Carroll College, Helena Montana
Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering at Carroll College

What to Expect

Civil engineers promote good health, safety, economic welfare, and social stability for people in communities large and small all over the world. Our program focuses on the social value of the engineering profession and mitigating environmental impact through sustainable engineering solutions. In addition to a rigorous technical curriculum, you will enjoy many opportunities to practice your skills in the field - locally, regionally, and globally - to the benefit of different people from all walks of life. 

The Civil Engineering curriculum focuses your training on four key technical areas: strucutres, water resources, the environment, and transportation systems. Within the Civil Engineering degree program we offer two options:

  • The general civil engineering emphasis provides you with a broad base of knowledge suitable for work in a consulting firm, with a range of state and federal agencies, or for graduate study. Check out the 4-year Course Plan
  • The environmental engineering emphasis stresses coursework in water resources that you can utilize in a career or graduate work focusing on clean-up, restoration, protection, and preservation of the environment. Check out the 4-year Course Plan

Life After Graduation

Engineers are in high demand in today's economy and Carroll graduates are rarely at a loss for finding fulfilling and interesting work with their Engineering degree. Carroll graduates have directly entered the workforce, joined the Peace Corps, or gone on to graduate school in a number of fields. Read profiles of some of our recent and most successful alumni.

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Our Civil Engineering and Engineering Science programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, Find out more »


Carroll College EWB Chapter expands its service mission to Marinanists in St. Lucia (January 2015). 

The 2015 EWB Holiday Season Campaign surpassed their fundraising goal, thus making it possible to continue supporting their community partnerships in Guatemala, Mexico, St. Lucia, and Uganda. Sixty individuals donated a totoal of $12,570