Civil Engineering Degree

Students must also complete the Undergraduate Registration Requirement and the degree requirements of their home school.

Requirements (48 units)

Core courses (32 units)1 

Course Title
4 mathematics courses
4 engineering analysis and computer proficiency courses
4 units of basic science: 2
General Physics
General Chemistry 1
Accelerated General Chemistry 1
Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry
1 unit in biological sciences, or
Earth in the Anthropocene
Earth Systems Revealed
Earth's Interior
1 additional unit in biological sciences, chemistry, or physics, or
Earth Systems Revealed
Earth's Interior
Earth in the Anthropocene
3 design and communications courses
5 basic engineering courses:
Mechanics of Materials I
Fluid Mechanics I
Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics - I
Uncertainty Analysis
Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis
7 social sciences/humanities courses
5 unrestricted electives
1 unit of unrestricted electives is from Chemistry lab, PHYSICS 136-2, and CIV_ENV 301-1

Major Program (16 units)1 

Course Title
2 Basic Courses: choose 2 from below
Structural Art
Engineering Possibilities: Decision Science in the Age of Smart Technologies
Biological and Ecological Principles
4 Civil Engineering Breadth
Theory of Structures I
Earth Surface Engineering
Environmental Systems and Processes
Introduction to Transportation Planning and Analysis
Transportation System Operations
4 Focus Areas 2,3
Architectural Engineering & Design
1 Capstone Design
Capstone Design I
Capstone Design II
5 Technical Electives 4
Professional Development 5
Professional Development Seminar I