Civil Engineering

Education Requirements

The bare minimum to become a civil engineer is a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. A bachelor's degree in either a civil engineer specialty field or a degree in civil engineering technology are also acceptable. These houses consist of some common materials such as math, statistics engineering systems and mechanics and perhaps an extra subject or two depending on any specialty field you decide to study. Courses include hands on learning to get a feel for the job with labs and fieldwork as well as cooperative programs that give students work experience while working towards their degree.

Skills That Will Serve You Well
#1 Decision making Civil Engineers must evaluate multiple contradicting objectives such as plans, cost, and safety for projects
#2 Leadership Civil Engineers oversee everything that has to do with their current project so they must be able to lead all of those taking a part in its completion
#3 Mathematics Civil Engineers utilize the principals or calculus, trigonometry, and other advanced mathematics
#4 Problem Solving A huge part of engineering in any field would be solving problems. As a civil engineer, you must use these skills to guarantee the best solutions for projects while again balancing plans, cost, and safety
#6 Organization Civil engineers often balance multiple projects at once, each with different details that need to be organized
#7 Speaking/Writing Civil engineers need to be able present reports and plans to crowds from different backgrounds on . Not only this but a civil engineer must also be able to efficiently communicate with those working with them projects and take into consideration different backgrounds in order to make clear and concise reports.