Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering (127 Credits)

Degree Requirements

First Semester

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

CONE 1030Introduction to Construction Engineering

1 credit

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

Humanities or social science elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Humanities/social science elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5,7,8 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6.

Second Semester

AE 2250Construction Graphics and Design Process

3 credits

MATH 1960Calculus II

5 credits

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1 credit

PHYS 2110General Physics 1 - Calculus Level

4 credits

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

AE 2250: Counts as 2 semester credit hours. Equivalent to MECH 130 offered on the UNL campus.

PHYS 1154: PHYS 1164 is an acceptable substitute if taken with PHYS 2120.

Third Semester

EMEC 2230Engineering Statics

3 credits

ENGL 3980Technical Writing Across the Disciplines

3 credits

MATH 1970Calculus III

4 credits

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Fourth Semester

CONE 2110Construction Business Methods

3 credits

ISMG 2060Engineering Economy I

3 credits

EMEC 3250Mechanics of Elastic Bodies

3 credits

EMEC 3730Engineering Dynamics

3 credits

MATH 2350Differential Equations

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Fifth Semester

CIVE 310/MENG 3100Fluid Mechanics

3 credits

CIVE 341Introduction to Structural Engineering

4 credits

CONE 3780/CNST 3780Construction Estimating

3 credits

CONE 2410Construction Methods and Equipment

3 credits

STAT 3800Applied Engineering Probability and Statistics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

STAT 3800: Suitable equivalent probability and statistics courses can be substituted with the approval of the student’s adviser.

Sixth Semester

CIVE 334Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

4 credits

CIVE 378Materials of Construction

3 credits

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3 credits

ELEC 2110Elements of Electrical Engineering

3 credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:16

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5,7,8 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6.

Seventh Semester

CIVE 440Reinforced Concrete Design

3 credits

CONE 4140Accident Prevention in Construction

3 credits

Technical elective

3 Credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5,7,8 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6.

Technical elective: Suitable technical electives selected with concurrence of adviser selecting from the following: EMEC 4480, 4600, 4800; MENG 2000, 4200 and their UNL equivalents. Other College of Engineering courses approved by the student’s adviser can satisfy this requirement.

Eighth Semester

CIVE 441Steel Design I

3 credits

CONE 4890Construction Engineering Capstone

3 credits

CONE - Design elective

3 Credits

ACE elective

6 Credits

LAWS 3930Business Law Fundamentals

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5,7,8 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6.

Electives - Technical and Design

CONE 4160Wood/Contemporary Materials Design

3 credits

CONE 4170Formwork Systems

3 credits

CONE 4660Heavy and/or Civil Estimating

3 credits

CONE 4810Highway and Bridge Construction

3 credits

CONE 4830Support of Excavation

3 credits

CONE 4850/CNST 4850Construction Planning, Scheduling, and Controls

3 credits

CONE 4980/CNST 4980Special Topics in Construction Management

1 - 6 credits

Total Credit Hours:19-24