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Curriculum in Civil Engineering (Environmental emphasis)

Administered by the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Leading to the degree bachelor of science. Total credits required: 129.5. Also see 2007-2009 Student Guide to Civil Engineering. Also see Basic Program and Cooperative Programs.

Sophomore Year
Cr. Fall
R Technical Lecture—C E 1011
3 General Chemistry—Chem 178
1 Laboratory in General Chemistry— Chem 178L
2 Civil Engineering Synthesis I—C E 203
3 Differential Equations—Math 266
3 Statics—E M 274*
3 Written, Oral, Visual, and Electronic Composition—Engl 250
15
Cr. Spring
2 Civil Engineering Synthesis II—C E 204
3 Fundamentals of Public Speaking—Sp Cm 212
3 Elementary Organic Chemistry— Chem 231
1 Laboratory in Elementary Organic Chemistry—Chem 231L
3 Mechanics of Materials—E M 324*
1 Mechanics of Materials Laboratory—E M 327
3 Statistics elective2
16
Junior Year
Cr. Fall
3 Geology for Engineers—Geol 201
2 Professional Issues in Civil Engineering—C E 303*
3 Structural Analysis I—C E 332*
3 Soil Engineering—C E 360*
3 Mechanics of Fluids—E M 378*
3 Environmental Engineering Chemistry—C E 420
17
Cr. Spring
2 Civil Engineering Design and Construction—C E 304
3 Principles of Environmental Engineering—C E 326*
3 Introductory Biology—Biol 101
2 Introduction to Transportation Engineering—C E 355*
4 Engineering Hydrology and Hydraulics—C E 372*
3 Design of Concretes—C E 382
17
Senior Year
Cr. Fall
3 Reinforced Concrete Design I—C E 334
3 Environmental Biotechnology—C E 421
2 Civil Engineering Design I—C E 485
2 General Microbiology—Micro 201
3 Social science or haumanities elective4
3 Calculus III or numerical analysis elective3
17
Cr. Spring
R Civil Engineering Outcomes Assessment—C E 403
3 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Design—C E 428
3 Civil Engineering Design II—C E 486
3 Engineering topics elective5
6 Social sciences or humanities elective4
14

Communication Proficiency

Students receiving a grade of C or better in Engl 150 and 250 meet the proficiency requirement of the department. Students not meeting this condition must fulfill an advanced composition requirement specified in the 2007-2009 Student Guide to Civil Engineering.

1For transfer students only.

2Selected from a Department approved list of statistics electives.

3Either Calculus III—Math 265 or a numerical analysis elective chosen from a Department approved list.

4Selected from a Department approved list of social science or humanities electives. Six (6) credits must be at the 200 level or above. The University’s U.S. Diversity (DIV) and International Perspective (IP) requirements must also be met. Elective courses and procedures to meet the DIV and IP requirements are provided and maintained on-line by the University

5Selected from a Department approved list of engineering topics electives.

*Core professional curriculum. A student must have a minimum grade-point average of 2.00 in this group of courses in order to graduate.