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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 (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Bachelor's Degree71
    Master's Degree46

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male89
    Female28

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Asian52
    Black2
    Hispanic19
    White17
    Unknown10

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: 6,900
      • Average Hourly Rate: $81.82
      • Average Annual Salary: $170,180

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: 1,910
      • Average Hourly Rate: $49.39
      • Average Annual Salary: $102,730

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

50 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B,M)
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Stanford University

Stanford, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

230 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)
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San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

47 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B)
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University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

320 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)
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University of the Pacific

Stockton, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B)
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University of California - Davis

Davis, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

210 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B,M,D)
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering (B,M,D)
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California State University - Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B,M)
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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

150 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B,M)
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California State University - Chico

Chico, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

70 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B)
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California State University - Northridge

Northridge, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

54 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Civil Engineering (B)