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The Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering offers two degree programs giving the student an opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and in Construction Engineering. The undergraduate degree program in civil engineering allows students to declare and earn a major in environmental engineering or civil engineering. In addition, the undergraduate degree program in civil engineering allows students to specialize in construction engineering, environmental and water resources engineering, structural engineering and structural mechanics, and transportation engineering and planning.

Undergraduate Programs and Majors

Civil Engineering

Construction Engineering

Environmental Engineering



Environmental engineering spring 2017 seminar series


Parolari research finds major Middle East dust storm caused by extreme drought, not regional conflict

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Dr. Alex Drakopoulos received a “Distinguished Service Award” for 2015 from the Wisconsin Chapter of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.  The award was given in recognition of Dr. Drakopoulos’ commitment toward advancing intelligent transportation systems in Wisconsin.

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Foley for being named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Dr. Dan Zitomer received the 2015 Bill Boyle Educator of the Year Award from the Central State Water Environment Association.

Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Heinrich for winning the 2015 College of Engineering Outstanding Researcher Award.


  • Congratulations to Emery Lehman!, Civil Engineering Freshman Emery Lehman, 2014 Winter Olympian, hopes to participate in 2018 Winter Games.
  • Congratulations to Mohamad Sotoudegan, awarded Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowship! Doctoral students also awarded Schmitt fellowships in 1986, 1989, 1992, 2011, 2013, and 2015.

Recent Events

October 7th, 2015:
Environmental Seminar on Policy Strategies for Chloride Management

July 31st-August 4th, 2015:
The Construction Institute of the American Society of Engineers presents its annual Student Days.

Applications deadline is May 15th and is open to Juniors and Seniors.

Civil, Construction and Environmental

Civil and environmental engineers design and build the infrastructure of civilization: highway systems, airports, water treatment systems, waste treatment systems, buildings, bridges and cities themselves.

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Advisory Councils

Co-op and Internship

Faculty and Staff

Short Courses



Dr. Christopher Foley
Department Chair

(414) 288-7030


Research at Marquette

Marquette Engineer


Opus College of Engineering Magazine

Engineering Beyond Boundaries

Culture Shift

Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset in engineering students

Undergraduate Research at Marquette's Opus College of Engineering

Learning to Lead

Proven leaders show students lessons for driving change