Bachelor of Science with a Major in Civil Engineering, Medical Preparation Option
The degree program for the bachelor of science in civil engineering, medical preparation option, focuses on proficiency in mathematics through differential equations, probability and statistics, calculus-based physics, and general chemistry; and the ability to conduct laboratory experiments and to critically analyze and interpret data. The curriculum prepares students to use their technical knowledge and expertise in mathematics, science, and engineering to identify, formulate, and solve problems involving design, experimentation, and analysis of a wide variety of civil engineering applications with special emphasis on the medical field.
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Bachelor of Science With a Second Major in Civil Engineering
Any undergraduate student who is enrolled at GW, may declare a second major in civil engineering only if their primary degree is a bachelor of science and the student must follow all the same degree requirements as those receiving a bachelor of science in civil engineering which include SEAS general, major, engineering electives, humanities/social science, and SEAS/technical GPA requirements. See the University Bulletin for more information on BS in Civil Engineering curriculum requirements for all the courses needed to complete the second major.
All other scenarios (BA, BBA, BFA, etc.) require the student to complete a double degree.
Graduation grade-point average criteria:
To satisfactorily complete a second major in civil engineering, a student must have a minimum grade-point average of 2.2 in all technical engineering courses outlined in the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth semesters of the curriculum.
Recommended program of study
|CE 1010||Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering|
|CHEM 1111||General Chemistry I 1|
|MATH 1231||Single-Variable Calculus I 1|
|SEAS 1001||Engineering Orientation|
|UW 1020||University Writing 1|
|One humanities or social sciences elective 2|
|CHEM 1112||General Chemistry II 1|
|CSCI 1121||Introduction to C Programming|
|MAE 1004||Engineering Drawing and Computer Graphics|
|MATH 1232||Single-Variable Calculus II 1|
|PHYS 1021||University Physics I 1|
|APSC 2057||Analytical Mechanics I|
|APSC 2113||Engineering Analysis I|
& BISC 1125
|Introductory Biology: Cells and Molecules|
and Introduction to Cells and Molecules Laboratory 3
|MATH 2233||Multivariable Calculus 1|
|PHYS 1022||University Physics II 1|
|One humanities or social sciences elective 2|
|APSC 2058||Analytical Mechanics II|
& BISC 1126
|Introductory Biology: The Biology of Organisms|
and Introduction to Organisms Laboratory
|CE 2210||Engineering Computations|
|CE 2220||Introduction to the Mechanics of Solids|
|CE 2710||Introduction to Transportation Engineering|
|GEOL 1001||Physical Geology 1|
|CE 3110W||Civil Engineering Materials|
|CE 3111W||Civil Engineering Materials Lab|
|CE 3230||Structural Theory I|
|CHEM 2151||Organic Chemistry I 1|
|CHEM 2153||Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 1|
|ECE 2110||Circuit Theory|
|MAE 3126||Fluid Mechanics I|
|CE 3240||Structural Theory II|
|CE 3310||Reinforced Concrete Structures|
|CE 3520||Environmental Engineering I: Water Resources and Water Quality|
|CE 3521||Environmental Engineering Laboratory|
|CE 3611||Hydraulics Laboratory|
|CHEM 2152||Organic Chemistry II 1|
|CHEM 2154||Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 1|
|CE 4320||Metal Structures|
|CE 4341||Senior Design Project I|
|CE 4410||Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering|
|CE 4411||Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory|
|CE 4530||Environmental Engineering II: Water Supply and Pollution Control|
|Two humanities or social sciences elective 2|
|APSC 3115||Engineering Analysis III|
|CE 4330W||Contracts and Specifications|
|CE 4342||Senior Design Project II|
|CE 6403||Foundation Engineering|
|Two humanities or social sciences elective 1|
1 Course satisfies the university general education requirement in math, science, and writing.
2 At least two social and behavioral sciences courses must be selected from the University General Education Requirement list; the remaining course must be selected from either the University General Education Requirement list or the SEAS General Education Requirement list. At least one humanities course must be selected from the University General Education Requirement list; the remaining courses must be selected from either the University General Education Requirement list or the SEAS General Education Requirement list.
3 Honors Program students and those who have been invited to join the Scholars in Quantitative and Natural Sciences (SQNS) Program take BISC 1120 instead of BISC 1125 for the lab component.
A complete list of engineering electives can be found on the department's website.