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Civil and Environmental Engineering Department


BS - Civil Engineering


Course Requirements

General Education Requirements30
Of the 51 units required by the university, 21 units may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.
American Institutions(6)
Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.
Physical Education2
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement(3)
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html.
Preparation for the Major29
MATH 030. Calculus IB43
MATH 031. Calculus IIB44
MATH 032. Calculus IIIB43
MATH 133A. Ordinary Differential Equations3
PHYS 050. General Physics/MechanicsB1+B34
PHYS 051. General Physics/Electricity and MagnetismB1+B34
CHEM 001A. General ChemistryB1+B35
GEOL 002. Introduction to Earth Science3
Requirement of the Major74
A semester-by-semester schedule for meeting these requirements is available in the department office and on the Civil and Environmental Engineering Web site at www.engr.sjsu.edu/civil/.
Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in all approved courses taken in the Civil Engineering Department.
Core Courses27
CE 020. Engineering Graphics, CAD and Programming3
Taking both ME 020 and ME 030 can be used to satisfy CE 020.
CE 095. Theory and Application of Statics3
CE 112. Mechanics of Materials3
EE 098. Introduction to Circuit Analysis3
ENGR 010. Introduction to Engineering3
ENGR 100W. Engineering ReportsZ+R3
MATE 025. Introduction to Materials3
ME 101. Dynamics3
ME 111. Fluid Mechanics3
Required Major Courses35
CE 008. Plane Surveying3
CE 120. Construction Materials Laboratory1
CE 121. Transportation Engineering3
CE 130. Civil Engineering Economic Analysis2
CE 131. Introduction to Construction Engineering3
CE 140. Soil Mechanics4
CE 150. Introduction to Hydrology and Hydraulics3
CE 160. Structural Analysis3
CE 162. Structural Concrete Design3
CE 170. Principles of Environmental Engineering3
CE 181. Civil Engineering Systems3
CE 190. Numerical Solutions of Civil Engineering Problems2
CE 192. Probabilistic Models for Civil Engineering Decisions2
Additional Courses12
Four courses from Civil Engineering electives approved by advisor. Two of the four elective courses must be approved design electives.

Total Units:135

A semester-by-semester schedule for meeting these requirements is available in the department office and on the Civil and Environmental Engineering Web site at www.engr.sjsu.edu/civil/.

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