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2017-2018 General Catalog 
2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Concentration, BS

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In addition to college requirements, a candidate for the BS degree in civil engineering will be expected to successfully complete the following requirements:

Group A Science Elective:

An additional three-credit hour science elective course is required to allow students to develop increased breadth in the basic sciences, while completing existing curricular requirements. Students should SELECT ONE COURSE from the following group.

Civil Engineering Design and Professional Courses

Students must take the courses in the following areas plus three additional electives* for a total of twenty-one hours credit. To meet the requirement, students may select elective courses (as indicated below) to specialize their degree program to suit their individual objectives.


  • CCE 4XXX Construction elective (3)
  • TTE 4XXX Transportation elective (3)

Environmental/Water Resources

Additional Electives

  • Group B Elective 1 (3) *
  • Group B Elective 2 (3) *
  • Group C Elective 1 (3) **

*Group B Engineering/Math/Science Elective:

Any 4000-level course offered by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering that isn’t being used to meet another requirement can be used to meet this requirement OR specified 3000 or 4000-level courses selected from engineering, math, or science departments at the university. See department for details.

**Group C Professional/Technical Elective:

A course outside of the CEE department emphasizing professional development, computing, and other professional/technical skills.

Suggested Academic Curriculum

Below is a suggested academic curriculum map which is subject to change. See a department advisor for current requirements.

Freshman Year

Total: 15

Total: 15

Summer Semester

  • Liberal Studies Elective (3)
  • Liberal Studies Elective (3)
  • Liberal Studies Elective (3)
  • Required Science Elective (3) *
Total: 12

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Total: 14

Total Semester Hours: 128

*It is recommended that the science elective be completed prior to the junior year.

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