At the University of Texas at Austin, the Department of Civil Architectural, and Environmental Engineering is subdivided into six research areas, listed and linked on the left. Undergraduate and graduate students have different options, with undergraduate options further varying by major. All students have access to and can benefit from the department's program in Engineering Communication.
There are very active research programs in all of the research areas represented by the department. More information about area-specific research conducted in CAEE can be found by following the links in the menu on the left.
Undergraduate students majoring in Civil Engineering can specialize in one of the following research areas by taking electives in that area.
Similarly, undergraduate students majoring in Architectural Engineering can specialize in one of the following research areas by taking electives in that area.
Graduate degree programs are available in the following major areas.
Upon application for admission to the university, graduate students must indicate a specialty, generally corresponding to the research areas on the left menu. More information about applying to graduate programs in a specific research area can be found by following the appropriate link in the menu on the left. Information about graduate application to the University in general and CAEE in particular can be found in Graduate Admissions.
All engineers have to communicate their results to a variety of audiences. In order to help students prepare for the workplace and succeed in their classes, CAEE has a program in Engineering Communication at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These courses focus on communicating information in presentations and documents, both verbally and graphically. Please see the Technical Communication in CAEE page.