Construction Engineering B.S.Con.E.

Degree Requirements: 130 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Engineering Graphics for Civil and Construction Engineers
Engineering Graphics
Civil Engineering Computations
Comprehensive General Chemistry
Calculus II
Elementary Statistics
Carryover from Area A2
Specific Requirements7
Carryover from Area D
Engineering Mechanics I
Mechanics of Materials
Major Requirements50
Civil Engineering Fluid Mechanics
Construction Surveying
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Construction Cost Control and Finance
Construction Finance
Soil Mechanics
Civil Engineering Materials
Structural Analysis
Reinforced Concrete Design
Highway Design
Structural Steel Design
Introduction to Senior Project
Senior Project
Construction Safety
Quantity Estimating
Construction Equipment Management
Construction Internship
Construction Cost Estimating
Proj Planning/Scheduling
Construction Electives6
Select 6 credit hours from the below listing of Construction Electives:
Transportation Systems
Experiential Learning in Civil and Construction Engineering - COOP
Special Problems in Civil Engineering
Selected Topics in Civil Engineering
Water Supply and Wastewater Collection Systems
Watershed Management
Engineering Hydrology and Hydraulics
Water and Sanitation for International Development
Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment
Pavement Analysis and Design
Foundation Design
Asphalt Mix Design
Advanced Structural Analysis
Prestressed Concrete Design
Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
Advanced Structural Steel Design
Structural Dynamics
Introduction to Finite Elements
Advanced Strength
Theory of Elasticity
Theory of Elastic Stability
Advanced Surveying
Introduction to GIS in Surveying-Geomatics and Transportation
Drainage & Erosion Control
Surveying History & Law
Introduction to Terrestrial LiDAR
Introduction to Close-Range Photogrammetry
Building Construction Law
Building Codes
Selected Topics in Construction
Construction Administration
Green Building and Sustainable Construction
Building Information Modeling
Construction Cost Estimating
Proj Planning/Scheduling
or other appropriate topics as otherwise approved by the Department Chair
Free Elective3
Select 3 credit hours of Free Electives
Total Credit Hours130

Other Program Requirements

  • A minimum grade of "C" is required for all CENG courses.

  • A minimum grade of "C" is required for all TCM 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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