Civil engineering involves the planning, designing, construction and maintenance of structures and public works and altering geography to suit human needs. Civil Engineering Technologists work on various aspects of built structures, highways, marine structures, municipal infrastructure and more. This program gives you an overview of the field, in the context of environmental sustainability, so that you can develop projects that are feasible, practical and ecologically sensitive. Participating in the development or construction of a project is an empowering process, where you can see the results of your efforts.
Build your professional portfolio to show employers that you can apply engineering principles and practices to analyze and solve complex technical problems, test and analyze materials and structural elements and research and prepare graphical and other technical documents. You also gain skills and knowledge to interpret the National Building Code and other Codes, Standards and Regulations appropriate to the practice of civil engineering.