Undergraduate Program

 

CURRICULUM MATRIX

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Main Features

  • Traditional program that balances theory and design
  • 134 credits required for graduation
  • 3 specialization options at the senior level: Structures, Environ./Water Resources, and Transportation
  • Every CE course requires a project and computer applications

Curriculum

  Breadth (66 credits)

  • Required Science Courses (35 credits):
    • Chemistry (2 courses: 8 credits)
    • Computer (1 course: 3 credits)
    • Math (5 courses: 16 credits)
    • Physics (2 courses: 8 credits)
  • Science Electives (3 credits):

            Choice of one course

    • Global Environmental hazards (3 credits)
    • Microbiology (3 credits)
  • Liberal Arts (24 credits):
    • English   (2 courses: 6 credits)
    • Electives (6 courses: 18 credits)
  • Freshman Design (1 credit):
    • Engineering Design (1 credit)
  • Engineering Science Electives (3 credits):

            Choice of one course

    • Electrical Circuits  (3 credits)
    • Thermodynamics  (3 credits)

   CE Core (56 credits)

  • Civil Engineering Management (13 credits):
    • Structural & Site Plans (3 credits)
    • CE Management (3 credits)
    • CE System Analysis (3 credits)
    • Review of Fundamentals (1 credit)
    • Senior Design (3 credits)
  • Computational Methods (6 credits):
    • CE data analysis (3 credits)
    • Computational Methods (3 credits)
  • Engineering Mechanics (13 credits):
    • Statics (3 credits)
    • Strength of Materials (4 credits)
    • Dynamics (3 credits)
    • Fluid Mechanics (3 credits)
  • Structural Engineering (6 credits):
    • Structural Analysis (3 credits)
    • Reinforced Concrete (3 credits)
  • Environmental/Water Resources (9 credits):
    • Environmental Impact Assessment (3 credits)
    • Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering (3 credits)
    • Environmental Engineering (3 credits)
  • Transportation (6 credits):
    • Transportation Planning (3 credits)
    • Transportation Systems Engineering (3 credits)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (3 credits):
    • Soil Mechanics (3 credits)

   Specialization (12 credits)
            Choice of one specialty core (6 credits) plus two electives (6 credits):

  • Required courses for Structures option (6 credits):
    • Steel Design (3 credits)
    •  FE Analysis (3 credits)  
  • Required courses for Environmental option (6 credits):
    • Envir. Water Resources (3 credits) 
    • Envr. Engineering II (3 credits) 
  • Required courses for Transportation option (6 credits):
    • Traffic Engr. (3 credits) 
    • Highway Engr. (3 credits)
  • Specialization Electives (6 credits):
    • 2 courses for each specialization (6 credits)