Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) degree program. Students in our program receive high quality instruction in each of the 5 sub-disciplines in civil engineering: environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering. Our students are exposed to hands-on opportunities to put their knowledge to work by participating in laboratory courses, internships, and research projects. Our graduates are poised to enter graduate programs and careers in industry and consulting. The department has adopted the student outcomes established by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Achieving these outcomes establishes the foundation for achieving the program educational objectives. This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Degree Requirements

To meet the requirements for graduation, a student must successfully complete the required 120 credits of course work with a minimum overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and a minimum GPA of 2.0 in civil and environmental engineering courses.

Subject Area Total Credit Hours
English 6
Math and Basic Science 35
Social Science/Humanities 6
African-American Studies 3
ROTC/Physical Education 1
Engineering 66
Free Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 120

See Undergraduate Curriculum Handbook for more information.

News

Joseph Receives the 2018 NCC ACI Outstanding Student Award

Mon, April 23, 2018

Florantine Monica Joseph, a graduating senior in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the recipient of the 2018 National Capital Chapter - American Concrete Institute (NCC ACI) Outstanding Student Award. She was recognized at the NCC ACI Student Award Dinner on April 18, 2018 in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Read More >>

Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby Publishes Fluid Mechanics Textbook

Mon, March 26, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby recognizes three basic problems in fluid mechanics, which she meticulously addresses in her textbook Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers. Read More >>

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