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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Engineering

Mustaque Hossain, Department Head

Munger Professor of Civil Engineering: Hossain
Mark & Margaret Hulings Chair in Engineering: Peterman
Professors: Mathews, Melhem, Rasheed, and Steward
Teaching Professor: Schiff
Associate Professors: Jones and Peric
Assistant Professors: Fitzsimmons, Im, Kulesza, Marston, and Parameswaran
Emerit Professor: Russell and Stokes

2118 Fiedler Hall
Fax: 785-532-7717
E-mail: ce@engg.k-state.edu

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