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Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

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Montana State University's Department of Civil Engineering anticipates that the engineering and construction community will evolve quickly with several very fundamental precepts for success. Among these is the premise that the engineers and constructors of the future will continue to rely on fundamental engineering science and contemporary computational tools to guide their choices. We therefore choose to focus on fundamental engineering basics and the application of modern engineering tools. Our civil and environmental engineering programs will be acknowledged for their strong emphasis and rigor in engineering science, design, and applications. Our construction programs will be acknowledged for their emphasis on engineering and management skills and the application of those skills to the construction industry. The emphasis of these programs will continue to be preparation of students for professional practice in the engineering and construction industries.

Incorporating our vision into the traditional mission of a land grant institution leads to a strong emphasis on undergraduate education. However, in making this a substantial portion of our mission, we must also look beyond the undergraduate classroom. To ensure a quality faculty, and up-to-date curricula, we must ensure a vibrant broad-based graduate program at the master's level and a smaller subset of specialty areas at the doctorate level. A strong master's program also positions the department favorably for the possibility of future changes in professional degree requirements and is consistent with our vision for education at MSU. The graduate program is essential to attract good faculty and provide for their professional development, and to provide opportunities for students interested in study beyond the baccalaureate degree.

Mission
  • Foremost, we will provide undergraduate education founded on a rigorous treatment of engineering fundamentals coupled with modern engineering tools. We see competency in mathematics, physical science, and engineering mechanics, as crucial to our mission.
  • Provide graduate education opportunities in a majority of traditional civil engineering areas.
    • The department will maintain sufficient breadth to provide post-baccalaureate education focused on professional practice.
    • The department will provide graduate opportunities in a subset of focus areas coupled to vibrant research programs with sound external funding.

Civil Engineering


Civil Engineers design and construct facilities which improve the welfare and raise the living standards of people. These installations are usually permanent and expensive; each one is unique, offering challenging opportunities for ingenuity and creative design. A registered civil engineer is a professional with legal responsibilities and authority. Civil Engineering graduates enjoy splendid opportunities for employment in Montana, the Pacific Northwest, and the rest of the nation.

The following subareas comprise the field of civil engineering: environmental engineering for water and wastewater treatment, solid and toxic waste handling, and air and water pollution problems; geotechnical engineering for making use of soil, rock, and ice as foundation materials; structural engineering for buildings, bridges, dams, piers, towers, and other erected facilities; transportation engineering for highways, railroads, airports, and pipelines; water resources engineering for water supply, irrigation, flood control, aquatic habitat improvement, groundwater management, and hydroelectric power generation; construction of engineered facilities; and engineering measurements, which include surveying, photogrammetry, and mapping.

The Civil Engineering Bachelor of Science Program is a traditionally structured program that provides graduates with a strong background in math, basic sciences and engineering mechanics, and prepares graduates to become registered professional engineers capable of practicing civil engineering in the areas of environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation and water resources engineering. The background of graduates that select the Bio-Resources option is focused on soil, water resources and environmental concerns. The educational objectives of the Civil Engineering Bachelor of Science Program describe what graduates can expect to accomplish during the first years after graduation.

All graduates can expect to be able to:

  • enter the profession of Civil Engineering and advance in the profession to become registered professional engineers and leaders in the field of Civil Engineering.
  • work on multi-disciplinary teams and effectively communicate with Civil Engineers of various sub-disciplines, architects, contractors, the public and public agents, scientists and others to design and construct Civil Engineering projects.
  • begin to develop expertise in one of the sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering and engage in the life-long learning necessary to advance in the Civil Engineering profession;
  • contribute to society and the Civil Engineering profession through involvement in professional related and/or other service activity, and
  • conduct their affairs in a highly ethical manner holding paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public and striving to comply with the principles of sustainable development.

  • Some graduates can expect to be able to:
    • enter the surveying profession and become licensed to practice surveying;
    • begin careers in the construction industry;
    • or earn advanced degrees in Civil Engineering or other fields.

