Bio-Resources Option

Freshman YearCredits
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I*4  
M 171Q - Calculus I*4  
University Core 3  
WRIT 101W - College Writing I*3  
DDSN 131 - Introduction to Drafting and Design3  
ECIV 202 - Applied Analysis  1
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II*  4
M 172Q - Calculus II*  4
PHSX 220 - Physics I (w/ calculus)*  4
University Seminar - Choose one of the following:  3
CLS 101US - Knowledge and Community
COMX 111US - Introduction to Public Speaking (formerly COM 110US)
HONR 201US - Texts and Critics: Knowledge & Imagination I
US 101US - First Year Seminar
Year Total: 17 16
Sophomore YearCredits
Choose one of the following:3  
BMGT 205 - Prof Business Communication
WRIT 201 - College Writing II
WRIT 221 - Intermediate Tech Writing
HONR 202IH - Texts and Critics: Knowledge & Imagination II
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems4  
SRVY 230 - Intro to Surveying for Engineers3  
EGEN 201 - Engineering Mechanics--Statics*3  
M 273Q - Multivariable Calculus*4  
EGEN 202 - Engineering Mechanics -- Dynamics**  3
EGEN 205 - Mechanics of Materials**  3
EGEN 350 - Applied Engineering Data Analysis**
or STAT 332 - Statistics for Scientists and Engineers
M 274 - Introduction to Differential Equation  4
University Core   3
Choose one of the following:  3
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity (Choose one of the following:)
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology
ENSC 245IN - Soils
ENSC 272CS - Water Resources
GPHY 284 - Intro to GIS Science & Cartog
NRSM 240 - Natural Resource Ecology
PHSX 222 - Physics II (w/ calculus)
Year Total: 17 18
Junior YearCredits
ECIV 312 - Structures I**3  
ECIV 320 - Geotechnical Engineering**3  
ECIV 333 - Water Resources Engineering**4  
EENV 340 - Princ of Envir Engineering**3  
EGEN 335 - Fluid Mechanics**3  
ECIV 308 - Construction Practice**  3
EGEN 310R - Multidisciplinary Engineering Design**  3
EGEN 324 - Applied Thermodynamics  3
EGEN 330 - Business Fundamentals for Technical Professionals**  3
University Core  3
Year Total: 16 15
Senior YearCredits
EENV 441 - Natural Treatment Systems**3  
ECIV 401 - Civil Eng Practice and Ethics**1  
ECIV 489R - Civil Engineering Design I**2  
University Core and Prof. Electives** 9  
EENV 432 - Advanced Engineering Hydrology**  3
ECIV 499R - Capstone: Civil Eng Design II**  2
EGEN 488 - Fundamentals of Engineering Exam**  0
Professional Electives**  9
Year Total: 15 14
Total Program Credits: 128

Key courses


 Advanced courses

Additional requirements: Professional electives must include 15 credits total with 1 course from the Water Resources Engineering Group and 1 course from the Environmental Engineering Group. A maximum of 4 credits total from Individual Problems,  and Undergraduate Research may be counted toward professional electives. The professional elective program must contain a minimum of 2 design intensive courses (see CE/BREN flow chart). Students must successfully complete all key courses prior to taking any professional electives. A maximum of 3 credit-hours may be included from a completed MSU minor, a prior or concurrent BS/BA degree in another major, or courses in a completed MSU Honors Program, or Internship (max. 3 credits).  A student may petition to include other senior or graduate level courses consistent with the degree program but not listed here (requires Academic Adviser and Department Head approval).
A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.

Professional Elective Courses

Water Resources Engineering Group
ECIV 431Open Channel Hydraulics3
ECIV 435Closed-Conduit Hydraulics3
EENV 434Groundwater Supply/Remediation3
EGEN 435Fluid Dynamics3
Environmental Engineering Group
EENV 440Water Chemistry for Envr Engr3
EENV 443Air Pollution Control3
EENV 445Hazardous Waste Treatment3
EENV 447Hazardous Waste Management3
Supporting Topics Group
BIOE 370General Ecology (equiv to 270)3
ECIV 309Building Information Modeling in Construction3
ECIV 311Construction Project Documentation2
ECIV 315Structures II3
ECIV 350Transportation Engineering3
ECIV 406Sustainability Issues in Construction3
ECIV 420Earth and Foundation Engr3
ECIV 425Geotechnical Structures3
ECIV 455Survey Data Collection & Analysis for Transportation Engineering3
ECIV 461Cold Regions Infrastructure Engineering3
ECIV 490RUndergraduate Research1-4
ECIV 498Internship2
EENV 490RUndergraduate Research1-4
EGEN 498Internship2
ENSC 353Environmental Biogeochemistry3
ENSC 444Watershed Hydrology3
ENSC 448Stream Restoration Ecology3
ENSC 460Soil Remediation3
ENSC 461Restoration Ecology3
GPHY 384Adv GIS and Spatial Analysis3
SRVY 375Analytic Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing3