I cannot say I "know" about Civil Engineering. However, sixty-five years ago, when I was attending a technical school in the UK, in which I was studying for a foundation in engineering (which, never eventuated) Civil Engineering generally referred to projects like bridge building, highway construction, construction of airports, that kind of thing.
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Even in those days they had Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Today,of course, engineering includes the Computer Age. But to get back to 'Civil Engineering.' It is a widely used term for big, infra-structure projects.