    Courses in the first two years of the program develop a student's mathematical skills and understanding of the physical principles that underlie the practice of civil engineering. Engineering science courses in the second, third, and fourth years develop the student's ability to apply mathematics and basic scientific principles to the solution of practical engineering problems. The third year student develops a broad perspective of the field and establishes the foundation for professional practice and further study. The student completes at least one course in each subarea of civil engineering by the end of this year. Most of these courses are combinations of engineering science and design experiences. The fourth year includes a capstone professional practice and design experience, elective courses in a subarea (or subareas) of civil engineering--most of which are combinations of engineering science and design experiences--and elective courses that help the student develop an appreciation for the role of the professional engineer in society. Additional experience in professional practice and design may be obtained through participation in the department's optional internship program. Contemporary engineering aids are introduced in the first year and used in assignments throughout the rest of the program. Courses and assignments that develop oral and written communication skills are distributed throughout the curriculum and are components of the capstone professional practice and design experience in the fourth year.

    Bio-Resources Engineering is an option within Civil Engineering. The first two years of this option are very similar to the first two years of the standard Civil Engineering curriculum. The third and fourth years allow students to build upon the basic Civil Engineering curriculum with courses that focus on soil, water, and environmental concerns. Bio-Resources Engineering students may take upper level professional electives in chosen areas of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics, Biology, or select courses offered in the College of Agriculture. Professional employment opportunities for Bio-Resources Engineering graduates exist in private industries dealing with land reclamation, soil and water remediation, hydraulic and hydrologic design, environmental impact and assessment, and natural resource management. State and federal agencies have also been frequent employers of engineers with Bio-Resources backgrounds.

    Graduating students are required to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam administered by the Montana Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as the first step toward professional registration. EGEN 488(Fund of Egineering Exam), a zero-credit course, is used to administer the exam. Students are encouraged to take the discipline-specific version. This examination is administered by the National Council of Engineering Examining Boards and is accepted nationwide through reciprocity with the Montana Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Students planning to take the comprehensive examination on surveying fundamentals as the initial step in becoming licensed as a registered land surveyor should review the education requirements for admission to this examination. Students electing to fulfill the educational requirements for registration as a land surveyor and for the baccalaureate degree in engineering must complete the requirements for both objectives.

    Graduate work leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees is recommended for qualified students desiring advanced professional attainment or careers in academic fields. The Civil Engineering Department offers a Master of Science degree targeted at qualified students interested in an advanced professional degree, for which the civil engineering work place is currently seeing an increased demand. The program consists of a concurrent schedule of undergraduate and graduate classes starting the senior year, allowing a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree to be obtained in a total of ten semesters of study.

    Student Performance and Retention Requirements

    Freshmen or transfer students entering the Civil Engineering Department must satisfy our Student Performance and Retention Requirements prior to advancement in their degree program. This means that students cannot enroll in advanced courses until a suite of key entry-level courses is completed at a minimum performance level. The following mechanisms will be used in the Student Performance and Retention Initiative efforts:

    1. Students will be required to successfully complete a suite of key courses (marked with an *) prior to taking any course from a select list of advanced courses (marked with a ), and must attain at least a C- in each of the key courses. In addition, each key course can be repeated at most one time.
    2. Once the suite of key courses is satisfactorily completed, students are allowed to advance in their degree program. Intentional attempts by a student to circumvent the Student Performance and Retention Requirements will be considered academic misconduct.
    3. Students who have difficulty meeting these requirements will work with their advisor to discuss changes that may enhance their academic performance.

