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
|4 mathematics courses|
|4 engineering analysis and computer proficiency courses|
|4 units of basic science:|
|PHYSICS 135-2||General Physics|
|CHEM 131-0||General Chemistry 1|
|or CHEM 151-0||Accelerated General Chemistry 1|
|or CHEM 171-0||Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry|
|1 unit in biological sciences, or|
|CIV_ENV 203-0||Earth in the Anthropocene|
|or EARTH 201-0||Earth Systems Revealed|
|or EARTH 202-0||Earth's Interior|
|1 additional unit in biological sciences, chemistry, or physics, or|
|Earth Systems Revealed|
or EARTH 202-0
|Earth in the Anthropocene|
|3 design and communications courses|
|5 basic engineering courses:|
|CIV_ENV 216-0||Mechanics of Materials I|
|MECH_ENG 241-0||Fluid Mechanics I|
|MECH_ENG 222-0||Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics - I|
|or BMD_ENG 250-0||Thermodynamics|
|or CHEM_ENG 211-0||Thermodynamics|
|CIV_ENV 306-0||Uncertainty Analysis|
|CIV_ENV 304-0||Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis|
|7 social sciences/humanities courses|
|5 unrestricted electives|
See general requirements for details.
Major Program (16 units)1
|2 Basic Courses: choose 2 from below|
|CIV_ENV 220-0||Structural Art|
|CIV_ENV 201-0||Engineering Possibilities: Decision Science in the Age of Smart Technologies|
|CIV_ENV 202-0||Biological and Ecological Principles|
|4 Civil Engineering Breadth|
|CIV_ENV 221-0||Theory of Structures I|
|CIV_ENV 250-0||Earth Surface Engineering|
|CIV_ENV 260-0||Environmental Systems and Processes|
|CIV_ENV 371-0||Introduction to Transportation Planning and Analysis|
|or CIV_ENV 376-0||Transportation System Operations|
|4 Focus Areas 2,3|
Architectural Engineering & Design
|1 Capstone Design 4|
|CIV_ENV 382-1||Capstone Design I|
|CIV_ENV 382-2||Capstone Design II|
|5 Technical Electives 5|
|Professional Development 6|
|CIV_ENV 301-1||Professional Development Seminar I|
Must select from an approved list available in Undergraduate CIV_ENV Handbook; must choose from at least 2 focus areas; 1 of the 4 units must be design3.
Design is defined as courses taught by licensed Professional Engineer or equivalent as defined by ABET and use appropriate codes and/or standards.
Design component must be different from one of the design areas taken in the focus area.
300 level or higher in mathematics, science, engineering, or another area supporting the area of specialization; GEN_ENG 220-1 Analy/Comp Graph and GEN_ENG 220-2 Analy/Comp Graph II may count toward this requirement; only 1 unit of CIV_ENV 399-0 Projects may be counted; no 399 from another department is accepted. Choose from an approved list available in Undergraduate CIV_ENV Handbook.
0.34 units may count towards unrestricted electives.