Undergraduate Civil and Environmental Engineering Program

Undergraduate Civil and Environmental Engineering Program

The College of Engineering offers a full-time academic program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree in 4 years. A student may also able to obtain a Bachelor and Master of Science in Civil Engineering in 5 years.

Civil engineers design, construct and protect the physical and natural built environment, including roads, bridges, canals, dams, buildings and water treatment plants. Civil engineers are needed to provide the world with clean water and safe infrastructure.  At Villanova University College of Engineering, faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering prepare students to play a vital role in improving quality of life while protecting the environment. 

Basic and advanced courses are offered in:

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
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Undergraduate Civil and Environmental Engineering Program

Where Are They Now?

2016 graduates from Villanova’s Civil and Environmental Engineering program are working in a number of fields and continuing their education at a variety of impressive schools. Here is just a sampling:

Aleshia Ayers 
Stanford University—Structural Engineering

Allie Braun 
Consultant, Finance & Enterprise Data Analytics Group, FTI Consulting—New York City

Thomas Brawley
Flight School, U.S. Navy—Pensacola Florida

Christopher Helmon 
Associate Solutions Consultant, Axis Group—Berkeley Heights, NJ

Jacob Holman             
Designer I, Alfred Benesch & Company—Pottsville, PA

Amanda Mahan 
Project Engineer, Skanska USA Building—Seattle, WA

Michael Syslo 
Engineer, Skanska—New York City

George Zimmer 
Structural Engineer, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff—Lawrenceville, NJ

Zach Zukowski 
Senior Staff Engineer, Schnabel Engineering, Inc.—West Chester, PA


The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Department Mission Statement:

Villanova University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering provides students with a high quality, contemporary, broad-based, personalized civil engineering education within a Judeo-Christian, humanistic context. We prepare our students for professional practice, graduate study, and life-long learning.

Contact Us

Department Chair

Shawn Gross, PhD

Office Assistant:  Linda DeAngelis