Bachelor of Science with a Major in Civil Engineering, Sustainability Option

Civil engineering encompasses those branches of engineering most closely related to the control and improvement of our environment and the physical conditions of life. The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering prepares graduates to design systems, components, or processes to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as sustainability. The University defines sustainability as the balance of environmental resources, social equity, and economic prosperity across the globe and across generations. The curriculum for the bachelor of science in civil engineering, sustainability option, enables students to develop the required analytical, experimental, and design skills to apply interdisciplinary methods and approaches to sustainability and analyze challenges, and develop and implement solutions.

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The following requirements must be fulfilled:

First semester
CE 1010Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering
CHEM 1111General Chemistry I *
MATH 1231Single-Variable Calculus I *
SEAS 1001Engineering Orientation
UW 1020University Writing *
One humanities or social sciences elective **
Second semester
CE 1020Introduction to a Sustainable World
CSCI 1121Introduction to C Programming
MAE 1004Engineering Drawing and Computer Graphics
MATH 1232Single-Variable Calculus II *
PHYS 1021University Physics I *
One humanities or social sciences elective **
Third semester
APSC 2057Analytical Mechanics I
APSC 2113Engineering Analysis I
CE 2510Environmental Sustainability
MATH 2233Multivariable Calculus *
PHYS 1022University Physics II *
One humanities or social sciences elective **
Fourth semester
APSC 2058Analytical Mechanics II
CE 2210Engineering Computations
CE 2220Introduction to the Mechanics of Solids
CE 2710Introduction to Transportation Engineering
GEOL 1001Physical Geology
One humanities or social sciences elective **
Fifth semester
APSC 3115Engineering Analysis III
CE 3110WCivil Engineering Materials
CE 3111WCivil Engineering Materials Lab
CE 3230Structural Theory I
CE 3720Highway Engineering and Design
MAE 3126Fluid Mechanics I
One humanities or social sciences elective **
Sixth semester
CE 3140Sustainability in Engineering Materials
CE 3240Structural Theory 2
CE 3310Reinforced Concrete Structures
CE 3520Environmental Engineering I: Water Resources and Water Quality
CE 3521Environmental Engineering Laboratory
CE 3610Hydraulics
CE 3611Hydraulics Laboratory
Seventh semester
CE 4410Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
CE 4411Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
CE 4320Metal Structures
CE 4620Hydrology and Hydraulic Design
CE 4530Environmental Engineering II: Water Supply and Pollution Control
Civil engineering elective from the list below
Eighth semester
CE 4330Contracts and Specifications
CE 4340Design and Cost Analysis of Civil Engineering Structures
CE 4450Introduction to Geo-environmental Engineering
Two engineering electives from the list below
Engineering electives
CE 4810Research
CE 4820Special Topics
CE 6102Application of Probability Methods in Civil Engineering
CE 6201Advanced Strength of Materials
CE 6202Methods of Structural Analysis
CE 6203Reliability Analysis of Engineering Structures
CE 6204Analysis of Plates & Shells
CE 6205Theory of Structural Stability
CE 6206Continuum Mechanics
CE 6207Theory of Elasticity I
CE 6208Plasticity
CE 6209Mechanics of Composite Materials
CE 6301Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
CE 6302Prestressed Concrete Structures
CE 6320Design of Metal Structures
CE 6321Advanced Metal Structures
CE 6401Fundamentals of Soil Behavior
CE 6402Theoretical Soil Mechanics
CE 6403Geotechnical Engineering
CE 6404Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
CE 6405Rock Engineering
CE 6501Environmental Chemistry
CE 6502Advanced Sanitary Engineering Design
CE 6503Principles of Environmental Engineering
CE 6504Water and Wastewater Treatment Processes
CE 6505Environmental Impact Assessment
CE 6506Microbiology for Environmental Engineers
CE 6507Advanced Treatment Processes
CE 6508Industrial Waste Treatment
CE 6509Introduction to Hazardous Wastes
CE 6601Open Channel Flow
CE 6602Hydraulic Engineering
CE 6603Design of Dams
CE 6604Advanced Hydrology
CE 6605Ground Water and Seepage
CE 6606Mechanics of Water Waves
CE 6607Water Resources Planning and Control
CE 6608Hydraulic Modeling
CE 6609Numerical Methods in Environmental and Water Resources
CE 6610Pollution Transport Systems
CE 6701Analytical Mechanics
CE 6702Vehicle Dynamics
CE 6703
CE 6704
CE 6705Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling and Simulation
CE 6706Pavement & Runway Design
CE 6707Systems Dynamics Modeling and Control
CE 6721Traffic Engineering and Highway Safety
CE 6722Intelligent Transportation Systems
CE 6800Special Topics
EMSE 6410Survey of Finance and Engineering Economics

*Course satisfies the university general education requirement in math, science, and writing. 
**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.