Details about Curriculum

Recommended sequence of courses and their pre-requisites (Curriculum Matrix)

 

BREADTH (66 credits)

Liberal Arts (24 credits)

  • English - ENGL 11000 Freshman Composition, ENGL 21007 Technical Writing
  • Electives - 6 courses selected per GSOE policies noted at the bottom of the curriculum matrix

Science (35 credits)

  • Chemistry - CHEM 10300 General Chemistry I, CHEM 10400 General Chemistry II
  • Computer Science - CSc 10200 Intro to Computing
  • Math - MATH 20100 Calculus I, MATH 21200 Calculus II, MATH 21300 Calculus III, MATH 39100 Differential Equations, MATH 34600 Linear Algebra
  • Physics - PHYS 20700 General Physics I, PHYS 20800 General Physics II
  • Science Elective - choose one
    • BIO 10100 Biological Foundations
    • EAS 32800 Global Environmental Hazards

Engineering Science Elective (3 credits) - choose one

  • ENGR 20400  Electrical Circuits
  • ENGR 23000  Thermodynamics 

 

CIVIL ENGINEERING CORE (56 credits)

Professionalism (13 credits)

  • CE 10100  Intro to Civil Engineering
  • CE 20900  Structural and Site Plans 
  • CE 40100  Review of Engineering Fundamentals 
  • CE 40500  CE Management
  • CE 50900  Senior Design Project 

Computational Methods (9 credits)

  • CE 26400  CE Data Analysis 
  • CE 31500  Computational Methods in CE
  • CE 31600  CE Decision and System Analysis

Environmental Engineering / Water Resources (12 credits)

  • CE 35000  Fluid Mechanics
  • CE 37200  Environmental Impact Assessment
  • CE 36500  Hydraulic Engineering
  • CE 47400  Environmental Engineering

Structural and Geotechnical Engineering (22 credits)

  • CE 23100  Statics
  • CE 33200  Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
  • CE 34000  Structural Analysis
  • CE 34500  Soil Mechanics
  • CE 43500  Dynamics of CE Systems
  • CE 44100  Reinforced Concrete

Transportation (6 credits)

  • CE 32600  Transportation Planning
  • CE 32700  Transportation Systems Engineering

 

CIVIL ENGINEERING SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES (12 credits)

Environmental Engineering / Water Resources Specialization

Core Courses - take both:
CE 56600  Engineering Hydrology
CE 58300  Air Pollution and Control  OR  CE 58400 - Solid Waste Management

Elective Courses - choose 2:
CE 48200  Water and Wastewater Treatment
CE 51003  Independent Study
CE 57100  Water Quality Analysis
CE 58300  Air Pollution and Control
CE 58400  Solid Waste Management
Engr 30100  Intro to Satellite Remote Sensing
Engr 59910  Intro to GIS
Chem 26100  Organic Chemistry

Structures Specialization

Core Courses - take both:
CE 44200  Structural Design 
CE 44000  Finite Element Analysis of Structures  

Elective Courses - choose 2:
CE 51003  Independent Study 
CE 53000  Advanced Strength of Materials 
CE 54000  Highway Engineering
CE 55000  Advanced Reinforced Concrete 
CE 55500  Concrete Sustainability
CE 59000  Foundation Engineering
ME 46100  Engineering Materials

Transportation Specialization

Core Courses - take both:
CE 52000   Traffic Engineering
CE 54000   Highway Engineering

Elective Courses - choose 2:
CE 51003   Independent Study
CE 52500   Geometric Design of Facilities
CE 52600   Rail System Design
CE 54100   Highway and Airport Design
CE 54500   Urban Transportation
CE 54700   Urban Freight
CE 54800   Transit Systems
CE 56600   Engineering Hydrology
CE 59000   Foundation Engineering
ENGR 59910 Intro to GIS 

Multidisciplinary Specialization

Select 4 of the core courses from the other three specializations