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Civil Engineering, BSCE

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CIP Code:  CODE: 4180 (140801-01)

Total Credit Hours:  131

Degree Awarded:  Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Career Opportunities:  Construction industry, engineering or architectural firms, utility or oil companies, telecommunications

Students with Math ACT sub-score of 28 or above, and with at least 8 weeks of trigonometry in high school may register for MATH 270 - Calculus I upon entry. Students with Math ACT sub-score between 26-27 may take the advanced placement test given by the Math Department or MATH 143 - Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry. Those who do not meet these qualifications and have an ACT sub-score in Math of at least 23 must take MATH 109 - Pre-Calculus Algebra and MATH 110 - Pre-Calculus Trigonometry and Function Theory. Students requiring pre-calculus courses are advised to complete these courses in the summer semester prior to the freshman year.


Freshman Year

Required Courses

    UNIV 100 - First Year Seminar: Cajun Connection 2 Credit(s).
    UNIV 200 - Information Literacy 2 Credit(s).
    CHEM 107 - General Chemistry I 3 Credit(s).
    CHEM 108 - General Chemistry II 3 Credit(s).
    CHEM 115 - General Chemistry Laboratory 2 Credit(s).
    CIVE 101 - Introduction to Civil Engineering 1 Credit(s).
    ENGL 101 - Introduction to Academic Writing 3 Credit(s).
    ENGL 102 - Writing and Research About Culture 3 Credit(s).
    ITEC 103 - Introductory Graphics 3 Credit(s).
    MATH 270 - Calculus I 4 Credit(s).
    MATH 301 - Calculus II 4 Credit(s).
    PHYS 201 - General Physics I 4 Credit(s).

Electives

HIST (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from the College of Engineering approved list. NOTE: BHSC electives must be chosen from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI.

Total: 37 Credits


Sophomore Year

Required Courses

    CIVE 225 - Surveying 3 Credit(s).
    ENGR 201 - Electrical Circuits 3 Credit(s).
    ENGR 211 - Statics 3 Credit(s).
    MATH 302 - Calculus III 4 Credit(s).
    MATH 350 - Differential Equations 3 Credit(s).

Electives

BIOL SCI (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from department approved list.
BHSC (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from the College of Engineering approved list. NOTE: BHSC electives must be chosen from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI.
CMCN (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from department approved list.
ARTS (3 Credits)

Arts elective must be chosen from DANC, MUS, THEA, or VIAR.
Total: 31 Credits


Junior Year

Required Courses

    CIVE 322 - Environmental Engineering I 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 328 - Geotechnical Engineering 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 332 - Structural Mechanics I 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 429(G) - Hydrology 3 Credit(s).
    ECON 430(G) - Industrial Economics and Finance 3 Credit(s).
    ENGR 301 - Thermodynamics 3 Credit(s).
    ENGR 304 - Fluid Mechanics 3 Credit(s).
    ENGR 313 - Dynamics 3 Credit(s).

Electives

STAT (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from department approved list.
LIT (3 Credits)

Must be chosen from department approved list.

Total: 30 Credits


Senior Year

Required Courses

    CIVE 422(G) - Environmental Engineering II 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 426 - Structural Steel Design 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 427 - Reinforced Concrete 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 434(G) - Hydraulics 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 435 - Transportation Engineering 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 438(G) - Foundation Engineering 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 442 - Senior Civil Engineering Design II 2 Credit(s).
    CIVE 444 - Civil Engineering Seminar 1 Credit(s).
    CIVE 450(G) - Highway Engineering 3 Credit(s).
    CIVE 480 - Construction Engineering 3 Credit(s).

Electives

CIVE (6 Credits)

Must be chosen from department approved list.
Total: 33 Credits


Note(s)

All MATH, science and ENGR courses must be completed or will be completed as co-requisites to enroll in a CIVE 400-level course.

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