Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

(Lincoln and Omaha campuses)

Students should apply for formal admission to the degree program after completing 43 credit hours toward the degree. See College of Engineering Admission Requirements.

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements - 130 hours

First Semester

MATH 1950Calculus I

5

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CIVE 112Introduction to Civil Engineering

1

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5,6,7,8 and 9 elective courses.

Degree Requirements - 130 hours

Second Semester

MATH 1960Calculus II

5

PHYS 2110General Physics 1 - Calculus Level

4

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

Computer Aided Design

2 Credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Computer Aided Design: AE 2250 or equivalent.

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5,6,7,8 and 9 elective courses.

Degree Requirements - 130 hours

Third Semester

MATH 1970Calculus III

4

PHYS 2110General Physics 1 - Calculus Level

4

CIVE 221Geometric Control Systems

3

ENGL 3980Technical Writing Across the Disciplines

3

EMEC 2230Engineering Statics

3

Total Credit Hours:17

PHYS 2120: CHEM 1190 & CHEM 1194 are acceptable substitutes.

ENGL 3980: ENGR 3000 is acceptable substitute.

CIVE 221: CONE 221 is acceptable substitute.

Degree Requirements -130 hours

Fourth Semester

MATH 2350Differential Equations

3

CIVE 361Highway Engineering

3

EMEC 3250Mechanics of Elastic Bodies

3

EMEC 3730Engineering Dynamics

3

Professional Development Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15
Professional Development Elective:  The Department has a list of acceptable courses.

Degree Requirements - 130 hours

Fifth Semester

STAT 3800Applied Engineering Probability and Statistics

3

CIVE 310Fluid Mechanics

3

CIVE 319Hydraulics Laboratory

1

CIVE 326Introduction to Environmental Engineering

3

CIVE 327Environmental Engineering Laboratory

1

CIVE 341Introduction to Structural Engineering

4

Total Credit Hours:15

Degree Requirements 130 hours

Sixth Semester
CIVE 378Materials of Construction

3

CIVE 334Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

4

CIVE 352Introduction to Water Resources Engineering

3

CIVE 385Professional Practice and Management in Civil Engineering

3

CIVE Technical Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Degree Requirements 130 hours

Seventh Semester

Science elective

4 Credits

Technical elective

3 Credits

CIVE Design electives

6 Credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

ACE Elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 elective courses.

Degree Requirements 130 hours

Eighth Semester

CIVE 489Senior Design Project

3

Design Elective

3 credits

Technical electives

9 Credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:18

ACE Elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5,6,7,8 and 9 elective courses.

CIVE Design Electives

CIVE Design Electives:  Nine (9) credits must be taken from courses designated as Design Electives.  CIVE Design electives must be taken from at least two subdisciplines.
CIVE 419Flow Systems Design

3

CIVE 425Process Design in Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment

3

CIVE 426/CIVE 826Design of Water Treatment Facilities

3

CIVE 427/CIVE 827Design of Wastewater Treatment and Disposal Facilities

3

CIVE 436/CIVE 836Foundation Engineering

3 - 4

CIVE 440/CIVE 840Reinforced Concrete Design

3

CIVE 441Steel Design I

3

CIVE 452/CIVE 852Water Resources Development

3

CIVE 463Traffic Engineering

3

CIVE 462Highway Design

3

Civil Engineering Technical Electives

Technical Electives: Technical electives will be selected by the student in consultation with his/her adviser to formulate a coherent program in civil engineering. Two technical electives (up to six credits) can be taken from MENG-2000, ELEC-2110, ISMG-2060 or any approved course in science, mathematics, or other engineering areas approved by the department. The department has an approved list.
CIVE 421Hazardous Waste Management and Treatment

3

CIVE 422/CIVE 822Pollution Prevention: Principles and Practices

3

CIVE 424/CIVE 824Solid Waste Management Engineering

3

CIVE 430/CIVE 830Fundamentals of Water Quality Modeling

3

CIVE 434/CIVE 834Soil Mechanics II

3

CIVE 443Structural Analysis

3

CIVE 444/CIVE 844Structural Design and Planning

3

CIVE 446/CIVE 846Steel Design II

3

CIVE 447Reinforced Concrete II

3

CIVE 451/CIVE 851Introduction to Finite Element Analysis

3

CIVE 452/CIVE 852Water Resources Development

3

CIVE 454/CIVE 854Hydraulic Engineering

3 - 4

CIVE 455/CIVE 855Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Engineering

3

CIVE 456/CIVE 856Surface Water Hydrology

3

CIVE 458/CIVE 858Ground Water Engineering

3

CIVE 461/CIVE 861Urban Transportation Planning

3

CIVE 462Highway Design

3

CIVE 468/CIVE 868Airport Planning and Design

3

469Computer-Aided Interchange Design

3 credits

CIVE 472/CIVE 872Pavement Design and Evaluation

3

CIVE 475Water Quality Strategy

3

CIVE 498/CIVE 898Special Topics in Civil Engineering

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