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Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.[1][2][3] Civil engineering is the second-oldest engineering discipline after military engineering,[4] and it is defined to distinguish non-military engineering from military engineering.[5] It is traditionally broken into several sub-disciplines including architectural engineering, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, geophysics, geodesy, control engineering, structural engineering, earthquake engineering, transportation engineering, earth science, atmospheric sciences, forensic engineering, municipal or urban engineering, water resources engineering, materials engineering, offshore engineering, aerospace engineering, quantity surveying, coastal engineering,[4] surveying, and construction engineering.[6] Civil engineering takes place in the public sector from municipal through to national governments, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to international companies.

Civil Engineering Studies

Outside of chemistry,physics,mathematics and biology, during your studies in civil engineering you may take classes like environmental engineering, mechanics of solids, structural analysis, numerical methods, reinforced concrete design, steel design, properties and behavior of engineering materials,geotechnical engineering and applications, computer aided design, highway design, fluid mechanics, construction management, project design, water resource engineering, water and wastewater treatment, technical communication, statics, dynamics, geology and applied probability and statistics for engineers.

Civil Engineering Salaries

According to a bureau of labor statistics report released in 2013, the average civil engineer brings home around $85k/year. The top 10% earning civil engineers earns on average just over $100k/year.

Who Is Hiring Civil Engineering Graduates

Industries with the highest level of employment for civil engineers includes architectual and engineering firms, state, local, and government agencies, pipeline transportation companies, oil and gas extraction companies and waste treatment and disposal companies

Engineering Salaries

Aerospace Engineer$105k/year
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Schools that offer Bachelors for engineering

TX → Abilene Christian University
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AL → Alabama A & M University
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PA → Allegheny College
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SC → Anderson University
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MI → Andrews University
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AZ → Arizona State University - Tempe
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AR → Arkansas State University
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AR → Arkansas Tech University
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KY → Asbury University
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AL → Auburn University
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Aerospace Engineering Major unemployment rate

_Aerospace EngineeringAll Majors
Unemployed%7%8
Minimum Wage%6%4
All Others%87%87
More: Unemployment for all Majors *** not counting stay at home parents *** not counting those currently in grad school

Are things going well in Aerospace Engineering?

Going Well%71
Not Going Well%29
More: All Majors Satisfaction ??? This is a social "life satisfaction" question. Overall, would people who graduated with a degree in Aerospace Engineering say that their life is going well? It could be interpreted in terms of stress, salary, long hours, future prospects, etc. *** not counting those currently in grad school

Graduates who stayed in Aerospace Engineering

Still in Field%65
Got out%35
More: All Majors Still in field ??? A high "got out" percentage can be interpreted a couple of ways -- for instance, perhaps the major is a great stepping stone to becoming a totally different career -- like a doctor. Or perhaps the jobs one gets with the major just aren't that great. *** not counting those currently in grad school

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