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Is civil engineering perceived as easy
"not real engineering?"
It's been suggested that civil engineering programs are less obsessed with "weeding out" undergraduates, and are less likely to have killer grading curves, than other engineering programs.
But if this is true, it may because CEs typically have to undergo a rigorous licensing program after graduation, while other engineers typically do not. Most engineers will never take another exam after they graduate from college. For CEs, the exams continue -- and get harder -- after college.
For CEs, the exams continue -- and get harder -- after college.
Why would CivE take Modern Physics/QM? It's not required at my university, nor is probability and statistics.
Do all civil specialties require a PE?