Oct 22, 2018  
2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Engineering, 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 81 units in the major, 24 General Education units, 15 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 exception is MATH 150A , which must be passed with a “C” (2.0) 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 (6 Units)


A.2. Written Communications (3 units)

A.3. Critical Thinking

  • Not applicable for engineering majors

Area B: Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (8 Units)


B.1. Physical Science (3 units)

B.2. Life Science

  • Not applicable for engineering majors
B.3. Laboratory Experience (1 units)

B.4. Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (4 units)

B.5. Implications and Explorations in Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Not applicable for engineering majors

Area C: Arts and Humanities (12 Units)


C.2. Introduction to the Humanities (3 units)

  • Any lower-division course in this category listed in the current class schedule
C.3. Explorations in the Arts and Humanities (3 units)

  • Any upper-division course in this category listed in the current class schedule

Area D: Social Sciences (9 Units)


D.2. World Civilizations and Cultures

  • Not applicable for engineering majors
D.5. Explorations in Social Sciences

  • Not applicable for engineering majors

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 Section C.3

Additional Information


* Corequisites

** Need department chair approval

Total (120 units)


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