Skip to Main Content
2019-2020 Catalog
Civil Engineering: Coastal and Port Engineering (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Civil Engineering

Major: Civil Engineering Concentration: Coastal and Port Engineering Degree: Bachelor of Science

Prerequisites (27 credits)

CHM2045+L General Chem I + Lab (3+1)

  • CHS1440 may be substituted for CHM2045. If CHS1440 is 4 credits and includes a lab, it may be used in place of CHM2045C/CHM2045+L.

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)

  • MAP2305 may be substituted for MAP2302.

PHY1041+L Phys for Engin I + Lab (3+1)

  • Students who did not successfully complete high school physics must complete PHY1020 Introduction to Physics and PHY1020L Introduction to Physics Lab with a "C" or higher before completing Calculus Physics I.
  • Calculus-Based Physics has an addition prerequisite of Calculus I and a co-requisite of Calculus II.
  • PHY2048C may be substituted for the lecture and lab.
  • PHY2043 may be substituted for the lecture.

PHY2042+L Phys for Engin II + Lab (3+1)

  • PHY2049C may be substituted for the lecture and lab.
  • PHY2044 may be substituted for the lecture.

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)

ENC3250 (GW) Professional Communicatio (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 Matrls (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 (3 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)

SELECT 12 credits from below

  • CGN3930 Special Topics in Civil Engineering (1-3)
  • CGN4430 Risk Assessment (3)
  • CGN4905 Directed Individual Study (1-3)
  • CGN4931 Special Topics in Civil Engineering (1-3)
  • CGN4949 Co-Op Work Experience (0-1)
  • CWR4024 Coastal and Estuarine Hydrodynamics (3)
  • CWR4006 Coastal Processes (3)
  • CWR4010 Field Methods (3)
  • CWR4121 Groundwater Flow and Containment Transport (3)
  • CWR4550 Water Wave Mechanics (3)
  • CWR4600 Major River Systems of Florida (3)
  • Other 4000-level courses with prefixes 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).