    Curricula in the Department of Civil Engineering


    CIVIL ENGINEERING

    1
    Freshman Year F S
    ECIV 202--Appl Analys/Tech Communication* 2
    CE 201--Surveying 3
    CHMY 141--College Chemistry I * 4
    M 171Q--Calculus I* 4
    M 172Q--Calculus II *     4
    EGEN 115--Engineering Graphics * 1
    PHSX 220--Physics I * 4
    University Core     9
    (Includes University Seminar and College Writing*)
    14 17
    Sophomore Year F S
    Take one of the following:
         BUS 201---Managerial Communications   3
         WRIT 201---College Writing II   3
         WRIT 221---Intermediate Tech Writing   3
    Take one of the following:
         BIOB 160 ---Principles of Living Systems    4
         GEO 101IN---Intro to Physical Geology   4
         GPHY 284 ---Intro to GIS Science & Cartog   3
         ENSC 245 ---Soils   3
         BIOM 103IN ---Unseen Universe:Microbes    3
    CHMY 143--College Chemistry II 4
    EGEN 201--Engineering Mechanics-Statics* 3
    EGEN 202--Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics 3
    EGEN 205--Mechanics of Materials 3
    Take one of the following:
          EGEN 350--Applied Engr Data Analysis    2
          STAT 332--Statistics for Scientists & Engineers   3
    M 273Q--Multivariable Calculus * 4
    M 274--Intro to Diffential Equations 4
    EGEN 116--Engineering Graphics Lab 1
    PHSX 222--Physics II 4
    18 or 19 16 or 17
    Junior Year F S
    ECIV 308--Construction Practice 3
    ECIV 312--Structures I 3
    ECIV 315--Structures II 3
    ECIV 320--Geotechnical Engineering 3
    ECIV 331--Engineering Hydrology 2
    ECIV 332--Engineering Hydraulics 2
    EENV 340--Principles of Environmental Engineering 3
    ECIV 350--Transportation Engineering 3
    EGEN 335--Fluid Mechanics 3
    EGEN 325--Engineering Economic Analysis 3  
    EGEN 310R--Multidisc Engineering Design   3
    Take one of the following:
         EMAT 251--Materials Structures and Properties   3
         EELE 250 ---Circuits, Devices, and Motors   4
         EMEC 320 ---Thermodynamics I   3
         EGEN 324 --Applied Thermodynamics   3
    17 17 or 18
    Senior Year F S
    ECIV 401--Civil Engineering Practice and Ethics 1
    ECIV 489R--Civil Engineering Design I 2
    ECIV 499R--Capstone:Civil Engineering II 2
    EGEN 488--Fundamentals of Engineering Exam 0
    Analytical Elective (Contact the CE Dept for an approved list of courses) 3
    University Core and Electives     9 12
    15 14

    * Key courses
    Advanced courses

    University Core Electives for Civil Engineering majors must include one of the following courses:

    ECNS 101IS--Economic Way of Thinking 3
    MGMT 231IS--Knowledge Creation & Inquiry in Business 3
    MGMT 245D--Cultural Dimensions of International Business 3
    MKTG 242D--Intro to Global Markets 3
    PSCI 210IS--Introduction to American Government 3
    PSCI 214IS--Principles of Political Science 3
    PSCI 230D--Intro to International Rel 3

    Electives must include: 12 credits of approved professional electives at the 300 level or above. A minimum of 2 courses in CE 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 (max. 2 cr.), and Undergraduate Research may be counted toward professional electives. The professional electives program must contain a minimum of 2 design intensive courses. Students must successfully complete all key courses prior to taking any 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. A student may petition to include other senior or graduate level courses consistent with the degree program but not listed here (requires Academic Advisor 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: Credits
    EENV 432--Adv Engineering Hydrology 3
    EENV 434--Groundwater Supply & Remediation 3
    EENV 441--Natural Treatment Systems 3
    ECIV 307--Const Estimating & Bidding Practice 3
    CE 361--Legal Princpl Surveying 3
    CE 362--Public Land Survey System 3
    CE 363--Advncd Surv Computations 3
    ECIV 404--Heavy Constr Equip & Methods 3
    ECIV 405--Constr Proj Planning & Scheduling 3
    ECIV 413--Reinforced Concrete Design 3
    ECIV 414--Steel Design 3
    ECIV 415--Design of Masonry Structures 3
    ECIV 416--Design of Wood and Timber Structures 3
    ECIV 420--Earth & Foundation Engineering 3
    ECIV 425--Geotechnical Structures 3
    ECIV 431--Open Channel Hydraulics 3
    ECIV 435--Closed Conduit Hydraulics 3
    ECIV 450--Public Transit System Design 3
    ECIV 451--Highway Pavements 3
    ECIV 452--Traffic Engineering and ITS 3
    ECIV 454--Transportation Planning 3
    ECIV 456--Highway Geometric Design 3
    CE 463--Photogrammetry 2
    CE 464--Project Design in Surveying 3
    ECIV 492--Individual Problems 1-3
    ECIV 498--Internship 2
    ECIV 490R--Undergraduate Research 1-4
    EGEN 415--Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics 3
    EGEN 435--Fluid Dynamics 3
    EENV 443--Air Pollution Control 3
    EENV 447--Hazardous Waste Management 3
    EENV 445--Hazardous Waste Treatment 3

