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Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.)

Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.)

Program Requirements for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

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To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

  1. FGCU General Education Program (

  2. Common Program Prerequisites
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    FGCU Course: CHM 1045 General Chemistry I (3) and CHM 1045L General Chemistry I Lab (1)
    Acceptable Substitute: (CHMX045 and CHMX045L) or CHMX045C or (CHSX440 and CHSX440L)

    FGCU Course: MAC 2311 Calculus I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX311 or MACX281

    FGCU Course: MAC 2312 Calculus II (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX312 or MACX282

    FGCU Course: MAC 2313 Calculus III (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: MACX313 or MACX283

    FGCU Course: MAP 2302 Differential Equations (3)
    Acceptable Substitute: MAPX302 or MAPX305

    FGCU Course: PHY 2048C General Physics w/Lab I (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: (PHYX048 and PHYX048L) or PHYX048C or (PHYX043 and PHYX048L) or (PHYX041 and PHYX048L)

    FGCU Course: PHY 2049C Gen'l Physics w/Lab II (4)
    Acceptable Substitute: (PHYX049 and PHYX049L) or PHYX049C or (PHYX044 and PHYX049L) or (PHYX042 and PHYX049L)

  3. Engineering Common Core (10 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    EGS 1006L Intro to the Engineering Prof. (1)
    EGN 1041C Computational Tools for Eng (2)
    EGM 3420C Engineering Mechanics (4)
    EGN 3641C Engineering Entrepreneurship (3)

  4. Required Courses in the Major (45 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course except CGN 4802.

    CCE 3101C Civil Engineering Materials (3)
    CCE 4031C Project Planning & Regulations (3)
    CEG 3011C Geotechnical Engineering I (3)
    CEG 4012C Geotechnical Engineering II (3)
    CES 3100C Structural Analysis (3)
    CGN 3323C Surveying and Geomatics (3)
    CGN 4802 Civil Engin Senior Design (3)
    CWR 3201C Engineering Fluid Mechanics (3)
    CWR 3202C Hydrology and Hydraulics (3)
    CWR 4540C Water Resources Design (3)
    EGN 2111C Engineering Computer Graphics (3)
    EGN 3331C Mechanics of Materials (3)
    ENV 3006C Fundamentals of Environ Engrg (3)
    ENV 4612C Sustainability in Engineering (3)
    TTE 3002C Transportation Engineering (3)

  5. Restricted Electives in the Major (9 credits)
    A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

    Select one:
    CES 4605 Steel Design (3)*
    CES 4702C Reinforced Concrete Design (3)*

    Select two from the following:
    Must be approved by the College Advisor for engineering in consultation with the faculty.
    CES 4101 Advanced Structural Analysis (3)
    CES 4605 Steel Design (3)*
    CES 4702C Reinforced Concrete Design (3)*
    EES 3204C Environ Chem for Engineers (3)
    ENV 3502C Water Treatment Engineering (3)
    ENV 4101C Atmospheric Pollution (3)
    ENV 4330C Hazardous Waste Remediation (3)
    ENV 4351C Solid Waste Management (3)
    ENV 4509C Wastewater Engineering (3)
    EVR 4043C Environmental GIS (3)
    GIS 5306C Advanced GIS: Spatial Analysis (3)
    GLY 3420C Tectonics and Marine Geology (4)
    GLY 4700C Coastal & Watershed Geology (3)
    Other courses may be taken with approval

    *Courses used to satisfy one elective category cannot be used to satisfy another elective category.

  6. University Requirements (3 credits)
    IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

  7. Additional Electives (as needed to reach total credits required for the degree)
    Recommended options include ECO 2013, ECO 2023, ENC 3250, MAN 2062, MAN 3025, MAS 3105, and MAP 3161