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Civil Engineering & Construction Management



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Nazaret Dermendjian,Ph.D., P.E.
Dept. Chair
Professor of Civil Engineering

Welcome to the website of the Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics at California State University, Northridge. The department offers 3 programs: Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management Technology and a Masters of Science degree in Structural Engineering.

CSUN’s academic programs are accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges http://www.wascweb.org/ ). Our BS degree program in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology www.abet.org), while the BS degree program in Construction Management is accredited by ACCE (American Council for Construction Education http://www.acce-hq.org/ ).  The programs are designed to provide the graduate a sound civil engineering and construction management education to better prepare them for the professional practice of civil engineering and construction management.

The department has a strong advisement, mentoring and tutoring system to better facilitate the success and prompt graduation of the students. Our senior design courses insure that the graduates experience real engineering and construction management projects. Student chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) are very active and attend regional and national competitions.

If you want more information about the department and the programs, feel free to contact us at (818) 677-2166 or visit the links on our department webpage. You may also want to check the latest catalog copy of the University
at www.csun.edu/catalog/civilengineeringandappliedmechanics.html

We wish you success in your endeavors.