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Civil Engineering - BS


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College of Engineering

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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  • For more information about Civil Engineering, see the Civil and Environmental Engineering department.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is  MATH 2250 - Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (QI) 

 

Pre-Professional Program

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing*

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.3 GPA or higher in math, science, & engineering courses.
*Minimum 2.5 High School GPA, 17 ACT and 90 Admission Index  

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CEE 1880: Civil and Environmental Engineering Orientation and Computer Applications  *

1  

 

BIOL 1010: Biology and the Citizen (BLS) 

 

3  

(fulfills the Breadth Life Sciences (BLS)  requirement)

CEE 2240: Engineering Surveying  *

3  

 

ENGR 2270: Computer Engineering Drafting  *

2  

 

CHEM 1210: Principles of Chemistry I  *

4  

 

MATH 1220: Calculus II (QL)  *

4  

(fulfills the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  or Exploration requirement)

CHEM1215: Chemical Principles Laboratory I  *

1  

 

PHYS 2210: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (BPS/QI)  *

4  

 

MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)  *

4  

Math Placement  
(fulfills the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  or Exploration requirement)

PHYS 2215: Physics for Scientists and Engineers Lab I  *

1  

 

Breadth American Institutions (BAI)  

3

Select a course from the list

Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)  

3

Select a course from the list

Total Credits: 16   Total Credits: 17  
Comments

*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program .

Though not required, students are encouraged to take  USU 1010 - University Connections (1-3)  or  ENGR 1940 - Women in Engineering Seminar (1)  . 

Comments

*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program .

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CS 1400: Introduction to Computer Science--CS 1  *

 4  

 

ENGR 2030: Engineering Mechanics Dynamics  *

3  

 

MATH 2210: Multivariable Calculus (QI)  *

3  

 

ENGR 2140: Mechanics of Materials  *

3  

 

ENGR 2010: Engineering Mechanics Statics  *

3  

 

ENGR 2210: Fundamental Electronics for Engineers  OR MAE 2300: Thermodynamics I  

3  OR 3  

Choose one option

GEO 1110: Physical Geology (BPS)  

3 

 

(fulfills the Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)  requirement)

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)  *

3  

Engineering English 

 

GEO 1115: Physical Geology Laboratory  

1  

 

MATH 2250: Linear Algebra and Differential Equations (QI)  *

4 

 
(fulfills the Quantitative Intensive (QI)  requirement)
Total Credits: 14   Total Credits: 16  
Comments

*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program 

 
Comments   

*Required for admission to the Professional Engineering Program 

Apply for admission to the professional program.

 

Professional Engineering Program

Admissions Requirements for this Program

To be admitted to the professional program, students must:

- Have an institution GPA of 2.3 or higher in the pre-professional courses (denoted with an asterisk *).

- Pass all of the courses in the pre-professional program with a C- or better (denoted with an asterisk *).

- Have no more than 3 repeats total in the pre-professional courses. Multiple repeats of the same course and audits are included in the total of 3 repeats.

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CEE 3160: Civil Engineering Materials  

2  

 

Civil Engineering Group A Elective 

 

3

 

CEE 3165: Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory   1     Civil Engineering Group A Elective   3  

CEE 3500: Civil and Environmental Engineering Fluid Mechanics  

3  

 

CEE 3880: Civil and Environmental Design I 

 
  1  

 

CEE 3610: Environmental Management  

3  

 

Civil Engineering Group A Elective  

3

 

CEE 4200: Engineering Economics  

3  

 

Civil Engineering Group A Elective  

3

 

ENGR 3080: Technical Communication for Engineers (CI)  

3  

 

Depth Social Sciences (DSS)  

3

Select a course from the list

Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)  

3

Select a course from the list

 

 

 
Total Credits: 17   Total Credits: 16  
Comments

Civil Engineering Professional Program Requirements  

Comments

Passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam is part of the degree requirements. It is highly recommended students take the exam before fall semester of the senior year.

Civil Engineering Professional Program Requirements 

 

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CEE 4870: Civil and Environmental Design II (CI)  

2  

(fulfills the Communications Intensive (CI)  requirement)

CEE 4880 - Civil and Environmental Design III (CI)  

2  

(fulfills the Communications Intensive (CI)  requirement)

Civil Engineering Technical Elective   

3

 

Environmental Engineering Group A Elective  

3

 

Civil Engineering Technical Elective  

3

 

Civil Engineering Group A Elective  

 

3

 

Civil Engineering Technical Elective  

3

 

Civil Engineering Group A Elective  

 

4

 

Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)  

2-3

Select a course from the list

Civil Engineering Technical Elective  

3

 
Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3 Select a course from the list      
Total Credits: 16-17   Total Credits: 15  
Comments

Civil Engineering Professional Program Requirements 

 
Comments

Meet with your advisor to fill out your graduation application as soon as you have registered for your last semester.

Civil Engineering Professional Program Requirements 

Total Program Credits: 127-128

 

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