Career Snapshot Where Do They Work? • Construction companies • Energy companies • Engineering consulting firms • Government agencies • Industrial firms
What Are They Paid? Bachelor’s degree candidates national average starting salary range:
Architectural Engineering: $56,187 - $66,250 Civil Engineering: $53,833 - $59,375 *Salaries from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
Who Recruits or Hires KU Civil, Environmental & Architectural Majors? Affinis Corp American Bridge Company Black & Veatch Burns & McDonnell Federal Aviation Administration Henderson Engineers HNTB Corporation Jacobs JE Dunn Construction Kansas Dept. of Transportation Kiewit McCown Gordon Missouri Dept. of Transportation Turner Construction Company U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Westar Energy
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CIVIL, ENVIRONMENTAL & ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
Overview Roads, bridges, buildings, water resources, air quality, and more – these all play an increasingly important role in our lives. Civil, environmental and architectural engineering boasts a vibrant faculty, who are preparing engineers to assume leadership roles in the profession. KU’s instructional and laboratory facilities in areas such as environmental engineering, concrete materials, asphalt, and illumination are world-class. ➙See more: ceae.ku.edu.
MAJORS OFFERED Civil Engineering Architectural Engineering Concentrations: Environmental Engineering Structural Engineering
From the day students step on campus, they have the opportunity for involvement in a broad-ranging set of activities and organizations. KU’s Engineers Without Borders has projects in Bolivia and Uganda (below). Teams for steel bridge (cover), concrete canoe (below right) and geowall frequently earn honors at regional and national competitions. Involvement provides real-world learning experiences in a relaxed, social setting.
KU is recognized worldwide as a leader in developing safer, stronger and more durable, cost-effective bridges, buildings and structures. This research takes place in KU’s worldclass Structural Testing Facility. It is equipped with a 40-foot high L-shaped strong wall capable of supporting 880,000 pounds simultaneously in two directions.
More than 90 percent of CEAE undergraduate students participate in research or internships.
KU’s concrete canoe team is a great way to learn teamwork and problem solving outside the classroom. Each year, team members design and fabricate a canoe they race at a regoinal competition. The team has advanced to nationals twice since 2014.
Published on Oct 19, 2017