    BIO-RESOURCES ENGINEERING OPTION

    Freshman Year F S
    ECIV 202--Appl Analys/Tech Communication* 2
    CE 201--Surveying 3
    CHMY 141--College Chemistry I* 4
    M 171Q--Calculus I* 4
    M 172Q--Calculus II* 4
    EGEN 115--Engineering Graphics* 1
    PHSX 220--Physics I * 4
    University Core     9
    (Includes University Seminar and College Writing*)
    14 17
    Sophomore Year F S
    Take one of the following:
         BUS 201---Managerial Communications   3
         WRIT 201---College Writing II   3
         WRIT 221---Intermediate Tech Writing   3
    CHMY 143--College Chemistry II      4
    EGEN 201--Engineering Mechanics-Statics* 3
    EGEN 202--Engineering Mechanics-Dynamics 3
    EGEN 205--Mechanics of Materials 3
    Take one of the following:
         I&ME 350---Applied Eng Data Analysis   2
         STAT 332---Statistics for Scientists & Engineers   3
    M 273Q--Multivariable Calculus * 4
    M 274--Intro to Diffential Equations     4
    EGEN 116--Engineering Graphics Lab 1
    PHSX 222--Physics II     4
    Take one of the following:
         BIOB 160 ---Principles of Living Systems    4
         GEO 101IN---Intro to Physical Geology   4
         GPHY 284---Intro to GIS Science & Cartog   3  
         BIOM 103IN---Unseen Universe:Microbes    3  
         ENSC 245---Soils  3  
    18 or 19 16 or 17
    Junior Year F S
    ECIV 308--Construction Practice 3
    ECIV 312--Structures I 3
    ECIV 320--Geotechnical Engineering 3
    ECIV 331--Engineering Hydrology 2
    ECIV 332--Engineering Hydraulics 2
    EENV 340--Principles of Environmental Engineering 3
    EGEN 335--Fluid Mechanics 3
    EGEN 310R--Multidisc Engineering Design 3
    EGEN 325--Engineering Economic Analysis 3  
    Take one of the following:
         EMAT 251 --Materials Structures and Properties   3
         EELE 250 --Circuits, Devices, and Motors   4
         EMEC 320 --Thermodynamics I   3
         EGEN 324 --Applied Thermodynamics   3
    University Core and Electives 6
    17 or 18
    Senior Year F S
    EENV 432--Adv Engineering Hydrology 3
    EENV 441--Natural Treatment Systems 3
    ECIV 401--Civil Engineering Practice and Ethics 1
    ECIV 489R--Civil Engineering Design I 2
    ECIV 499R--Capstone:Civil Engineering Design II 2
    EGEN 488--Fund of Engineering Exam 0
    Analytical Elective (Contact the CE Dept for an approved list of courses)     3
    University Core and Electives     9 6
    15 14

    * Key courses
    Advanced courses

    University Core Electives for Civil Engineering/Bio-Resources Option majors must include one of the following courses:

    ECNS 101IS--Economic Way of Thinking 3
    MGMT 231IS--Knowledge Creation & Inquiry in Business 3
    MGMT 245D--Cultural Dimensions of International Business 3
    MKTG 242D--Intro to Global Markets 3
    PSCI 210IS--Introduction to American Government 3
    PSCI 214IS--Principles of Political Science 3
    PSCI 230D--Intro to International Rel 3

    Additional requirements: Professional electives must include 12 credits total with 1 course from the Water Resources Engineering Group and 1 course from the Environmental Engineering Group. A maximum of 4 credits total from Individual Problems, Internships (max 2 cr.), and Undergraduate Research may be counted toward professional electives. The professional elective program must contain a minimum of 2 design intensive courses. Students must successfully complete all key courses prior to taking any 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. A student may petition to include other senior or graduate level courses consistent with the degree program but not listed here (requires Academic Advisor 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: Credits
    Water Resources Engineering Group
    EENV 434--Groundwater Supply and Remediation 3
    ECIV 431--Open Channel Hydraulics 3
    ECIV 435--Closed Conduit Hydraulics 3
    EGEN 435--Fluid Dynamics 3
    Environmental Engineering Group
    EENV 443--Air Pollution Control 3
    EENV 447--Hazardous Waste Management 3
    EENV 445--Hazardous Waste Treatment 3
    Supporting Topics Group
    BIOL 303--Principles of Ecology 3
    EENV 492--Individual Problems 1-3
    EENV 490R--Undergraduate Research 1-4
    ECIV 315--Structure II 3
    ECIV 350--Transportation Engineering 3
    ECIV 420--Earth & Foundation Engineering 3
    ECIV 425--Geotechnical Structures 3
    CE 463--Photogrammetry 2
    ECIV 492--Individual Problems 1-3
    ECIV 498--Internship 2
    GPHY 384--Adv GIS and Spatial Analysis 3
    ENSC 345--Soil and Environmental Chemistry 3
    ENSC 444--Watershed Hydrology 3
    ENSC 453--Soil & Environmental Physics 3
    ENSC 460--Soil Remediation Sci 3
    ENSC 461--Restoration Ecology 3

    Construction Engineering Technology

    The Construction Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science Program is a technically rigorous, production oriented, and construction specialty neutral program that prepares graduates to enter and advance to leadership positions in the construction industry. The educational objectives of the Construction Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science Program describe what graduates can expect to accomplish during the first years after graduation.

