Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

COVID 19 Information

Department faculty and staff presence on campus has not yet returned to normal levels, and we are all striving to follow social distancing procedures. Please call or email for appointments to meet with faculty or staff, and be aware that you might be asked to participate in a remote meeting. Also be advised that the university requires face coverings on campus. We continue to urge students to follow all local, state, and national guidance related to the pandemic. Practice social distancing and good hand hygiene! Additional information about online tutoring and advising are available by following the Events and Opportunities link. Stay safe, stay healthy, and we look forward to seeing you all again soon!

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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.