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Civil and Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

About Civil and Architectural Engineering

The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering provides ABET-accredited degree programs in civil engineering and architectural engineering, as well as a minor in land surveying. Civil engineering majors are provided course options in environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resource engineering.  Architectural engineering majors have course options in building structural systems and building mechanical systems. Our programs combine fundamental theory, experimental laboratory experiences and computer modeling and simulation. 

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Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Science in Civil or Environmental Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering
  • Master of Science in Architectural Engineering
  • Land Surveying Minor
  • Dual or Concurrent in Civil and Architectural Engineering
  • Quickstart BS/MS in Civil and Architectural Engineering

Study Abroad

UW Architecture Study Abroad

Now taking applications! UW Architectural Engineering faculty are offering a 4-week Study Abroad program in June 2017 to London, Paris, and Barcelona. We will study architectural history and modern engineering. This program---in its 4th year---is very successful and very affordable. For more information contact:

Why Civil and Architectural Engineering?

  • Incoming freshmen experience at least one designed-based course each year in an innovative course sequence called VISTA (Vertically Integrated Science and Technology Application), where students tackle modern engineering challenges from their very first semester. 
  • Undergraduate students find on-campus opportunities in the research laboratories and with a unique cooperative learning experience on the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s Design Squad. 
  • Civil and architectural engineering jobs are projected to grow 20 percent by 2022.
  • Graduates from our program find employment with public agencies, private firms and in industry in small towns and large cities nationwide. Our placement of students in positions or in graduate schools each year is nearly 100 percent.
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 20 percent employment growth from 2012-2022 in civil engineering and 5 percent growth for architectural engineers.



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Contact Us

CEAS logoCivil & Architectural Engineering

EN 3074

Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-2390


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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