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

CMST 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3 credits

CONE 1030Introduction to Construction Engineering

1 credit

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

(CMST formerly known as SPCH) 

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

ACE Elective*

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

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

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

Third Semester

CONE 2210/CIVE 221Geometric Control Systems

3 credits

ENGL 3980Technical Writing Across the Disciplines

3 credits

MATH 1970Calculus III

4 credits

MENG 2230Engineering Statics

3 credits

PHYS 2120General Physics - Calculus Level

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Fourth Semester

CONE 2110Construction Business Methods

3 credits

CONE 2060Engineering Economics

3 credits

MATH 2350Differential Equations

3 credits

MENG 3250Mechanics of Elastic Bodies

3 credits

MENG 3730Engineering Dynamics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Fifth Semester

CIVE 310/MENG 3100Fluid Mechanics

3 credits

CIVE 341Introduction to Structural Engineering

4 credits

CONE 3190Construction Methods and Equipment

3 credits

CONE 3780/CNST 3780Construction Estimating

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 I

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

Total Credit Hours:15

Technical 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

LAWS 3930Business Law Fundamentals

3 credits

Technical Design elective

3 credits

ACE Elective*

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.

Technical Electives

Technical electives are selected from the following list.  One (3 credit hour) of the required two electives needs to be considered a design technical elective.

 

Design Technical Electives

CONE 4160            Wood/Contemporary Materials Design 3

CONE 4170            Formwork Systems 3                                            

CONE 4830            Support of Excavation 3                                         

CIVE 443                Advanced Structural Analysis 3                            

CIVE 444                Structural Design and Planning 3                        

CIVE 446                Steel Design II 3                                                      

CIVE 447                Reinforced Concrete II 3                                      

Technical Electives

All previously listed Design Technical Electives

CONE 4500            Sustainable Construction 3                                   

CNST 4340/8346    Professional Trends in Design Build 3                 

CNST 3790             Estimating II 3                                                           

CONE 4660            Heavy/Civil Estimating 3                                        

CONE 4980            Special Topics in Construction 3                           

CONE 4810            Highway and Bridge Construction 3                     

MENG 4200           Heat Transfer 3