    All graduates can expect to be able to:

    • enter the construction industry and advance toward leadership positions in the construction industry,
    • work on multi-disciplinary teams and effectively communicate with constructors, architects, engineers, the public and public agents, scientists and others to complete construction projects.
    • engage in the life-long learning necessary to advance professionally in the construction field;
    • contribute to society and the construction industry through involvement in professional related and/or other service activity,
      and
    • conduct their affairs in a highly ethical manner holding paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public and striving to comply with the principles of sustainable development.
  • Some graduates can expect to be able to:
    • enter the surveying profession and become licensed to practice surveying; or
    • earn a Master of Construction Engineering Management degree from MSU or other graduate degrees.

    The curriculum provides a well rounded, four-year, specialized university education culminating in a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering Technology (CET). Knowledge of mathematics and physical sciences along with applied courses in business management, law, and human relations form a background to move design, research or planning ideas to construction applications. The graduate has the training and skills provided by direct hands-on experience and has the additional knowledge and capabilities provided by theory and technological fundamentals. The curriculum prepares the student to be largely responsible for the construction of all types of structures, utilities, transportation facilities, and water and wastewater systems. Emphasis is on current construction applications, surveying, maximizing production, estimating, scheduling, quality control, safety, testing, and field analysis.

    Graduates use their skills and abilities to construct transportation systems, utilities, buildings, dams, public health and environmental systems, irrigation, municipal and public works, and also in surveying, mapping, and support of engineering design. Building, industrial, and heavy highway construction are emphasized with particular attention directed toward preparation for employment in management and supervisory positions in both field and office operations.

    This curriculum provides the education necessary to work with engineers, architects, contractors, technicians, and owners. The student in this curriculum can be employed as field supervisor, estimator, scheduler, or superintendent; he or she may progress to the highest levels of management in the construction arena such as project and operations managers. Because effective communication is essential in carrying out management responsibilities, students in this curriculum will be required to demonstrate good oral and written communication skills in their undergraduate studies. Other possible positions are employment with consulting engineers and architects in support activities involving plans and planning, acquisition of design data, surveying, construction inspection for quantity and quality control, sales engineering, plant expansion, and maintenance management activities.

    Students planning to take the comprehensive examination on surveying fundamentals as the initial step to becoming licensed as a registered land surveyor should review the educational requirements for admission to this examination. Students who desire both the CET degree and land surveyor registration must carefully arrange their elective courses if they plan to graduate in the normal four years.

    Students are required to take the Constructor Qualification Examination Level I (CQE) administered by the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) which must be taken the last semester of graduation. Seniors are eligible to take the national comprehensive examination on engineering fundamentals administered by the Montana Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, commonly called the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination. Students who plan to take the FE examination are encouraged to take additional selected courses in calculus, dynamics, and thermodynamics.

