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Civil & Environmental Engineering

Managed by the world-renowned FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the civil & environmental engineering program at FSU Panama City is part of a leading academic institution with excellent records of achievement in research and public service. It is designed with the students’ success in mind. With class sizes averaging fewer than 15, students benefit from a personal teaching environment and individual attention. 

Students can tailor the curriculum to their interests and career goals with two majors available — civil engineering or environmental engineering — leading to a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. The fast-track option provides a four-semester program to degree completion. All the CEE classes are scheduled only two days a week, making the commute to campus much more cost effective and efficient. Both full and part time schedules are available. A faculty advisor will work with students to create a program of study that meets each student’s unique needs.

The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. For more information on accreditation visit the College of Engineering's objectives and student outcomes for this degree program.

The ABET-accredited civil & environmental engineering program offers two broad-based majors emphasizing all aspects of the profession’s practice, from structural, geotechnical and construction to hydraulics, water resources and wastewater management.

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Civil engineering is considered as one of the best jobs in the United States based on salary, prestige, growth and security.

High starting salaries

The average recent civil engineering graduate's starting salary is about $54,150 with lucrative jobs available in both public and private sectors.

Continued advancement

The median annual wage for civil engineers is $84,770 with the top 10 percent earning more than $138,110.

Growing demand

Employment of civil engineers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations as infrastructure continues to age.

Tools for success

From student organizations to international programs, we know students benefit from experiences outside of the classroom. Scroll through the links to learn more.