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Curriculum in Construction Engineering

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

Leading to the degree bachelor of science.

Total credits required: Building Option –123.5, Heavy Option – 123.5, Electrical – 126.5, Mechanical – 125.5 cr.

See also Basic Program and Special Programs.

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

Communication Proficiency/Library requirements: Engl 150 and Engl 250 with minimum grade of C; Lib 160. (See Basic Program for credit requirements.) Business Communication Elective: one course from Engl 302, Engl 309 or Engl 314 with a minimum grade of C.

Social Sciences and Humanities: 12 cr.
Complete one of Psych 101, Psych 230, Psych 250, or Psych 280. Complete either Econ 101 or Econ 102. Complete 3 cr. from international perspectives and 3 cr. from U.S. diversity
approved list.

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.***; 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: 11 cr. (B, H); 12 cr. (E, M).
Stat 105, 3 cr.; Math 266, 3 cr. (B, H); Math 267, 4 cr. (E, M); Phys 222, 5 cr.

Construction Engineering Core: 24 cr. (B, H, E); 25 cr. (M)****.
E M 274, 3 cr.; E M 324, 3 cr.; Con E 421, 3 cr.; E M 378, 3 cr.; C E 332, 3 cr.; (See options for remaining option Core courses.)

Additional Required Courses: 35 cr. (B, H), 36 cr. (E, M) Con E 121, 1 cr.; Con E 122, 1 cr.; C E 170,|
2 cr.; C E 111, 3 cr.; Acct. 284, 3 cr.; Con E 221, 4 cr.; Con E 241, 3 cr.; Con E 251, 1 cr. Complete one 3 cr. Law Elective.2.; Con E 441, 3 cr.; Con E 487, 2 cr. and Con E 488, 3 cr.; Complete one 3 cr. Business Communication Elective from Engl 302, 309, or 3142. Complete one course from Math or Stat Elective, 3 cr. (B, H); 4 cr. (E, M)**

Select remaining courses from one of the following options:
Building Option:

Remaining Core courses (9 cr.)
C E 360, 3 cr.; Con E 322, 3 cr.; Con E 340, 3 cr.

Remaining option courses – 15 cr.
C E 333, 3 cr.; C E 334, 3 cr.; C E 383, 1 cr.; Con E 352, 3 cr.; Con E 353, 2 cr.; E M 327, 1 cr.; Complete 2 cr. from Engineering Topics Electives.**

Heavy Option:
Remaining Core courses (9 cr.)
C E 360, 3 cr.; Con E 322, 3 cr.; and Con E 340, 3 cr.

Remaining option courses – 15 cr.
C E 333, 3 cr.; C E 334, 3 cr.; C E 382, 3 cr.; E M 327, 1 cr. Complete 5 cr. of Engineering Topics Electives..**

Electrical Option:
Remaining Core courses (9 cr.)

M E 231, 3 cr.; E E 303, 3 cr. and E E 456, 3 cr.

Remaining option courses – 16 cr.
Con E 352, 3 cr.; Con E 353, 2 cr.; E E 201, 4 cr. E E 230, 4 cr. and E E 457, 3 cr.

Mechanical Option:
Remaining Core courses (10 cr.)

M E 231, 3 cr., M E 436, 4 cr., and M E 441, 3 cr.

Remaining option courses – 14 cr.
Con E 352, 3 cr.; Con E 353, 2 cr; E E 442, 2 cr. and E E 448, 2 cr.; M E 442, 3 cr.
Complete 2 cr. of Engineering Topics Electives.

Co-op/Internships - 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