Civil Engineering Degree at San Jose State University (SJSU)

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Civil Engineering Degree

The civil engineering program at San Jose State University prepares students for careers with the private industry, consulting firms, and government agencies. The program focuses on applying mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and operational evaluation. Program courses include: engineering communication, civil engineering measurements, environmental engineering, reinforced concrete design, steel design, project design and construction management, fluid mechanics, and environmental safety measures. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer civil engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Civil Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree108
Master's Degree45

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male116
Female37

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian51
Black4
Hispanic20
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders8
White51
Unknown4

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Civil Engineering program at SJSU, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Engineering Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 7,270
    • Average Hourly Rate: $89.02
    • Average Annual Salary: $185,160

Civil Engineers

Description

Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, civil engineers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.4% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 1,850
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.35
    • Average Annual Salary: $100,570

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Civil Engineering Programs in California

Civil Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 44 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 220 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 63 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B)

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 300 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)

University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B)

University of California - Davis

Davis, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 280 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering (B,M,D)

California State University - Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 140 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M)

California State University - Fresno

Fresno, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 79 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M)

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 200 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B,M)

California State University - Chico

Chico, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 71 students completed this program

Programs

  • Civil Engineering (B)

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