What is civil, construction and environmental engineering?

 
WHAT IS CIVIL, CONSTRUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING?

Our department offers distinct undergraduate degrees in both civil and construction engineering. What’s the difference between these fields? View the video to the left, check out the publications below, or see our detailed descriptions of careers in civil or construction engineering to make an informed decision as to which major you wish to pursue. Your adventure in engineering starts at ISU CCEE!
 
Careers in civil engineering
Careers in construction engineering
 

Civil
engineering

Discover your passion. Iowa State’s civil and environmental engineering program has a range of resources and services to help you be creative in your field of study and in life.

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Construction
engineering

Be greater than you imagine. Iowa State’s construction engineers build dreams, whether those dreams are buildings, bridges, roadways or other components of physical infrastructure.

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