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2022-2023 Catalog
Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Civil Engineering

Major: Civil Engineering Degree: Bachelor of Science

Informational Text

General Education requirements for engineering students differ from other majors. Do not register for general education courses without consulting your academic advisor and Osprey Map.

Prerequisites (27 credits)

A grade of "C" or higher is required in all Engineering prerequisite courses.
Additionally, the engineering majors are selective admission majors. Students must meet the admission criteria listed below with a minimum grade of C prior to officially being admitted to the major.

  • MAC2311 Calculus 1
  • PHY2048C Calc-based Physics I
  • CHM2045/L Gen Chemistry I and Lab

CHM2045 General Chemistry I (3 Credits)

    (CHM2045C may be substituted for the lecture and the lab)

CHM2045L General Chemistry I Laboratory (1 Credit)

    (CHS2440L may be substituted for the lab)

MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (4 Credits)

    (Students must complete pre-calculus at the college level with a "C" or higher to take Calculus I. MAC2281 may be substituted for MAC2311)

MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)

    (MAC2282 may be substituted for MAC2312)

MAC2313 (GM) Calculus III (4 Credits)

    (MAC2283 may be substituted for MAC2313)

MAP2302 (GM) Ordinary Differ Equations (3 Credits)

    (MAP3305 may be substituted for MAP2302)

PHY2048C Calculus-based Physics I (4 Credits)

    (PHY2048 and PHY2048L may be substituted for the lecture and the lab)
    (PHY1041 may be substituted for the lecture)

PHY2049 Calculus-Based Physics II (3 Credits)

    (PHY2049C may be substituted for the lecture and the lab) (PHY2044 or PHY2042 may be substituted for the lecture)

PHY2049L Calculus-Based Physics II Lab (1 Credit)

Foundation (14 credits)

Civil Engineering Foundation: (5 courses - 14 credit hours including natural science elective)

EGN1001C Introduction to Engineering I (2 Credits)

EGN3311 Statics (3 Credits)

STA3032 (GM) Prob/Statistics for Engrs (3 Credits)

ENC3246 Prof. Comm: Engineering (3 Credits)

SELECT one of the following:

Additional natural sciences:

  • BSC1010C General Biology
  • BSC3057 Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • ESC2000/2000L Earth Science & Lab
  • GLY2010 Physical Geology (PHY2290 prior to 2015)

Core Requirements (16 credits)

Civil Engineering Core: (5 courses - 16 credit hours)

CES3100 Analysis of Structures (3 Credits)

CES3104 Mechanics Of Materials (3 Credits)

CGN3322C Civil Engineering Geomatics (4 Credits)

CWR3201 Fluid Mechanics (3 Credits)

EGN3321 Dynamics (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (36 credits)

Civil Engineering Major Requirements: (12 courses - 36 credit hours)

CEG3011C Geotechnical Engineering (4 Credits)

CES4702C Design of Reinforced Concrete (3 Credits)

CGN3501C Civil Engineering Materials (4 Credits)

CGN4151 Engineering Management (3 Credits)

CGN4803 Senior Capstone Design I (2 Credits)

CGN4804 Senior Capstone Design II (3 Credits)

CGN4935 FE Exam Review Seminar (1 Credit)

CWR3561 Numerical Methods and Computng (3 Credits)

CWR4001 Intro to Coastal and Port Eng (3 Credits)

CWR4202C Hydraulic Engineering (4 Credits)

ENV3001C Environmental Engineering (3 Credits)

TTE4004 Transportation Engineering (3 Credits)

Technical Electives (12 credits)

Civil Engineering Technical Electives (4 Courses, 12 Credits)

SELECT 12 credits from below

  • CEG4101 Analysis and Design of Foundation Systems (3 Credits)
  • CEG4104 Analysis and Design of Earth Retaining Systems (3 Credits)
  • CEG4302 Applied Engineering Geology (3 Credits)
  • CES3605 Design of Steel Structures (3 Credits)
  • CES4102 Matrix Structural Analysis (3 Credits)
  • CES4321 Introduction to Bridge Engineering (3 Credits)
  • CES4711 Prestressed Concrete (3 Credits)
  • CGN4430 Risk Assessment (3 Credits)
  • CGN4905 Directed Individual Study (1-3 Credits)
  • CGN4931 Special Topics in Civil Engineering (1-3 Credits )
  • CGN4949 Co-Op Work Experience (0-1 Credits)
  • CGN4824 Principles of Land Development (3 Credits)
  • CWR4024 Coastal and Estuarine Hydrodynamics (3 Credits )
  • CWR4006 Coastal Processes (3 Credits)
  • CWR4010 Field Methods (3 Credits)
  • CWR4121 Groundwater Flow and Containment Transport (3 Credits)
  • CWR4550 Water Wave Mechanics (3 Credits)
  • CWR4600 Major River Systems of Florida (3 Credits)
  • ENV4012 Adv. Environmental Engineering (3 Credits)
  • TTE4106 Transportation Planning (3 Credits)
  • TTE4201 Adv. Transportation Engineering (3 Credits)
  • TTE4203 Highway Geometric Design (3 Credits)
  • TTE4276 Intelligent Transportation Systems (3 Credits) )
  • TTE4314 Traffic Operations (3 Credits)
  • Other 4000-level courses with prefixes CEG, CES, ENV, TTE, CWR, and CGN may be approved by a faculty advisor. (XSUB4000)


No additional hours should be necessary to reach 120 hrs. If necessary, select additional courses to attain a total of 120 hours. This area may include hours at any level (1000-4000).