Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, B.C.E.

The Bachelor of Civil Engineering program provides students with a solid background in structural, geotechnical, water resources, environmental, and transportation engineering.

Minimum hours required for degree: 129-130 (this does not include hours earned in the Engineering Cooperative Education Program Career Orientation classes) 

Admission to major: Admission to the Washkewicz College of Engineering

Grade restrictions: Civil Engineering students are limited to a total of two D grades in ESC 201, ESC 211, Civil Engineering courses and Civil Engineering technical electives

Major Requirements
Mathematics Required Courses (3 courses)
•MTH 181 - Calculus I
•MTH 182 - Calculus II
•MTH 283 - Multivariable Calculus For Engineers

Ethics Required Course (1 course)
•PHL 215 - Engineering Ethics

Science Required Courses (6 courses)
•CHM 261 - General Chemistry I
•CHM 266 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
•GEO 100 - Introductory Geology
•GEO 101 - Introductory Geology Laboratory
•PHY 241 - University Physics I
•PHY 242 - University Physics II

Co-Op Required Course
(Optional course for degree - required for Co-Op program)
•CSC 121 - Career Orientation

Engineering Science Required Courses (9-10 courses)
•ESC 100 - New Student Orientation (Not required for transfer students)
•ESC 102 - Technical Writing and Professional Communication
•ESC 120 - Introduction to Engineering Design
•ESC 151 - C Programming or ESC 152 - Programming with MATLAB
•ESC 201 - Statics (C grade or better required)
•ESC 202 - Dynamics
•ESC 211 - Strength Of Materials (C grade or better required)
•ESC 250 - Differential Equations For Engineers
•ESC 282 - Engineering Economy
•ESC 310 - Engineering Statistics And Probability

Civil Engineering Required Courses (17 courses)
•CVE 211 - Surveying
•CVE 212 - Surveying Laboratory
•CVE 310 - Strength Of Materials Laboratory
•CVE 312 - Structural Analysis I
•CVE 322 - Structural Steel Design
•CVE 331 - Introduction To Geotechnical Engineering
•CVE 332 - Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
•CVE 360 - Mechanics of Fluids and Basic Thermal Systems for Civil Engineers (C grade or better required)
•CVE 361 - Hydraulic Engineering
•CVE 362 - Hydraulics Laboratory
•CVE 371 - Environmental Engineering I
•CVE 374 - Environmental Engineering Lab
•CVE 403 - Construction Planning & Principles Of Estimating
•CVE 422 - Reinforced Concrete Design
•CVE 429 - Foundation Engineering
•CVE 446 - Transportation Engineering
•CVE 461 - Hydrologic Analysis

Civil Engineering Capstone Requirement (2 courses)
•CVE 426 - Preliminary Design
•CVE 427 - Capstone Design

Civil Engineering Elective Courses
(2 courses required - must be chosen from available 400-level Civil Engineering courses using the list below as a guide - CVE 450 through 454 cannot be used as technical electives)
•CVE 404 - Civil Engineering Systems Analysis
•CVE 423 - Prestressed Concrete
•CVE 424 - Nondestructive Evaluation
•CVE 428 - Structural Wood Design
•CVE 430 - Advanced Soil Mechanics
•CVE 431 - Advanced Foundations
•CVE 440 - Soil Stabilization & Decontamination
•CVE 441 - Traffic Flow Theory
•CVE 442 - Urban Transportation Planning
•CVE 447 - Highway Engineering
•CVE 462 - Open Channel Hydraulics
•CVE 463 - Water Resources Engineering
•CVE 464 - Ground-Water Hydrology