    Freshman Year F S
    CHMY 121IN--Intro to Gen Chemistry* 4
    ECNS 101IS--Economic Way of Thinking 3
    ECNS 202--Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    M 151Q--Precalculus * 4
    M 165Q--Calculus for Technology I * 3
    EGEN 115--Engineering Graphics * 1
    PHSX 205--College Physics I * 4
    University Core     3 6
    (Includes University Seminar and College Writing*)
    15 16
    Sophomore Year F S
    ARCH 241--Building Construction 3
    Take one of the following:
         BUS 201---Managerial Communications   3
         WRIT 201---College Writing II   3
         WRIT 221---Intermediate Tech Writing   3
    CE 201--Surveying 3
    ETCC 204--Applied Analysis & Communication for Construction Technologists 2
    CET 202--Const Surv & Earthwork 3
    EMAT 251--Materials Structures and Properties 3
    EGEN 203--Applied Mechanics * 3
    EGEN 208--Applied Strength of Materials 3
    GEO 101IN--Intro to Physical Geology 4
    M 166Q--Calculus for Technology II * 3
    EGEN 116--Engineering Graphics Lab 1
    PHSX 207--College Phys II 4
    17 18
    Junior Year F S
    ECIV 307--Constr Estimating & Bidding Practice 3
    ETCC 302--Soils & Foundations 4
    ETCC 310--Concrete Technology 3
    ECIV 308--Construction Practice 3
    EGEN 310R--Multidisc Engineering Design Design 3
    EGEN 331--Applied Mechanics of Fluids 3
    EGEN 325--Engineering Economic Analysis 3
    STAT 216Q--Introduction to Statistics 3
    Take one of the following:
         ACTG 220--Principles of Mang Acct    3
         ACTG 201--Principles of Accounting I    3
         EIND 373--Production Inventory Cost Analysis     3
    University Core and Electives    3
    16 15
    Senior Year F S
    BUS 361--Intro to Law 3
    ECIV 404--Heavy Constr Equip & Methods 3
    ECIV 405--Constr Proj Planning & Scheduling 3
    ETCC 499R--Capstone:Construction Engineering Technology 3
    ETCC 412--Structural Elements 3
    EELE 354--Electric Power Applications Appl 3
    ETME 425--Building Systems 3
    University Core and Electives 10
    15 16

    * Key courses
    Advanced courses

    Electives must include 7 credits of technical-professional courses of which one must be in CE or CET. A maximum of 4 credits total from Individual Problems, Internships (if taking 2 internships, must be from two separate employers), and Undergraduate Research may be counted toward professional electives. Students must successfully complete all key courses prior to taking any 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. A student may petition to include other senior or graduate level courses consistent with the degree program but not listed here (requires Academic Advisor 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.

    Technical-Professional Electives Credits
    ARCH 331--Environmental Cntrl I 4
    ARCH 332--Environmental Cntrl II  4
    BUS 301--Management & Organzatn 3
    BUS 331--Operations Management 3
    BUS 341--Marketing 3
    BFIN 322--Business Finance 3
    ECIV 350--Transportation Engineering 3
    CE 361--Legal Princpl Surveyng 3
    CE 362--Public Land Survey Sys 3
    CE 363--Advncd Surv Computatns 3
    CE 463--Photogrammetry 2
    CE 464--Project Design in Surveying 3
    ETCC 492--Individual Problems 1-3
    ETCC 498--Internship 1-2
    ETCC 490R--Undergraduate Research 1-4
    ECNS 309--Managerial Economics 3
    BFIN 420--Investments 3
    EIND 313--Work Design & Analysis 3
    EIND 425--Entrepren & Economic Feasibility 3
    EIND 434--Project & Engineering Management 3
    EGEN 324--Applied Thermodynamics 3
    MGMT 403--Human Resources Mgmt 3
    MGMT 464--International Management 3

    Land Surveying Minor

    This rigorous minor is designed to provide students with perspective and skills to pursue a successful career in surveying or a surveying related field. The focus is on courses related to surveying such as photogrammetry, the global positioning system, U.S. Public Land Survey System, legal principles of surveying, and project design in surveying. Enrollment in this minor is open to all engineering and non-engineering students.

    Students must complete all of the following courses:
      Credits
    CE 201--Surveying 3
    CE 363--Advanced Surveying and Computations 3
    CE 463--Photogrammetry 2
    CE 361--Legal Principles of Surveying 3
    CE 362--U.S. Public Land Survey System 3
    CE 464--Project Design in Surveying 3
    Take one of the following (3 credits):
         CET 202--Construction Surveying and Earthwork 3
         ECIV 350--Transportation Engineering 3
    20
    In addition students must complete any three
    (9 credits) of the following list of 3-credit courses:
    AGEC 337--Agricultural Law
    ECIV 456--Highway Geometric Design
    GPHY 284--Intro to GIS Science and Cartography
    GPHY 384--Advanced Geographic Information Science
    GPHY 484--Applied GIS and Spatial Analysis
    GPHY 357--Fundamentals/Applications in Mapping
    GPHY 426--Remote Sensing
    GPHY 457--Adv GPS Mapping for GIS
    Elective Courses      9
    *Total Required Credits      29
    *Courses have prerequisites that must be satisfied prior to enrollment
    in surveying minor courses. Contact the Civil Engineering Department
    for more information.

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