Civil Engineering B.S.

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Minimum Requirements for Civil Engineering B.S. Degree: 126 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.36-40
As part of the general education requirements, complete the following:
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Calculus I
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.16
As part of the B.S. requirements, complete the following:
Calculus II
General Physics I
General Physics II
Civil Engineering Program Requirements
CE F112Elementary Surveying2-3
or MIN F202 Surveying and CAD for Engineers
CE F302Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering3
CE/GE F326Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering and Foundations4
CE F331Structural Analysis3
CE F334Properties of Materials3
CE F341Introduction to Environmental Engineering4
CE F344Water Resources Engineering3
CE F432Steel Design3
CE F438Design of Engineered Systems 13
DRT F210Intermediate CAD3
ES F100XEngineering Alaska - An Introduction to Engineering3
ES F100LMakerspace Alaska - A Laboratory Introduction to Engineering1
ES F201Computer Techniques3
ES F208Mechanics4
ES F301Engineering Analysis3
ES F331Mechanics of Materials3
ES F341Fluid Mechanics4
ESM F450Economic Analysis and Operations3
GE F261General Geology for Engineers3
MATH F253XCalculus III4
MATH F302Differential Equations3
Technical Electives 2
Complete 3 credits from the fields of environmental, construction or transportation engineering.3
Complete 6 credits from the following areas of emphasis, or as approved by an advisor:6
Arctic Emphasis
Arctic Engineering
Permafrost Engineering
Heat and Mass Transfer
Construction Emphasis
Construction Cost Estimating and Bid Preparation
Environmental Emphasis
Water and Wastewater Treatment Design
Air Pollution Management
Biological Unit Processes
Geotechnical Emphasis
Foundation Engineering
Slope Stability
Geohazard Analysis
Structural Emphasis
Reinforced Concrete Design
Timber Design
Transportation Emphasis
Design of Highways and Streets
Transportation Safety Analysis
Water Resources Emphasis
Groundwater Engineering
Hydrologic Analysis and Design
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Examination
Complete the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination administered by the State of Alaska.
Total Credits126-131

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.


Up to two graduate-level courses may be used towards graduation. Graduate-level courses must be approved by student’s advisor, and the student must be within two semesters of graduation and have at least a 3.0 GPA to take graduate-level courses.

Note: The ability to use computers for normal class work is expected in all engineering classes above the F100 level.