University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

General Requirements

Curriculum

First-Year
Course Credits
Fall Spring
CE 003 - Intro to Civil & Envir Engr 2
CHEM 031 - Introductory Chemistry 4
ENGS 001 - Written Expression 3
MATH 021 - Calculus I 4
HSS Electives1 3 3
CS 020 - Programming for Engineers 3
ENGR 002 - Graphical Communication 2
MATH 022 - Calculus II 4
PHYS 031 - Physics for Engineers I 4
PHYS 030 - Problem Solving Session I (optional) (1)
Total 16 16/17
Sophomore
Course Credits
Fall Spring
CE 001 - Statics2 3
CE 010 - Geomatics2 4
MATH 121 - Calculus III 4
PHYS 125 - Physics for Engineers II 3
PHYS 123 - Problem Solving Session II (optional) (1)
STAT 143 - Statistics for Engineering 3
MATH 271 - Appl Math for Engr & Scientists 3
ME 012 - Dynamics 3
CE 132 - Env/Trans Systems2 3
Science Elective (Geol/Biol)3 4
HSS Elective1 3
Total 17/18 16
Junior
Course Credits
Fall Spring
CE 100 - Mechanics of Materials 3
CE 101 - Materials Testing 1
CE 133 - Dec Analysis in Env/Trans 3
CE 160 - Hydraulics 4
CE 134 - Modeling Env/Trans Systems 3
EE 100 - Electrical Engr Concepts 4
CE 151 - Water & Wastewater Engineering 3
CE 170 - Structural Analysis I 4
CE 180 - Geotechnical Principles 4
ME 040 - Thermodynamics 3
Total 14 18
Senior
Course Credits
Fall Spring
Design Elective4 3
CE 172 - Structural Steel Design4 or
        CE 173 - Reinforced Concrete
3
Science/Tech Elective5 3
HSS Electives1 3 3
CE 175 - Senior Design Project6 3
Design/Professional Elective7 3
Professional Elective7 3
Total 12 12

Notes:
  1. Required Social Science and Humanities: Students must select five (fifteen credits) from the approved Humanities courses listed in the catalogue, two (six credits) of which must also be from the approved Cultural Diversity courses (Category One and Category Two) listed in this catalogue and two (six credits) must be from the same department.
  2. Pre-Engineering Technical (PET) requirements: MATH 021 and MATH 022, CHEM 031, PHYS 031 and CS 020. All PET courses must be completed with C- or better before any sophomore engineering courses may be taken.
  3. Science Elective (sophomore year) must be a four-credit course with lab, excluding Physics and Chemistry, i.e., GEOL 001, (BIOL 001 or BIOL 002), PSS 161.
  4. Design Electives are CE 142, CE 161, CE 241, CE 251, CE 253, CE 255, CE 256, CE 260, CE 261, CE 265, CE 280, CE 281, CE 283. CE 173 is a design elective if CE 172 has also been taken.
  5. Science or Tech elective (senior year); ME 042, any 100-level or above course in science (BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, PSS, PHYS) or Engineering.
  6. CE 175, Senior Design Project, is required of all seniors (no substitutions).
  7. Professional Electives are all Design Electives plus CE 171, CE 191, CE 192, and any 200-level CE course.

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