Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering (126 Credits)

Construction Engineering students must pass all courses offered within the College of Engineering and all math and science courses with a grade of “C” or higher.  In addition, all seniors are encouraged to take the FE exam before graduation. 

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

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

 

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

Total Credit Hours:13

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

Third Semester

MENG 2230Engineering Statics

3 credits

ENGL 3980Technical Writing Across the Disciplines

3 credits

MATH 1970Calculus III

4 credits

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

CONE 2210/CIVE 221Geometric Control Systems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Fourth Semester

CONE 2110Construction Business Methods

3 credits

CONE 2060Engineering Economics

3 credits

MENG 3250Mechanics of Elastic Bodies

3 credits

MENG 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 3190Construction Methods and Equipment

3 credits

STAT 3800/STAT 8805Applied Engineering Probability and Statistics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

 

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 or 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6.

Seventh Semester

CIVE 440/CIVE 840Reinforced Concrete Design

3 credits

CONE 4760/CNST 4760Project Budgets and Controls

3 credits

CONE 4850/CNST 4850/CONE 8856/CNST 8856Construction Planning, Scheduling, and Controls

3 credits

CONE 4140Accident Prevention in Construction

3 credits

Technical Design elective

3 credits

ACE Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

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

Technical Design elective: AE, CIVE, CNST and CONE courses approved by the student’s advisor can satisfy this requirement

Eighth Semester

CIVE 441Steel Design I

3 credits

CONE 4890Construction Engineering Capstone

3 credits

Technical Design elective

3 credits

ACE Elective

3 credits

LAWS 3930Business Law Fundamentals

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

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

Technical Design elective: AE, CIVE, CNST and CONE courses approved by the student's adviser can satisfy this requirement.