The Department of Civil Engineering at Ryerson University offers a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) degree in Civil Engineering. The civil engineering program has been accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). The graduates of the civil engineering program are eligible for certification by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) as Professional Engineers (P.Eng.). After completing two years in the regular Civil Engineering program, students enrolled in the civil engineering program continue for two more years with a curriculum that focuses on four civil engineering areas (environmental, geotechnical, structural, and transportation engineering) and supporting areas. The environmental engineering courses include Environmental Science for Engineers, Water Supply and Treatment, and Wastewater Treatment Design. A comprehensive course Geotechnical Engineering is offered. The structural Engineering courses include Structural Analysis, Concrete Materials, Computer-Aided Structural Analysis, Structural Concrete Design, Highway Materials, and Structural Steel Design. The transportation courses include Transportation Engineering, Highway Design. The supporting areas include courses such as Numerical Analysis, Project Management, Law and Ethics in Engineering Practice, Principal of Engineering economics, and four liberal studies courses.
In addition, the students can specialize more in his/her area of interest by selecting two courses from a set of elective courses that includes the following: Pavement Design and Management, Municipal Solid Waste Management, Traffic Operations and Management, Water Resources Engineering, Advanced Structural R/P Concrete Design, and Bridge Design and Construction.
Students in the civil engineering program will also enroll in a design project during the fall and winter semesters on an approved topic. The project normally involves a literature review, study design, data collection, and analysis, drawing conclusions and making recommendations.