The Degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers one program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering. The course requirements of the degree involve a total of 150 credits divided into the following pools:

General Education Requirements (27 cr.)

Core Requirements (47 cr.)

BIO 204, CHM 211, CHM 271, EEN 205, ENG 201, ENG 202, MAT 213, MAT 215, MAT 224, MAT 235, MAT 326, MAT 339, MEN 201, MEN 215, PHS 206, PHS 275, GEO 201

Major Requirements (58 cr.)

CEN 202, CEN 203, CEN 250, CEN 251, CEN 270, CEN 204, CEN 210, CEN 311, CEN 220, CEN 325, CEN 221, CEN 271, CEN 330, CEN 343, CEN 443, CEN 360, CEN 361, CEN 392, CEN 462, CEN 463, CEN 465, CEN 430, CEN 431, CEN 440, CEN 598, CEN 599.

Approved Professional Training (1 cr.)

CEN 489

Technical Electives (12 cr.)

Choose any four courses from the following pool: CEN 370, CEN 393, CEN 407, CEN 450, CEN 461, CEN 471, CEN 493, CEN 510, CEN 520, CEN 521, CEN 522, CEN 523, CEN 524, CEN 530, CEN 531, CEN 541, CEN 543, CEN 544, CEN 560, CEN 580, CEN 581, CEN 594, MEN 400.

Or you may choose to follow a concentration on one of the tracks below:

Concentration A: Structural and Material Engineering

CEN 407, CEN 493, CEN 510, CEN 520, CEN 521, CEN 522, CEN 523, CEN 524, CEN 541, CEN 580, CEN 581, CEN 594, MEN 400.

Concentration B: GeoEnvironmental Engineering

CEN 393, CEN 461, CEN 493, CEN 530, CEN 531, CEN 560, CEN 580, CEN 581, CEN 594

Concentration C: Transportation and Planning Engineering

CEN 393, CEN 450, CEN 493, CEN 543, CEN 544, CEN 594.

Concentration D: Construction Management

CEN 370, CEN 393, CEN 471, CEN 493, CEN 594.

Free Electives (5 cr.)

Include any course offered of particular interest, of sophomore level (200 level) or above.

Suggested Program (150 credits)

Year 1
Fall Semester I (17 Credits)
CEN 202 Statics 3 cr.
PHS 206 Heat, Vibration and Waves 3 cr.
ENL 213 Sophomore English Rhetoric (GER) 3 cr.
CEN 270 Engineering Graphics 1 cr.
CEN 271 Civil Engineering CAD 1 cr.
ENG 201 Introduction to Engineering 3 cr.
MAT 213 Calculus III 3 cr.
 
Spring Semester I (16 Credits)
CEN 203 Mechanics of Materials 3 cr.
CEN 250 Surveying 2 cr.
CEN 251 Field Surveying 1 cr.
PHS 275 Experimental Physics 1 cr.
ENG 202 Computers and Engineering 3 cr.
MAT 224 Calculus IV 3 cr.
MAT 215 Linear Algebra I 3 cr.
 
Summer Session I (9 Credits)
ENL 230 English in the Workplace (GER) 3 cr.
___ ___ General Education Requirements 3 cr.
___ ___ General Education Requirements 3 cr.
 
Year 2
Fall Semester II (16 Credits)
CEN 204 Mechanics of Materials Laboratory 1 cr.
CEN 210 Structures I 3 cr.
CEN 220 Soil Mechanics 3 cr.
MAT 235 Ordinary Differential Equations 3 cr.
GEO 201 Physical Geology 3 cr.
CHM 211 Principles of Chemistry 3 cr.
 
Spring Semester II (17 Credits)
CEN 311 Structures II 3 cr.
CEN 221 Soil Mechanics Laboratory 1 cr.
CHM
EEN
271
205
Principle of Chemistry Laboratory
Electric Circuits
1 cr.
3 cr.
MEN 215 Introduction to thermal and fluid sciences 3 cr.
MEN 201 Dynamics 3 cr.
BIO 204 Environmental Biology 3 cr.
 
Summer Session II (9 Credits)
MAT 339 Numerical Analysis 3cr
___ ___ General Education Requirements 3 cr.
___ ___ General Education Requirements 3 cr.
       
Year 3
Fall Semester III (17 Credits)
MAT 326 Probability & Statistics for Engineers 3 cr.
CEN 392 Engineering Economy 3 cr.
___ ___ General Education Requirements 3 cr.
CEN 330 Concrete Design I 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 2cr.
CEN 360 Hydraulics 3 cr.
 
Spring Semester III (16 Credits)
CEN 430 Concrete Design II 3 cr.
CEN 343 Transportation Engineering I 3 cr.
CEN 361 Hydraulics Laboratory 1 cr.
CEN 325 Shallow Foundations 3 cr.
CEN 463 Water & Waste Water Networks 3 cr.
___ ___ General Education Requirements             3 cr.
 
Summer Session III (1 Credit)
CEN 489 Approved Professional Training 1 cr.
 
Year 4
Fall Semester IV (17 Credits)
CEN 462 Environmental Engineering 3 cr.
CEN 443 Transportation Engineering II 3 cr.
CEN 431 Concrete & Pavement Design Laboratory 1 cr.
___ ___ Technical Elective 3 cr.
CEN 440 Steel Design 3 cr.
___ ___ Technical Elective 3 cr.
CEN 598 Engineering Design I 1 cr.
 
Spring Semester IV (15 Credits)
CEN 599 Engineering Design II 2 cr.
CEN 465 Environmental Engineering Laboratory 1 cr.
___ ___ General Education Requirements 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ Technical Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ Technical Elective 3 cr.