According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of civil engineers is projected to grow eight percent nationwide from 2014 to 2024. Major industries employing civil engineers include mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction; utilities; construction, including buildings, transportation and infrastructural projects; manufacturing; transportation, including rail and pipeline; and warehousing. The King's Civil Engineering program features state-of-the-art hydrology and hydraulics equipment, as well as structural design and simulation tools.

Learning Goals for the Civil Engineering Program

The curriculum for the Civil Engineering program has been structured around the "Fundamentals of Engineering – Civil" exam, administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). This exam will serve as an assessment tool for the Civil Engineering major. The curriculum model for the Civil Engineering program includes the following competencies and topics:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Probability and Statistics
  3. Computational Tools
  4. Ethics and Professional Practice
  5. Engineering Economics
  6. Statics
  7. Dynamics
  8. Mechanics of Materials
  9. Material Properties
  10. Fluid Mechanics
  11. Hydraulics and Hydrological Systems
  12. Structural Analysis
  13. Structural Design
  14. Geotechnical Engineering
  15. Transportation Engineering
  16. Environmental Engineering