Civil & Environmental Engineering

concentration

Academics / Departments & Programs / Engineering / AcademicsCivil & Environmental Engineering

Degree Overview

Is your dream to build the roads, buildings, and infrastructure that keep the world running? Do you want to make everyday life more accessible, more sustainable, more just? Then you’ll need lots of real-world experience and an engineering program that dreams as boldly as you do.

You’ll find both at Calvin University.

Here, you’ll get hands-on experience solving problems that truly matter like creating clean water systems and designing energy-saving machines. And you’ll do it alongside committed Christian faculty who will connect you to internships and opportunities all over the country—and even internationally.

It goes without saying that you’ll graduate with all the practical experience and versatile skills you need to land your dream job. And because you’ll be a Calvin engineer, you won’t just thrive in your career—you’ll lead the way in your field as you build a better, more sustainable world.

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Program Distinctives

Graduate in four years with real-world experience - Gain a focused understanding of public systems like transportation, sanitation, and water distribution while interning and traveling internationally.
Become a well-rounded engineer - Sample different engineering concentrations while taking classes like economics and communications to equip yourself to collaborate across fields.
Engage with ethical and ecological issues - Calvin professors have a Christian vision for engineering and will show you how to be a leader in things like water conservation, pollution reduction, and sustainable living.

Program Requirements & Opportunities

Address global water shortages

Calvin’s Clean Water Institute is working with communities in need of clean water to find long-lasting solutions to this urgent problem. Be a part of it.

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ABET accredited degree

Calvin’s bachelor of science in engineering is ABET accredited, so you can be confident that Calvin’s program meets professional standards.

Spend the summer in Germany

In Calvin’s engineering program, you can study abroad and still graduate in four years. Gain the international experience employers are looking for in a globally connected field.

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