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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Prior to Fall 2010
Total Credit Hours of College - Level Courses Required for Graduation: 128

General Requirements:

ENGL
111, 112
English Composition I and II
6
ENGL
211, 212
Literature and advanced Writing I and II
6
 
 
Fine Arts Elective
3
 
 
Philosophy
3
 
 
Humanities and Social Science
6

Required Courses:

CHEM
111
General Chemistry Lecture I
3
CHEM
113
General Chemistry Lab I
1
MATH
151, 152
Calculus I and II Lectures
6
MATH
155, 156
Calculus I and II Lab
2
CVEN
308
Applied Numerical Analysis for Engineers
3
MATH
260
Differential Equations with Linear Algebra
4
MATH
381
Probability and Statistics
3
PHYS
201, 202
University Physics Lecture I and II

6

PHYS
205, 206
University Physics Lab I and II
2
 
 
Basic Science Elective
3
MECH
105
Engineering Graphics
3
ELEC
221
Electrical Circuits I Lecture
3
ELEC
223
Electrical Circuits I Lab
1
CSCI
110
Intro Programming
2
CSCI
111
Intro Programming Lab
1
CVEN
201, 202
Engineering Mechanics I and II
6
MECH
205
Material Science
3
CVEN
206
Mechanics of Solids
3
CVEN
207
Mechanics of Solids and Materials Lab
1
MECH
208
Thermodynamics
3
CVEN
301
Surveying Lecture
3
CVEN
302
Surveying Lab
1
CVEN
311
Theory of Structures
3
CVEN
312
Design of Steel Structures
3
CVEN
325
Hydraulics and Hydrology
3
CVEN
342
Water Resources Engineering
3
CVEN
331
Principles of Geotechnical Engineering Lecture
3
CVEN
332
Principles of Geotechnical Engineering Lab
1
TCWS
400
Engineering in World Situation
1
CVEN
419
Reinforced Concrete Design
3
CVEN
435
Foundation Design
3
CVEN
461
Engineering System Analysis
3
CVEN
491
Senior Project I
3
CVEN
492
Senior Project II
3
MECH
406
Engineering Economics
3
CMTC
475
Planning and Scheduling
3
CMTC
490
Construction Project Management
3
 
 
Technical Electives
3

Successful completion of a two-course sequence in at least four (4) different civil engineering disciplines is required. See the following table.

Sub-disciplines in Civil Engineering:

Successful completion of a two-course sequence in at least four sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering is required for a degree in Civil Engineering. For the selection of the course sequences following table may be used.

Sub-discipline

Course Sequence-1*

Course Sequence-2

Structures

CVEN-311 Theory of Structures

CVEN-311 Design of Steel Structures (or)
CVEN-419 Design of Concrete Structures

Geotechnical

CVEN-331 Principles of Geotechnical Engineering

CVEN-435 Foundation Design

Water Resources

CVEN-325 Hydraulics & Hydrology
CVEN-442 Water Resources Engineering (or)
CVEN-441 Waste Water Engineering

Construction

CMTC-375 Project Planning & Scheduling

CMTC-487 Contracts and Specifications (or)
CMTC-490 Construction Project Management

Transportation

CVEN-301 Surveying

CVEN-451 Transportation Planning (or)
CVEN-452 Transportation System Design

  • The Department Chair may approve other acceptable two-course sequences to meet an individual student's career objectives.

FIRST YEAR - FALL SEMESTER

Course #

Course Name

Credits

1133-111

English Composition I

3

1535-151

Calculus I Lec

3

1535-155

Calculus I Lab

1

1507-111

General Chemistry I Lec

3

1507-113

General Chemistry I Lab

1

3511-105

Engineering Graphics

3

3528-110

 Intro Programming Lec

2

3528-111

Intro Programming Lab

1

 

 

Total 17

FIRST YEAR - SPRING SEMESTER

1133-112

English Composition II

3

1535-253

Calculus II Lec

3

1535-255

Calculus II Lab

1

1539-202

University Physics I Lec

3

1539-206

University Physics I Lab

1

 

Philosophy Elective

3

 

*Social Science Elective

3

 

 

Total 17

SECOND YEAR - FALL SEMESTER

3509-308

Applied Numerical Analysis for Engineers

3

1539-202

University Physics I Lec

3

1539-206

University Physics I Lab

1

3509-201

Engineering Mechanics I

3

3511-205

Material Science

3

3531-221

Electric Circuits I Lec

3

3531-223

Electric Circuits I Lab

1

 

 

Total 17

SECOND YEAR - SPRING SEMESTER

3509-260

Differential Equation with Linear Algebra

4

3509-202

Engineering Mechanics II

3

3509-206

Mechanics of Solids Lec

3

3509-207

Mechanics of Solids & Materials Lab

1

3511-208

Thermodynamics

3

 

Basic Science Elective

3

 

 

Total 17

THIRD YEAR - FALL SEMESTER

1133-211

Literature & Adv. Writing I

3

3509-301

Surveying Lec

3

3509-302

Surveying Lab

1

3509-311

Theory of Structures

3

3509-325

Hydraulics and Hydrology

3

 

Fine Arts Elective

3

 

 

Total 16

THIRD YEAR - SPRING SEMESTER

1133-211

Literature & Adv. Writing II

3

3509-312

Design of Steel Structures

3

3509-442

Water Resources Engineering

3

 

CE Technical Elective

3

 

*Social Science Elective

3

 

 

Total 15

FOURTH YEAR - FALL SEMESTER

3509-331

Principle of Geotechnical Engineering Lec

3

3509-332

Principle of Geotechnical Engineering Lab

1

3515-475

Planning and Scheduling

3

3511-491

Senior Design Project I

3

3511-406

Engineering Economics

3

0550-400

Engineering in World Situation

1

 

 

Total 14

FOURTH YEAR - SPRING SEMESTER

1535-381

Probability and Statistics

3

3509-435

Foundation Design

3

3515-490

Construction Project management 

3

3511-492

Senior Design Project II

3

3509-419

Reinforced Concrete Design

3

 

 

Total 15

Total Credits 128

*At least 3 credits of Social Science Elective must be level 200 or higher.