Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering
Hours95 - 96 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Review records with department a minimum of one year before anticipated graduation date.
A maximum of 9 credit hours with D grades are allowed. Clearance for graduation will be denied until D credits are reduced to 9 hours or less.
Note: Students must be enrolled in seminar each semester from the time the major is declared until graduation, beginning with 100A/B and continuing through 400A/B. Transfer students, or students joining the major from another department, should start with 100 A/B and then see the Dept. Undergraduate Advisor for future placement.
requirement 5 Complete 1 course
Culminating design courses (technical elective):
requirement 6 Complete 4 courses
Technical Electives: Complete 4 additional technical elective courses from the following (NOTE: a course taken as a major requirement course may not double count as a technical elective course):
Note: 1 of the 4 technical elective courses may come from Eng T 497R or Me En 321.
Note: Only three credit hours of approved Study Abroad courses may be used to fill the technical electives.
requirement 7 Complete 2 options
option 7.2 Complete 1 course
option 7.3 Complete 1 course
option 7.4 Complete 1 course
Program Outcomes

Math and Science

a) An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

Experiments and Data

b) An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.


c) An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.


d) An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

Problem Solving

e) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

Ethics and Faith

f) An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.


g) An ability to communicate effectively.


h) The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

Life-long Learning and Service

i) A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

Contemporary Issues

j) A knowledge of contemporary issues.

Engineering Tools

k) An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.