Civil engineering students are characterized by their ability to create solutions. Where and how to build a road, home, civic center, or bridge can be seen as a problem. These students are able to analyze the information and develop a suitable solution. Students may like to build and create projects, to use their hands and draw.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Civil Engineering majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Civil Engineering may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: