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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2013–2015 School of Engineering Four-Year Engineering Curricula Civil and Environmental Engineering  

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Four-Year Curriculum Code 180 

The degree awarded upon completion of this program is the B.S. in civil engineering which is professionally accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

First Year

See First-Year Program (35)

Sophomore Year

First Semester

  01:220:102  Introduction to Microeconomics (3)

  01:640:251  Multivariable Calculus (4)

  01:750:227  Analytical Physics IIA (3)

  01:750:229  Analytical Physics II Laboratory (1)

  14:440:222  Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics (3)

  humanities/social sciences elective (3)

Second Semester

  01:355:302  Scientific and Technical Writing (3)

  01:640:244  Differential Equations for Engineering and Physics (4)

  14:180:216  Introductory Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (3)

  14:180:243  Mechanics of Solids (3)

  humanities/social sciences elective (3)

Junior Year

First Semester

  01:960:379  Basic Probability and Statistics (3)

  14:180:305  Construction Engineering (3)

  14:180:318  Elements of Structures (3)

  14:180:387  Fluid Mechanics (3)

  14:180:389  Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (1)

  14:635:407  Mechanical Properties of Materials (3)

Second Semester

  14:180:320  Design of Steel Structures (3)

  14:180:345  Properties of Materials Laboratory (1)

  14:180:364  Transportation Engineering I (3)

  14:180:372  Soil Mechanics (3)

  14:180:374  Soil Mechanics Laboratory (1)

  14:540:343  Engineering Economics (3)

Senior Year

First Semester

  14:180:411  Reinforced Concrete (3)

  14:180:421  Reinforced Concrete Laboratory (1)

  14:180:429  Water and Wastewater Engineering (3)

  14:180:430 Transportation Planning (3)

  14:180:473  Foundation Engineering (3)

  technical elective (3)

Second Semester

 14:180:482  Professional Issues in Civil Engineering (1)

 14:180:___  departmental elective (capstone design) (4)

 14:180:___  departmental elective (3)

  technical elective (3)

  general elective (3)

Total Credits = 128

1. Departmental courses may be used for technical electives, but technical courses outside the department may not be used as departmental electives. The department publishes annually a list of acceptable technical electives in the undergraduate handbook.

2. At least one of the following capstone design courses is required:

  14:180:407  Construction Projects (4)

  14:180:426  Structural Design (4)

  14:180:431  Design of Environmental Engineering Facilities (4)

  14:180:438  Transportation Engineering II (4)

  14:180:474  Geotechnical Engineering Design (4)

3. With a combination of the required and elective departmental courses and the available general and technical electives, a student may pursue a general program or a program having an area of concentration in structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, construction engineering, transportation engineering, or water resources/environmental engineering.

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