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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Starting Fall 2010

Total Credit Hours of College-Level Courses Required for Graduation: 128
Technical electives require prior Department approval. A minimum grade of “C” is required for each major course.

General Education Requirements:

IGED 110Foundation Writing I3
IGED 111Foundation Writing II3
IGED 210Discovery Writing3
IGED 130Foundation Oral Communication3
IGED 140Foundation Ethics3
IGED 270Discovery Diversity3
IGED 280Discovery Civics3
MATH 151Calculus I Lecture3
MATH 155Calculus I Lab1
MATH 152Calculus II Lecture3
MATH 156Calculus II Lab1
CHEM 111General Chemistry I Lecture3
CHEM 113General Chemistry I Lab1
CSCI 135Scientific Programming3

 
Program Required Courses:   

CCEN 101Introduction to Engineering2
CHEM 111General Chemistry I Lecture3
CHEM 113General Chemistry I Lab1
MATH 151Calculus I Lecture3
MATH 155Calculus I Lab1
MATH 152Calculus II Lecture3
MATH 156Calculus II Lab1
MATH 254Differential Equation3
MATH 381Probability and Statistics3
PHYS 201University Physics I Lecture3
PHYS 205University Physics I Lab1
PHYS 202University Physics II Lecture3
PHYS 206University Physics II Lab1
CSCI 135Scientific Programming3
MECH 105Computer Aided Graphics3
MECH 208Thermodynamics3
MECH 406Engineering Economics3
CVEN 201Engineering Mechanics I3
C VEN 202Engineering Mechanics II3
CVEN 206Mechanics of Solids Lecture3
CVEN 208Mechanics of Solids Lab1
CVEN 308Applied Numeral Analysis3
CVEN 311Theory of Structure Lecture3
CVEN 313Theory of Structure Lab1
CVEN 312Design of Steel Structure3
CVEN 325Hydrology & Hydraulics Lecture3
CVEN 327Hydrology & Hydraulics Lab1
CVEN 331Geotechnical Engineering Lecture3
CVEN 332Geotechnical Engineering Lab1
CVEN 352Civil Engineering Materials Lecture3
CVEN 354Civil Engineering Materials Lab1
CVEN 435Foundation Design3
CVEN 442Water Resources Engineering3
CVEN 452Civil Engineering Technical Elective (Transportation)3
CVEN 475Planning and Scheduling3
CVEN 476Construction Project Management3
CVEN 481FE Preparation1
CVEN 491Civil Engineering Senior Project I3
CVEN 492Civil Engineering Senior Project II 

Natural Science Elective

4
CVEN XXXCivil Engineering Technical Elective (Transportation)3
CVEN XXXCivil Engineering Technical Elective3

Successful completion of a two-course sequence in four (4) different civil engineering disciplines is required as below.

Sub-Disciplines for Civil Engineering
Successful completion of a two-course sequence in at least (4) four sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering are required for a degree in Civil Engineering. Selection of the course sequences must be made from the following list:

Sub-Discipline: Structure

Course Sequence ICVEN 311: Theory of Structures
Course Sequence IICVEN 312: Design of Steel Structures   (or)
CVEN 419: Design of Concrete Structures
  
Sub-Discipline: Geotechnical
Course Sequence Il CVEN 331: Principles of Geotechnical Engineering
Course Sequence IICVEN 435: Foundation Design
  
Sub-Discipline: Construction
Course Sequence IC475: Project Planning and Scheduling
Course Sequence II-CVEN 476:  Construction Project Management
  
Sub-Discipline: Water Resources and Hydrology
Course Sequence ICVEN 325: Hydraulics & Hydrology
Course Sequence IICVEN 442: Water Resource Engineering (or
CVEN 441: Waste Water Engineering

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

Technical Electives
CVEN-419      Design of Concrete Structures
CVEN -451     Urban Transportation Planning
CVEN -452     Urban Transportation System Design
CVEN -417     Matrix Method of Structural Analysis
CVEN -418     Dynamics of Structure
CVEN -449     Environmental Engineering
CVEN -486     Estimating
CVEN -475     Planning & Scheduling
CVEN -236     Design of Wood Structures
CVEN -162     Construction Materials I
CVEN -263     Construction Materials II
CVEN -384     Construction Equipment & Safety
CVEN -487     Contracts & Specifications
CVEN -124     Construction Plan Reading

Additional Comments or Requirements
All technical electives must have prior departmental approval. A grade point average of 2.00 is required in major courses. Students are strongly encouraged to take the Fundamental of Engineering (FE) examination prior to graduation.

Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering Four Year Plan of Study
Credit Hours:  128

Year 1: Semester 1

IGED 110Foundation Writing I3
IGED 130Foundation Oral Communication3
MATH 151/155Calculus I Lecture + Lab4
CHEM 111/113General Chemistry I Lecture + Lab4
CCEN 101Introduction to Engineering2
Sub - Total16
Year 1: Semester 2
IGED 111Foundation Writing II3
MATH 152/156Calculus II Lecture + Lab4
PHYS 201/205University Physics I Lecture + Lab4
MECH 105Engineering Graphics3
IGED 140Foundation Ethics  3
 Sub-Total17
Year 2: Semester 3
IGED 210Discovery Writing3
CSCI 135Scientific Programming Lecture + Lab3
MATH 254Differential Equations3
CVEN 201Engineering Mechanics I3
PHYS 202/206University Physics II Lecture + Lab4
 Sub-Total16
Year 2: Semester 4
IGED 270Discovery Diversity3
IGED 260Science Elective4
MECH 208Thermodynamics3
CVEN 202Engineering Mechanics II3
CVEN 206/208Mechanics of Solids Lecture + Lab4
 Sub-Total17
Year 3: Semester 5
IGED 280Discovery Civics3
MECH 406Engineering Economics3
CVEN 311/313Theory of Structure Lecture + Lab4
CVEN 325/327Hydrology & Hydraulics Lecture + Lab4
CVEN XXXCivil Engineering Elective(Transportation)3
 Sub-Total17
Year 3: Semester 6
CVEN 352/354Civil Engineering Materials Lecture + Lab4
CVEN 312Design of Steel Structures3
CVEN 342Water Resource Engineering3
CVEN 308Applied Numerical Analysis3
CVEN XXXCivil Engineering Elective (Transportation)3
 Sub-Total16
Year 4: Semester 7
CVEN 331/332Geotechnical Engineering Lecture + Lab4
CVEN 475Planning and Scheduling3
CVEN 481FE Exam Preparation1
CVEN 491Capstone CE Senior Project I3
CVEN XXXCivil Engineering Technical Elective3
 Sub-Total14
Year 4: Semester 8
MATH 381Probability and Statistics3
CVEN 435Foundation Design3
CVEN 476Construction Project Management3
CVEN 492Capstone CE Senior Project II3
CVEN XXXCivil Engineering Technical Elective3
 Sub-Total15