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Curriculum in Civil Engineering (General)

Administered by the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.

Leading to the degree bachelor of science.

Total credits required: 131.5* See also Basic Program and Special Programs.

International Perspectives: 3 cr.*
U.S. Diversity: 3 cr.*

Communication Proficiency/Library requirement:
Engl 150 and Engl 250 with minimum grade of C); Lib 160. (See Basic Program for credit requirements.)

Social Sciences and Humanities: 12 cr.**
Complete 12 cr. with 6 cr. at 200-level or above.

Basic Program: 26.5 cr.****
Complete with 2.00 GPA including transfer courses: Chem 167 or Chem 177, 4 cr.; Engl 150, 3 cr. and Engl 250, 3 cr. (see above for grade requirements); Engr 101, R cr.; C E 160, 3 cr.3; Lib 160, 0.5 cr.; Math 165, 4 cr. and Math 166, 4 cr.; and Phys 221, 5 cr. (See Basic Program rule.)

Math and Physical Science: 17 cr. (18 cr.)*
Chem 177L, 1 cr.; Chem 178, 3 cr. and Chem 178L, 1 cr., or Phys 222 5 cr.; Geol 201, 3 cr.; Math 266, 3 cr. Complete 3 cr. Statistics Electives.** Complete 3 cr. Numerical Analysis Electives.**

C E Engineering Core: 30 cr.****
E M 274, 3 cr.; E M 324, 3 cr.; E M 345, 3 cr.; E M 378, 3 cr. C E 305, 3 cr.; C E 326, 3 cr.; C E 332, 3 cr.; C E 355, 2 cr.; C E 360, 3 cr.; and C E 372, 4 cr.

Other Remaining Courses: 45 cr.
C E 105, 1 cr.; C E 111, 3 cr.; C E 170, 2 cr.; C E 205, 3 cr.; C E 306, 3 cr.; C E 333, 3 cr.; C E 334, 3 cr.; C E 382, 3 cr.; C E 453, 4 cr.; C E 485, 2 cr.; C E 486, 3 cr.; E M 327, 1 cr.; Sp Cm 212, 3 cr. Complete 11 cr. Engineering Topics Electives.**

Seminar/Co-op/Internships: R cr.
C E 403, R. cr.

Co-op/Internship optional.

*1These university requirements will add to the minimum credits of the program unless the university-approved courses are also approved by the department to meet other course
requirements within the degree program.
U.S. diversity and international perspectives courses may not be taken Pass/Not Pass.
**Choose from department approved list.
***See Basic Program for Professional Engineering Curricula for accepted substitutions for curriculum designated courses in the Basic Program.
****2.00 required including transfer courses.
Note: Students who opt for Phys 222 rather than Chem 178, 178L will complete 18 cr. here which will increase the total number of credits required by 1.

Curriculum in Civil Engineering with Environmental Option

Administered by the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.
Leading to the degree bachelor of science.

Total credits required: 130.5. See also Basic Program and Special Programs.

International Perspectives: 3 cr.*
U.S. Diversity: 3 cr.*

Communication Proficiency/Library requirement: Engl 150 and Engl 250 with minimum grade of C); Lib 160. (See Basic Program for credit requirements.)

Social Sciences and Humanities: 12 cr.**
Complete 12 cr. with 6 cr. at 200-level or above.

Basic Program: 26.5 cr.****
Complete with 2.00 GPA including transfer courses: Chem 167 or Chem 177, 4 cr.; Engl 150, 3 cr. and Engl 250, 3 cr. (see above for grade requirements); Engr 101, R cr.; C E 160, 3 cr.3; Lib 160, 0.5 cr.; Math 165, 4 cr. and Math 166, 4 cr.; and Phys 221, 5 cr. (See Basic Program rule.)

Math and Physical Science: 26 cr.
Chem 177L, 1 cr.; Chem 178, 3 cr. and Chem 178L, 1 cr., Biol 173 or 211, 3 cr.; Chem 231, 3 cr., and Chem 231L, 1 cr.; Geol 201, 3 cr.; Math 266, 3 cr.; Micro 201, 2 cr. Complete 3 cr. Statistics Electives2. Complete 3 cr. Numerical Analysis Electives.**

C E/Env Engineering Core: 27 cr.****
E M 274, 3 cr.; E M 324, 3 cr.; E M 378, 3 cr.; C E 305, 3 cr.; C E 326, 3 cr.; C E 332, 3 cr.; C E 355, 2 cr.; C E 360, 3 cr.; and C E 372, 4 cr.

Other Remaining Courses: 39 cr. C E 105, 1 cr.; C E 111, 3 cr.; C E 170, 2 cr.; C E 205, 3 cr.; C E 306, 3 cr.; C E 334, 3 cr.; C E 382, 3 cr.; C E 420, 3 cr.; C E 421, 3 cr.; C E 428, 3 cr.; C E 485, 2 cr.; C E 486, 3 cr.;
E M 327, 1 cr.; Sp Cm 212, 3 cr. Complete 3 cr. Engineering Topics Electives.**

Seminar/Co-op/Internships: R cr.
C E 403, R. cr.

Co-op/Internship optional.
*These university requirements will add to the minimum credits of the program unless the university-approved courses are also approved by the department to meet other course requirements within the degree program.U.S. diversity and international perspectives courses may not be taken Pass/Not Pass.
**Choose from department approved list.
***See Basic Program for Professional Engineering Curricula for accepted substitutions for curriculum designated courses in the Basic Program.
****2.00 required including transfer courses.