School of Engineering

Pass the FE exam - the first time.

Our Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam success rate is significantly higher than state and national averages. Many of our graduates continue their FE success and rank at the top of the state of Ohio's Professional Engineers' (PE) exam — the benchmark measure of excellence.

We prepare you for success:

  • Conduct real-world infrastructure design in your capstone design class.
  • Collaborate with industry, government agencies and interdepartmental majors in our world-class design studio.
  • Participate in our program's real-life surveying experience.
  • Investigate the School of Engineering's cooperative education and service-learning opportunities for meaningful, hands-on professional opportunities.

Customize your education.

Our accredited program delivers an education in the principles and hands-on methods fundamental to the civil engineering profession. With a wide range of possibilities, you can customize your education with technical electives in environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation and water resource engineering.

In the Marianist tradition, the program is rich in design opportunities and projects that link leadership and service to learning and scholarship. We focus our scholarship on advancing state-of-the-art design and building safer, reliable and affordable infrastructure.

Civil Engineering (C.V.E.)

The broad-based curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree offers sufficient elective courses — achieve a concentration in construction, environmental engineering, structures, water resources, geotechnical or transportation.  

Civil engineering is the profession in which knowledge of the mathematical and physical sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to economically utilize the materials and forces of nature in improving and protecting the environment and providing structures and facilities for community, industry, and transportation for the progressive well-being of humanity.

Bachelor's Plus Master's Program

The School of Engineering offers a combined Bachelor's Plus Master's Program leading to both a bachelor's degree in an engineering major (chemical, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, or technology) and a master's degree. Physics majors (College of Arts and Sciences) may also participate. The program is designed for the qualified student who wishes to pursue either greater specialization in a major area or to complement the undergraduate program with a related graduate-level concentration.  Most students who select the program have received some advanced placement upon entry to engineering at the first-year level or take occasional summer courses.

The formal request for entrance into this program may be made as early as before the first semester of the student's junior year, but the student should consult their department to determine exactly when this request should be made.  Admission requirements include a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 and permission from the chairperson of the department corresponding to the student's undergraduate major.

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Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Engineering Mechanics

Kettering Laboratories 422 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0243