Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree program. Students in our program receive high quality instruction in each of the 5 sub-disciplines in civil engineering: environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. Our students are exposed to hands-on opportunities to put their knowledge to work by participating in laboratory courses, internships, and research projects. Our graduates are poised to enter graduate programs and careers in industry and consulting. The department has adopted the student outcomes established by ABET. Achieving these outcomes establishes the foundation for achieving the program educational objectives. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Degree Requirements

To meet the requirements for graduation, a student must successfully complete the required 120 credits of course work with a minimum overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.0 in civil and environmental engineering courses.

Subject Area Total Credit Hours
English 6
Math and Basic Science 35
Social Science/Humanities 6
African-American Studies 3
ROTC/Physical Education 1
Engineering 66
Free Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 120

See Undergraduate Curriculum Handbook (PDF) for more information.

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