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Undergraduate Program

Civil Engineering

Undergraduate Program



The CCNY Civil Engineering (C.E.) Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) program is fully accredited by    
Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) Accreditation Commission of ABET

Details about the Curriculum



Inspired by a tradition of access and excellence, the mission of the Civil Engineering undergraduate program is to educate and prepare a diverse body of undergraduate students to be leaders in the Civil Engineering profession, as practicing engineers, engineering managers, researchers or educators. Our graduates will be technically capable and intellectually motivated, and will possess the communications skills and the understanding of economic, societal and environmental impacts needed to address modern civil engineering challenges.


Program Educational Objectives

Program educational objectives are broad statements that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years of graduation. Program educational objectives are based on the needs of the program’s constituencies.

  • Advance in a career as a professional in Civil Engineering or in a related field
  • Work effectively as a member of a professional team or as it's leader/manager
  • Engage in  professional development
  • Obtain a professional  engineering license or another relevant license


Student Outcomes

In order to ensure that graduates of the Civil Engineering program achieve the program educational objectives listed above, the program aims to instill the following outcomes associated with courses taken during the years of study leading to the bachelor's degree:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,       
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,       
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, constructability, and sustainability,       
  • an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams,       
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,        
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,       
  • an ability to communicate effectively,       
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,        
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,        
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues, and        
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Annual Enrollment
 in CE BE Program*
Annual CE BE
Degrees Awarded**
2004-2005 415 28
2005-2006 411 16
2006-2007 391 15
2007-2008 418 34
2008-2009 399 21
2009-2010 438 44
2010-2011 479 24
2011-2012 466 28
2012-2013 438 32
2013-2014 400 37
2014-2015 433 33
2015-2016 494 58
2016-2017 486 54

* Academic Year: Fall semester and subsequent Spring Semester

* Annual Enrollment: Number of unique CE students enrolled in the Fall and/or Spring semester of an academic year

** Graduation dates are between September 1 and June 30 of the academic year