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New Mexico State University

What Can I Do With a Major In Civil Engineering?

Civil engineering is the study of how mathematical and scientific knowledge, experience, and theory is practically, economically, and efficiently applied in the use of material and natural resources to design and supervise the building of structures and facilities.

Areas of Focus

General, Structural, Environmental, Geotechnical, Water Resources, Urban Planning, Hydraulic, Construction, Transportation, Highway


Career Titles

Civil Engineer
Construction Engineer
Geological Engineer
Geotechnical Engineer
Hydraulics Engineer
Industrial Engineer
Mining Engineer
Public Works Engineer
Safety Engineer
Structural Engineer
Urban Planner
Architectural Engineer
Civil Engineer Technician
Consulting Engineer
Environmental Engineer
Highway Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Petroleum Engineer
Pipeline Engineer
Research Engineer
Sanitary Engineer
Transportation Engineer


Career Related Websites

American Society of Civil Engineers

BNSF Careers