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    Kansas State University
  Nov 18, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Civil Engineering

Mustaque Hossain, Interim Head

Munger Professor of Civil Engineering: Hossain; Mark & Margaret Hulings Chair in Engineering: Peterman; Professors: Dissanayake, Esmaeily, Mathews, Melhem, Rasheed, Steward, and Stokes; Associate Professors: Jones and Peric; Assistant Professors: Fitzsimmons, Im, Kulesza, Marston, and Parameswaran; Instructors: Nayyeriamiri; Emeritus Professor: Russell.

2118 Fiedler Hall
Fax: 785-532-7717

Civil engineering is the engineering of facilities and systems. The civil engineering department offers five tracks within the BS in civil engineering degree.

General Track

The general track allows the student to pursue a BS in civil engineering degree in a broader general program or, if a specific career objective has been identified, to concentrate on one or more areas within the general track. The following areas of concentration are available:

Water resources

Design and construction of reservoirs, canal systems, and dams for flood control, irrigation, power, and water supply.


Foundations for structures, earth embankments, retaining walls and bulkheads, and pavements for highways and airports.


Protection of public health and environmental quality through planning and designing facilities for water treatment and distribution; wastewater, solid, and hazardous wastes collection, treatment, and disposal; and air pollution control.


Planning, design, and construction of highways, railways, airports, and urban mass transit systems.


Design and construction of a variety of buildings and bridges, as well as the structural framing of aircraft, ships, and space vehicles.



Bachelor of Science

Dual Degree


Civil Engineering