Civil Engineering B.S.C.E.
Degree Requirements: 132 Credit Hours
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|Area A1 - Communication Skills|
|Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum||6|
|Area A2 - Quantitative Skills|
|MATH 1441||Calculus I 1||3|
|Area B - Global Engagement|
|Select 4 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum||4|
|Area C - Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics|
|Select 3 additional credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum||3|
|COMM 1110||Public Speaking 2||3|
|Area D - Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology|
|PHYS 2211||Principles of Physics I 2||4|
|PHYS 2212||Principles of Physics II 2||4|
|Select 3 additional credit hours from Area D of the Core Curriculum||3|
|Area E - Social Sciences|
|Select 12 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum (GEOG 1130 is recommended).||12|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major|
|CHEM 1147||Comprehensive General Chemistry||4|
|ENGR 1133||Engineering Graphics||3|
|MATH 2242||Calculus II||4|
|MATH 2243||Calculus III||4|
|MATH 2331||Elementary Linear Algebra||3|
|Health and Physical Education Activities|
|HLTH 1520||Healthful Living||2|
|Physical Education Activities||2|
|FYE 1220||First-Year Seminar||2|
|Carryover from Area A2||1|
|Carryover from Area D||1|
|CENG 1731||Civil Engineering Computations||3|
|ENGR 2231||Engineering Mechanics I||3|
|ENGR 2232||Dynamics of Rigid Bodies||3|
|ENGR 3233||Mechanics of Materials||3|
|MATH 3230||Ordinary Differential Equations||3|
|STAT 2231||Introduction to Statistics I||3|
|CENG 2131||Civil Engineering Fluid Mechanics||3|
|or TCM 2233||Construction Surveying|
|CENG 3131||Introduction to Environmental Engineering||3|
|CENG 3132||Introduction to Water and Wastewater Treatment||3|
|CENG 3135||Construction Cost Control and Finance||3|
|or TCM 3331||Construction Finance|
|CENG 3232||Soil Mechanics||3|
|CENG 3233||Civil Engineering Materials||3|
|CENG 3331||Structural Analysis||3|
|CENG 3333||Reinforced Concrete Design||3|
|CENG 4135||Highway Design||3|
|CENG 4331||Structural Steel Design||3|
|CENG 4518||Introduction to Senior Project||1|
|CENG 4539||Senior Project||3|
|Select 6 credit hours from the following recommended technical elective courses:||6|
|Water and Sanitation for International Development|
|Experiential Learning in Civil and Construction Engineering - COOP|
|Selected Topics in Civil Engineering|
|Water Supply and Wastewater Collection Systems|
|Engineering Hydrology and Hydraulics|
|Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment|
|Pavement Analysis and Design|
|Asphalt Mix Design|
|Advanced Structural Analysis|
|Prestressed Concrete Design|
|Introduction to Finite Elements|
|Green Building and Sustainable Construction|
|Construction Cost Estimating|
OR other appropriate topics approved by the Department Chair.
|Select 3 credit hours of Free Electives||3|
|Total Credit Hours||132|
While Calculus I (MATH 1441) is 4 credit hours, only 3 credit hours will count toward fulfilling Area A2. The remaining credit hour will be applied toward Specific Requirements.
The listed courses are recommended in the Core Areas noted and may be prerequisites for major courses.
Other Program Requirements
- A minimum grade of "C" is required for all CENG courses.
- At least 33 credit hours of approved upper division Engineering credit hours must be earned at Georgia Southern.
- At least 100 hours of Departmental pre-approved community service must be completed prior to graduation clearance.
- Students must take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam prior to Graduation.
Honors in Civil Engineering
To graduate with Honors in Civil Engineering a student must:
- Be admitted in the University Honors Program
- Complete a Honors thesis (in a minimum of two regular semesters) for a total of 3-credit hours in Honors Research (UHON 4999)
- Maintain a 3.3 institution grade point average, including a 3.5 minimum GPA in all major courses applied towards graduation
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