Civil Engineering

Freshman YearCredits
ECIV 101 - Intro To Civil Engineering1  
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
& CHMY 142 - College Chemistry I Lab*
M 171Q - Calculus I*
or M 181Q - Honors Calculus I
WRIT 101W - College Writing I*3  
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
BGEN 104US - Business & Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Seminar
LS 101US - Interdisciplinary Ways of Knowing
CLS 201US - Knowledge and Community
Take CLS 201US if > 30 earned credits.
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
& CHMY 144 - College Chemistry II Lab
M 172 - Calculus II
or M 182 - Honors Calculus II
PHSX 220 - Physics I with Calculus*
or PHSX 240 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys I
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
ECIV 202 - Applied Analysis  1
Year Total: 15 16
Sophomore YearCredits
SRVY 230 - Intro to Surveying for Engineers3  
EGEN 201 - Engineering Mechanics-Statics*3  
M 273 - Multivariable Calculus
or M 283 - Honors Multivariable Calculus
PHSX 222 - Physics II with Calculus
or PHSX 242 - Honors Gen & Mod Phys II
DDSN 131 - Introduction to Drafting and Design3  
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
or M 284 - Honors Introduction to Differential Equations
ECIV 337 - Civil Engineering Fluid Mechanics**  3
University Core (IS, IH, IA/RA or D)  3
Year Total: 17 18
Junior YearCredits
ECIV 312 - Structures I**3  
ECIV 333 - Water Resources Engineering**4  
EGEN 310R - Multidisciplinary Engineering Design**3  
Take one of the following:3  
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems
BIOM 103IN - Unseen Universe: Microbes
ENSC 245IN - Soils
ERTH 101IN - Earth System Sciences
GPHY 284 - Intro to GIS Science & Cartog
University Core (IS, IH, IA/RA or D)3  
ECIV 308 - Construction Practice**  3
ECIV 315 - Structures II**  3
ECIV 320 - Geotechnical Engineering**  3
ECIV 350 - Transportation Engineering**  3
EENV 340 - Principles of Environmental Engineering**  3
Choose one of the following Engineering Science Elec.:  3
EMAT 251 - Materials Structures and Prop
EELE 250 - Circuits, Devices and Motors
EGEN 324 - Applied Thermodynamics
Year Total: 16 18
Senior YearCredits
ECIV 489R - Civil Engineering Design I**2  
EGEN 330 - Business Fundamentals for Technical Professionals3  
Professional Electives**6  
University Core (IS, IH, IA/RA or D)3  
ECIV 499R - Capstone: Civil Eng Design II**  2
EGEN 488 - Fundamentals of Engineering Exam**  0
Professional Electives**  9
University Core (IS, IH, IA/RA or D)  3
Year Total: 14 14
Total Program Credits: 128

Additional requirements: 15 credits of approved professional electives at the 300 level or above. A minimum of 2 courses in civil engineering (i.e., ECIV, EENV, SRVY, EGEN) and not more than 3 courses in any one civil engineering sub-area are required. A maximum of 4 credits total from Individual Problems, Internships and Undergraduate Research may be counted toward professional electives. The professional electives program must contain a minimum of 2 design intensive courses (+)(see the CE flow chart). Students must successfully complete all key courses (*) prior to taking any advanced courses (**) which includes 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

DDSN 245Civil Drafting3
ECIV 307Construction Estimating and Bidding3
ECIV 309Building Information Modeling in Construction3
ECIV 311Construction Project Documentation2
ECIV 334Heavy Civil Construction Planning & Estimating3
ECIV 401Civil Eng Practice and Ethics1
ECIV 404Heavy Const Equip and Methods3
ECIV 405Construction Project Planning and Scheduling3
ECIV 406Sustainability Issues in Construction3
ECIV 414Steel Design +3
ECIV 415Design of Masonry Structures +3
ECIV 416Design of Wood and Timber Structures +3
ECIV 417Heavy Civil Construction Practices +3
ECIV 420Earth and Foundation Engr +3
ECIV 425Geotechnical Structures +3
ECIV 431Open Channel Hydraulics +3
ECIV 435Closed-Conduit Hydraulics +3
ECIV 451Highway Pavements +3
ECIV 452Traffic Engineering and ITS +3
ECIV 454Transportation Planning +3
ECIV 456Highway Geometric Design +3
ECIV 484Reinforced Concrete Design +3
ECIV 490RUndergraduate Research1-4
ECIV 492Independent Study1-3
ECIV 498Internship3
EENV 432Advanced Engineering Hydrology +3
EENV 434Groundwater Supply/Remediation +3
EENV 436Stormwater Management & Engineering +3
EENV 440Water Chemistry for Envr Engr3
EENV 443Air Pollution Control +3
EENV 445Hazardous Waste Treatment +3
EGEN 415Advanced Mechanics of Solids3
EGEN 420Ice and Snow Mechanics3
EGEN 435Fluid Dynamics3
SRVY 355Surveying Calculations3
SRVY 361Intro Legal Princ in Surveying3
SRVY 362Public Land Survey System3
SRVY 375Analytic Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing3
SRVY 474Project Design in Surveying +3