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2013-2015 University Catalog 
    
2013-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering with Architectural Engineering Emphasis, B.S.


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(120 UNITS)

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering


The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The degree includes 85 units in the major, 30 GeneralEducation units, 14 units of electives and all university  requirements. When selecting courses, students need to consult with a faculty adviser. Course prerequisites are strictly enforced.

All required courses toward the degree must be taken for a letter grade. All required mathematics and science courses must be passed with a “C-” (1.7) or better. The exceptions are MATH 150A , which must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better, and BIOL 101 , which must be passed with a “D” (1.0) or better. Graduate courses are not open to undergraduate students without department approval. A GPA of 2.0 or better is required for the major.

General Education Courses


Area A: Core Competencies (9 Units)


Area B: Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (11 Units)


2. Life Science (3 units)

3. Laboratory Experience (1 units)

4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (4 units)

5. Implications and Explorations in Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Not applicable for engineering majors

Area C: Arts and Humanities (12 Units)


Area D: Social Sciences (12 Units)


Area E: Lifelong Learning and Self Development (3 Units)


  • Not applicable for engineering majors

Area Z: Cultural (3 Units)


  • Take at least one star (*) course in Sections C.3 and D.5

Upper-Division Writing Requirement


Six units from the following courses are required and must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better. Laboratory reports are graded on English composition, as well as content.

Civil Engineering with Architectural Engineering Emphasis


Students wishing to earn an Architectural Engineering Emphasis must fulfill the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. When choosing their electives, they must consult with an adviser.

Total (120 units)


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