Civil Engineering: BS Sample Curriculum

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Contact the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Department for specific degree requirements corresponding to a particular catalog year.

128 semester credit hours are required to complete this degree.

Freshman Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 1350 Calculus 1 for Engineers
CHEN 1211 Engr. General Chemistry
CHEM 1221 Engr. General Chem Lab
CVEN 1317 Intro to Civil Engineering
GEEN 1400 Engineering Projects
14
4
4
1
2
3
Spring Semester
APPM 1360 Calculus 2 for Engineers
AREN 2830 Drawing/Geomatics
PHYS 1110 General Physics 1
CHEN 1310 Intro Engr. Computing
HSS Elective*
17
4
3
4
3
3
Sophomore Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
APPM 2350 Calculus for Engineers
CVEN 2121 Analytical Mechanics 1
PHYS 1120 General Physics 2
PHYS 1140 Experimental Physics
CVEN 3698 Engineering Geology
15
4
3
4
1
3
Spring Semester
APPM 2360 Diff Eq with Linear Algebra
CVEN 3161 Mechanics of Materials 1
CVEN 3313 Theoretical Fluid Mechanics
AREN 2110 Thermodynamics
HSS Elective*
16
4
3
3
3
3
Junior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
CVEN 3246 Intro to Construction
CVEN 3323 Hydraulic Engineering
CVEN 3414 Fund. of Env. Eng.
CVEN 3525 Structural Analysis
CVEN 3708 Geotechnical Engr 1
HSS Elective*
18
3
3
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
CVEN XXXX Proficiency I**
CVEN 3111 Analytical Mechanics II
CVEN 3227 Probability, Stats, Decision
Free Elective
College-approved Writing Course***
15
3
3
3
3
3
Senior Year Credits   Credits
Fall Semester
CVEN 4897 Professional Issues
CEAE Technical Elective
CEAE Technical Elective
CVEN XXXX Proficiency II**
Free Elective
Upper-Division HSS Eelctive*
17
2
3
3
3
3
3
Spring Semester
CVEN 4899 Senior Design Project
Technical Elective
Technical Elective
CEAE XXXX Proficiency III**
Upper Division HSS Elective*
16
4
3
3
3
3

* When selecting humanities and social sciences (HSS) electives, students should consult the college’s degree requirements in this area.

** Students select 3 proficiency courses from among: CVEN 3256 Const. Equipment & Methods, CVEN 3718 Geotechnical Engineering II, CVEN 3424 Water and Wastewater Treatment, CVEN 4333 Engineering Hydrology, and CVEN 4545 Steel Design/CVEN 4555 Reinforced Concrete.

*** A list of college-approved writing courses can be found on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Writing page.

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