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  Nov 17, 2017
 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Engineering Major, BS in Civil Engineering


Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering


 

First Year

Hours Credit

CHEM 120 * or CHEM 128 *, CHEM 130 * or CHEM 138 * 8
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 *, ENGL 102 * 6
EF 105 , EF 151 * or EF 157 *, EF 152 * or EF 158 * 9
MATH 141 * or MATH 147 *, MATH 142 * or MATH 148 * 8
   

Second Year

 
 * or  *   4
CE 205 *, CE 210 , CE 262 ,   12
  2
MATH 231 , MATH 241  or MATH 247  7
2Science Elective 3-4
STAT 251  3
   

Third Year

 
Arts and Humanities Elective* 3
 , CE 305 ,  , CE 321 , CE 331 , CE 355 ,  , CE 381 ,   24
Cultures and Civilizations Electives* 6
   

Fourth Year

 
 , CE 401 , CE 442  7
1Civil Engineering Concentration Electives 6
1Civil Engineering Concentration Labs 2
3Civil Engineering/Technical Electives 9
Arts and Humanities Elective* 3
Social Sciences Elective*  3
  1
   
 

Total 126-127

   
*Meets University General Education Requirement . All electives must be pre-approved by the advisor and the department head.
1 Students must select 2 of the following concentration sequences: environmental sequence (CE 481 , CE 482 ), geotechnical sequence (CE 430 , CE 432 ), structural sequence (CE 461 , CE 463 ), transportation sequence (CE 455 , CE 456 ), water resources sequence (CE 494 , CE 496 ).
2 Students select from BIOL 101 , BIOL 102 , BIOL 130 , BIOL 140 , BIOL 157 ; Environmental Engineering 513; ESS 462 ; GEOG 131 , GEOG 410 ; GEOL 101 , GEOL 103 , GEOL 107 .
3 Must be approved by advisor.

Five-Year BS/MS Program


The department offers a 5-year BS-MS program with a BS (major in civil engineering) and an MS (major in civil or environmental engineering) for qualified students. The primary component of the program is that qualified students may take up to 6 hours of approved graduate courses for their senior undergraduate electives and have them count toward both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Significant components of the program are:

  • Students must have an overall GPA of 3.4 in required course work. Conditional admission to the 5-year program may be granted after completion of 65 hours of required course work, while full admission may be granted after the completion of 96 hours of required course work with a minimum GPA of 3.4.
  • Admission must be approved by the department, the College of Engineering, and the Graduate School.
  • Students must at least be conditionally admitted to the program prior to taking courses that receive credit for both the BS and MS degrees. All courses taken for graduate credit must be approved by the chair of the department and the Graduate School.
  • Students will not be eligible for assistantships until they complete their bachelor’s degree.

Honors Concentration


Students who wish to pursue the honors civil engineering concentration will normally be part of the Chancellor’s Honors Program. Candidates for the honors civil engineering concentration must complete the following requirements.

  • First-year courses for honors concentrations in the engineering majors.
  • Two upper-division honors courses in civil engineering via honors-by-contract or CE 407 . The contract must be submitted to the Chancellor’s Honors Program for approval by the third week of the semester.
  • A minimum of 3-credit hours of an honors senior project course. This requirement may be satisfied by CE 407  or by enrolling in the honors section of the senior capstone design course (CE 400 ).