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Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Curriculum Table

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First Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
MATH 1451, Calculus I 4 MATH 1452, Calculus II 4
CHEM 1307, Principles of Chemistry I 3 ENGL 1302, Advanced College Rhetoric 3
CHEM 1107, Principles of Chemistry I Lab 1 CE 1305, Engineering Analysis I or
ENGR 1315, Intro. to Engineering
3
ENGL 1301, Essentials Of College Rhetoric 3 PHYS 1408, Principles of Physics I 4
HIST 2300, U.S. History (to 1877) 3 CHEM 1308, Principles of Chemistry II 3
ENGR 1207, Engineering Graphics: Software B 2 CHEM 1108, Principles of Chemistry II Lab 1
CE 1130, Civil Engineering Seminar I 1
TOTAL: 17 TOTAL: 18

Second Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
MATH 2450, Calculus III 4 MATH 3350, Higher Mathematics for Engineers & Scientists 3
ECE 3301, General Electrical Engineering or
PHYS 2401, Principles of Physics II
3/4 ME 2322, Engineering Thermodynamics I or
IE 2324, Engineering Economic Analysis
3
CE 2301, Statics 3 CE 3303, Mechanics of Solids 3
CONE 2302, Surveying 3 CE 3305, Mechanics of Fluids 3
POLS 1301, American Government & Organization 3 MATH 3342, Statistics or
IE 3341, Statistics
3
CE 2101, Construction Materials Laboratory 1
TOTAL: 17/18 TOTAL: 15

Third Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
CE 3440, Structural Analysis I 4 CE 3372, Water Systems Design 3
CE 3354, Engineering Hydrology 3 CE 3341, Principles of Structural Design 3
CE 3309, Environmental Engineering 3 CE 3302, Dynamics 3
CE 3171, Environmental Engineering Laboratory 1 CE 3321, Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 3
CE 3105, Mechanics of Fluids Laboratory 1 CE 3121, Geotechnical Engineering Lab 1
CE 3103, Mechanics of Solids Laboratory 1 POLS 2302, American Public Policy 3
HIST 2301, U.S. History (since 1877) 3
TOTAL: 16 TOTAL: 16

Fourth Year

Fall Spring
Course Hours Course Hours
CE 4343, Design of Concrete Structures 3 CE 4330, Design of Engineering Systems 3
Elective (Humanities) ^ 3 Basic Science Elective * 3
Elective (Design) + 3 ENGR 4392, Engineering Ethics & Its Impact 3
CE 4361, Transportation Engineering 3 Elective (Design) + 3
Oral Communication ^^ 3 CE 4101, Fund of Engineering Exam Review 1
CE 4200, Professional Engineering Practice Issues 2
TOTAL: 17 TOTAL: 13

Additional Information

^ Humanities elective should satisfy both multicultural and visual and performing arts requirements of the core curriculum. Obtain departmental approval before enrolling in courses to satisfy humanities elective.

^^ Oral Communication Elective − Please click here to see the list of Oral Communication courses available.

* Basic Science Elective − Must choose one course from the following list:

+ Design electives shall be selected from the following list:

Accreditation

The bachelor of science in civil engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,
http://www.abet.org.

Accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
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