teaches students about the role of management in our institutions and society. Engineering students learn how to practice managerial skills in a business environment.

Specializations

Biomedical Engineering Specialization (BMES)
This unique, faculty-wide program integrates the study of complex living systems with engineering principles. Students learn how to apply these traditional principles and analysis to human health and medicine.

Visit the Biomedical Engineering website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Energy and Environment Specialization (ENEE)
This program is the first of its kind in Canada. Students learn about the direct and indirect impact energy-related activities have on the environment and how to understand, avoid, reduce and solve potential problems.

Visit the Energy and Environment website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

What is the program of study like?

After you complete all eight courses in the first-year common core, you choose a specific program of study.

In the civil engineering program, you will learn about:

  • material properties
  • project management
  • environmental engineering

You can choose from 18 available option courses and do a full-year design project in your final year of study. You can also choose to spend one or two semesters abroad studying at one of the department's partner institutions in Europe, Hong Kong or Australia.

Course outlines

View civil engineering courses in the University of Calgary Calendar.

For current students, visit the Desire2Learn website to see all current course outlines. (log-in required)

Course requirements

Technical electives and curriclum sheets Details
2014/15 civil engineering technical electives and curriculum sheet. Download

For more information

Department of Civil Engineering

Telephone: (403) 220-5821

Student Enquiries

Engineering Student Centre
Telephone: (403) 220-5732
Email: engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Visit the Department of Civil Engineering web page.

For more information about joint degree programs

For students in the Faculty of Arts

Arts Program Information Centre

102 Social Sciences Building
Phone: 403-220-3580
Email: artsads@ucalgary.ca
Web: arts.ucalgary.ca/advising

For students in the Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Science Centre

445 Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building
Phone: 403-220-8600
Email: usc@ucalgary.ca
Web: ucalgary.ca/science/undergraduate/usc

Engineering Student Centre

EN C204 
Phone: 403-220-5732 
Fax: 403-284-3697 
Email:  engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Additional resources

View course listings in the University of Calgary Calendar.
Visit the University of Calgary Admissions website.
Visit the University of Calgary Fees Office website.

Learn more about what it's like to be an engineer, by visiting DiscoverE online.

What degree programs, minors and specializations are offered?

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Minors

Minor in Transportation Engineering
The program focuses on highway planning and engineering, accident analysis and prevention, and public transit system planning. Students learn skills necessary to plan transportation systems.

Download for more information.

Minor in Structural Engineering
Students learn the skills required to plan and design a range of structures, including buildings, bridges, dams and storage facilities.

Download for more information.

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (MEED)
This joint program with the Haskayne School of Business helps students build entrepreneurial skills. They learn the principles and practices of developing new ventures and managing small and medium-sized companies.

View the program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Minor in Management and Society
This program teaches students about the role of management in our institutions and society. Engineering students learn how to practice managerial skills in a business environment.

Specializations

Biomedical Engineering Specialization (BMES)
This unique, faculty-wide program integrates the study of complex living systems with engineering principles. Students learn how to apply these traditional principles and analysis to human health and medicine.

Visit the Biomedical Engineering website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Energy and Environment Specialization (ENEE)
This program is the first of its kind in Canada. Students learn about the direct and indirect impact energy-related activities have on the environment and how to understand, avoid, reduce and solve potential problems.

Visit the Energy and Environment website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

What is the program of study like?

After you complete all eight courses in the first-year common core, you choose a specific program of study.

In the civil engineering program, you will learn about:

  • material properties
  • project management
  • environmental engineering

You can choose from 18 available option courses and do a full-year design project in your final year of study. You can also choose to spend one or two semesters abroad studying at one of the department's partner institutions in Europe, Hong Kong or Australia.

Course outlines

View civil engineering courses in the University of Calgary Calendar.

For current students, visit the Desire2Learn website to see all current course outlines. (log-in required)

Course requirements
Technical electives and curriclum sheets Details
2014/15 civil engineering technical electives and curriculum sheet. Download
For more information

Department of Civil Engineering

Telephone: (403) 220-5821

Student Enquiries

Engineering Student Centre
Telephone: (403) 220-5732
Email: engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Visit the Department of Civil Engineering web page.

For more information about joint degree programs

For students in the Faculty of Arts

Arts Program Information Centre

102 Social Sciences Building
Phone: 403-220-3580
Email: artsads@ucalgary.ca
Web: arts.ucalgary.ca/advising

For students in the Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Science Centre

445 Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building
Phone: 403-220-8600
Email: usc@ucalgary.ca
Web: ucalgary.ca/science/undergraduate/usc

Engineering Student Centre

EN C204 
Phone: 403-220-5732 
Fax: 403-284-3697 
Email:  engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Additional resources

View course listings in the University of Calgary Calendar.
Visit the University of Calgary Admissions website.
Visit the University of Calgary Fees Office website.

Learn more about what it's like to be an engineer, by visiting DiscoverE online.