University of Delaware - College of Engineering
CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Bachelor of Civil Engineering Curriculum

The following charts illustrate a typical four-year curriculum for a civil engineering major at the University of Delaware. BCE students may choose one of five concentrations: structural engineering, soil mechanics and foundations, environmental and water resources engineering, transportation, and hydraulics and ocean engineering. Technical electives are then chosen in consultation with a faculty adviser in order to meet concentration requirements and to pursue individual interests. Students are encouraged to meet with their faculty advisers regularly to discuss their progress and work out any curriculum problems or concerns.

Year One
Civil Engineering Degree - Core Courses
FALL
SPRING
EGGG 101  
Introduction to Engineering
2
CIEG 161  
Freshman Design
3
CHEM 103  
General Chemistry I
4
Science Elective
4
MATH 241 
Calculus A
4
MATH 242 
Calculus B
4
ENGL 110  
Critical Reading & Writing
3
Breadth Requirement
3
CISC 106  
Computer Science
3
Breadth Requirement
3
Total:
16
Total:
17

Year Two
Civil Engineering Degree - Core Courses
FALL
SPRING
CIEG 211 
Statics
3
CIEG 212  
Solid Mechanics
3
MATH 243
Calculus C
4
CIEG 213  
CE Materials Laboratory
1
COMM 212
Oral Communication
3
CIEG 311  
Dynamics
3
PHYS 207
General Physics I

4
MSEG 302  
Materials Science
3
Breadth Requirement
3
MATH 351
Engineering Math I
3
    Breadth Requirement
3
Total:
17
Total:
16

Year Three
Civil Engineering Degree - Core Courses
FALL
SPRING
CIEG 301 
Structural Analysis
4
CIEG 302 
Structural Design
4
CIEG 320 
Soil Mechanics
3
CIEG 321 
Geotechnical Engineering
3
CIEG 323 
Soil Mechanics Laboratory
1
CIEG 331  
Environmental Engineering
3
CIEG 305  
Fluid Mechanics
3
CIEG 351 
Transportation Engineering
3
CIEG 306  
Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
1
CIEG 451 
Transportation Engineering Laboratory
1
MATH 353
Engineering Math III
3
CIEG 315
Probability and Statistics for Engineers
3
Total:
15
Total:
17

Year Four
Civil Engineering Degree - Core Courses
FALL
SPRING
CIEG 461 
Senior Design
2
CIEG 461  
Senior Design
2
CIEG 486 
Engineering Project Management
3
Technical Elective
3
CIEG 440 
Water Resources Engineering
3
Technical Elective
3
Technical Elective
3
Breadth Requirement
3
ENGL 410
Technical Writing
3
Breadth Requirement
3
Total:
14
Total:
14

CHEM - Chemistry / CIEG - Civil and Environmental Engineering / CISC - Computer and Information Sciences / COMM - Communications / ENGL - English / MASC - Materials Science and Engineering / MATH - Mathematical Sciences / PHYS - Physics and Astronomy / STAT - Statistics

* Eligible Science Electives: BISC 207, BISC 208, GEOL 107, CHEM 104, PHYS 208, PHYS 245

For additional information, consult the current University of Delaware Undergraduate Catalog.
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