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B.S. in Civil Engineering

The civil engineering program requires 132 semester credit hours for graduation. Topics cover 30 credits of general math/science, 27 credits of core engineering coursework, and an addition 45 hours of major specific requirements.

The sample 4-year program includes a built-in minor in mathematics.  A minor is required for graduation at Marian University.

Sample 4-Year Civil Engineering Curriculum*

Sample Engineering Courses

General Math and Science Requirements (30 hours)

  • MAT 230 Calculus I
  • MAT 231 Calculus II
  • MAT 305 Calculus III
  • MAT 310 Linear Algebra
  • MAT 315 Differential Equations
  • CHE 140 General Chemistry I
  • CHE 141L General Chemistry I Lab 1
  • PHY 201 University Physics I
  • PHY 202 University Physics II

Engineering Core Requirements (27 hours)

  • EGR 101 Introduction to Engineering
  • EGR 151 Programming for Engineers
  • EGR 155 Intro Computer Aided Design
  • EGR 221Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  • EGR 241 Linear Circuit Analysis
  • EGR 261 Engineering Thermodynamics
  • *EGR 301 Global Engineering
  • EGR 317 Engineering Economics
  • EGR 490Engineering Senior Design

Civil Engineering Major Requirements (45 hours)

  • SCI XXX Science Elective (Non CHE or PHY)
  • EGR 222 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics
  • EGR 226 Mechanics of Materials
  • EGR 326 Engineering Statistics
  • EGR 365 Fluid Mechanics
  • CVE 3XX Surveying with Lab
  • CVE 330 Civil Engineering Materials
  • CVE 3XX Soil Mechanics
  • CVE 3XX Structural Design I: Steel and Concrete
  • CVE 3XX Civil Engineering Elective I
    (Analysis of Structures with Lab OR Hydraulics with Lab)
  • CVE 4XX Environmental Engineering
  • CVE 4XX Senior Design Project II
  • CVE 4XX Civil Engineering Elective II
  • CVE 4XX Civil Engineering Elective III
  • CVE 4XX Civil Engineering Elective IV 3

This plan is only a sample and will vary by student and course availability. 

A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.0 major GPA are required for graduation. To meet degree requirements, some disciplines require higher grades in each course or a higher cumulative GPA.

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