BA in Civil and Environmental Engineering


If you would like to take more courses outside of Engineering that appeal to your interests, then the Bachelor of Arts program is the path for you. The BA degree allows students to study Civil and Environmental Engineering and topics across any discipline at Rice University.

The program aims to prepare students for graduate school in engineering, various sciences (depending upon focus), economics, business MBA, political science, law, or medicine.

If you want to become a licensed practicing engineer, a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering will be the most suitable path.


You can learn more about the BA in Civil or Environmental Engineering in the General Announcements.


To find out who your advisor is and/or how to declare your major, visit the Advising page.

Rice Center for Engineering Leadership Certificate

Interested in learning skills and gaining experience to help you become a leader in your field? The Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL) exists to help our undergraduates do just this, and upon completion, you will have gained invaluable experiences, cultivated connections, and earned a certificate acknowledging your successful completion of the prestigious RCEL program.

Learn more about our RCEL program.

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Have questions or need guidance about applying or your degree plan? We're here for you.

Please contact:

Olga Trejo
Undergraduate and Graduate Program Coordinator

Office: 204 Ryon Lab
Email: olga.c.trejo@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-2646

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