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Undergraduate

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Civil Undergraduate

At the Department of Civil Engineering, you will receive the education you need to shape the world we live in. From designing, managing and maintaining flood defence systems, bridges, buildings, water treatment facilities, highways and more, you are pursuing a profession that will challenge you to keep the world’s crucial infrastructure safe and efficient, and adapt it to meet the demands of the future.

As you work towards your bachelor of engineering (BEng) degree, you will have the opportunity to conduct applied research with our industrial and government partners, and participate in an optional paid co-operative internship. You will also have the option to enroll in a two-year specialized structural engineering option, or choose between the environmental or transportation streams in fourth year.

All of this plus student competitions, an optional specialization in management sciences, and leading-edge facilities will leave you well-equipped to make an impact on society. The civil engineering BEng degree program is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

Student Experience

You belong to a Faculty that is always buzzing with opportunities for growth, creativity, and networking with peers and professors. Connect with our thriving community by getting involved. Discover everything we have to offer, including student groups, design teams and events that encourage meaningful relationships with alumni and industry. 

View the full list of student groupsgovernment, and design teams.

Select Design Teams/Student Groups

We encourage you to deepen your applied knowledge of aerospace engineering and meet new people by participating in design teams and student groups, including: 

Ryerson Engineering Student Society

The Ryerson Engineering Student Society, external link (RESS) represents all undergraduate engineering students at Ryerson University and provides social, academic and support services.

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First-Year Engineering Office

Are you a first-year student in need of academic guidance? The First-Year Engineering Office can help. Learn about their academic support resources, including advisors who will meet with you one-on-one.

 Need more time?

The transition program can help you adapt to the curriculum.

 Enjoy research?

Apply to the prestigious accelerated master of applied science pathway.

 Business-minded?

Add the optional specialization in management sciences to your degree.