The Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering requires a minimum of 127 credits with cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better.

The undergraduate curriculum enables each student to gain increased depth in a concentration area of interest. The concentrations that are offered in the Civil Engineering program are Construction (C), Environmental (E), Structural (S), Transportation (T), and General (G).


Entrance into the Civil Engineering major requires a minimum of third–semester classification (29.1 - 44.0 credits) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. In addition to the minimum GPA requirements described in the University Policies, all College of Engineering entrance to major course requirements must also be completed with a minimum grade of “C” or better for the following courses: CHEM 110 (GN), MATH 140 (GQ), MATH 141 (GQ), PHYS 211 (GN), and PHYS 212 (GN). All of these courses must be completed by the end of the semester during which the admission to major process is carried out.

Undergraduate Admission to Penn State Harrisburg

Graduate Studies

Students interested in graduate studies may pursue a Master of Engineering in Engineering Science. The program is designed to provide a broad, advanced education in the engineering sciences with some specialization permitted in the area of the student's major interest. It is offered specifically to permit practicing engineers to pursue advanced studies through evening classes while in full-time employment in industry.

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