Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

COVID 19 Information

Welcome back, Javelina Engineers! Department faculty and staff presence on campus is returning to pre-pandemic levels. Please continue to call or email faculty members for appointments, and remember that masks are always appreciated. We are currently searching for an administrative associate, so please be patient during this departmental transition. We continue to urge students to follow all local, state, and national guidance related to the pandemic. Stay safe, stay healthy, and get your vaccine!

Information about the university's COVID 19 response (including testing and vaccinations):


Welcome to the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville! We offer B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering with a broad focus in the areas of geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. Our B.S. in Architectural Engineering is an interdisciplinary degree that focuses on building systems engineering, structural engineering, construction management, and basics principles of architectural design.

Department Spotlight

Students Take 2nd at APTI Competition

Congratulations to Jacquelyne Garcia Torres (AEEN), John Ruiz (MEEN), Maria Garcia Torres (AEEN), Richard Rowland IV (AEEN), and Kaley Dodd (AEEN) for their strong performance at the Association for Preservation Technology International (APTI) Student Design-Build Competition.  The team placed second overall and won  first place in the Best Build and Best Poster categories.  


Aaron Espericueta

Recent AEEN graduate Aaron Espericueta was interviewed for the Junior Achievement Speaker Series.  Aaron works for NRG Engineering on electrical designs for buildings.  His interview may be viewed on YouTube and provides an interesting perspective on where an engineering degree can take you.
ASCE students working on the concrete canoe.
ASCE students working on the concrete canoe.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is to create a respectful learning environment that prepares graduates to meet industry needs, demonstrate professional responsibility, and pursue fulfilling careers.