Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering
The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) at Armour College of Engineering has a 100-year tradition of educating engineers to design, build, and maintain the infrastructure systems that allow societies to function.
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The Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering (CAEE) prepares our graduates to address the myriad challenges in engineering new and existing infrastructure by offering bachelor degree programs in architectural engineering, civil engineering, and engineering management; master degree programs in several areas of specialization within CAEE (including a number of accelerated master's degree programs); and doctorate programs in civil engineering and environmental engineering.
The civil, architectural, and environmental engineering department also offers several graduate certificate programs designed to introduce students to the fundamental core of a specialization area and serve as a gateway to our masters programs. Our primary areas of specialization in both teaching and research include architectural engineering, construction engineering and management, engineering graphics, environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and transportation engineering/public works.
Our body of over 400 students are active in a number of student organizations, and our graduates are leaders in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry around the world.
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Armour Engineering Student Receives Prestigious ASCE Award, Illinois Tech Students Awarded 3 of 4 Statewide ASCE Undergrad Scholarships
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Our extraordinary faculty members are dedicated to our students, passionate about world-class research, and make it possible for us to offer top-ranked programs.
Fast Facts: Why CAEE?
Our faculty members include a combination of research-focused professors and adjunct professors with years of industry experience, which provide real-world, hands-on learning opportunities for students.Learn More
Discover activities beyond the classroom through student-led chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Construction Management Association of America, and many more professional and student organizations.Get Started
Our Chicago location provides students with access to an extraordinary range of research opportunities in the historical and cultural heart of America’s architecture, engineering, and construction industry.Learn More
“Illinois Tech was my first choice when applying to college. It is exciting to be studying something that is so important and in demand, but it’s also rare since it combines multiple disciplines into one field of study.”
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3201 South Dearborn Street
Alumni Memorial Hall, Suite 228
Chicago, IL 60616
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.