2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog by Boise State University

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civil engineering admission to upper division the first two years of the curriculum are considered to be lower-division and the two remaining years upper-division students must apply for upperdivision status in civil engineering in order to be admitted to selected upperdivision civil engineering courses factors considered include overall gradepoint average performance in selected lower-division courses and a reflective statement of why you wish to be a civil engineer upper-division status is the only a prerequisite for ce 320 ce 352 ce 360 and ce 370 to gain upper-division status you must have • completed 45 semester credits • an overall gpa of at least 2.50 • passed the following courses with an average of 2.70 or better • ce 280 civil engineering case studies • ce 282 engineering practice • chem 112 general chemistry ii • ce/engr/me 350 engineering mechanics of materials • math 275 multivariable and vector calculus • math 333 differential equations with matrix theory • filed an application letter consisting of two to three paragraphs expressing why you wish to take upper-division courses • included a copy of your boise state university transcript either unofficial or official with the application you may apply in the semester you are finishing the above requirements if you do your application will be reviewed at the end of that semester program educational objectives graduates of the boise state civil engineering program will be competent engineers that 1.  apply theoretical and technical knowledge to evaluate and solve problems in a wide variety of civil engineering applications 2.  understand and protect public health and safety 3.  have communication skills to effectively convey solutions to colleagues and the general public and 4.  sseek to continuously improve knowledge and skills to understand the complex interactions of a variety of contemporary socio-economic issues and to meet the demands of a changing world civil engineering design civil engineering students gain design experience throughout their undergraduate careers at boise state as freshmen students are introduced to the fundamentals of design in the introduction to engineering course in which team projects and planning are emphasized as sophomores students take statics dynamics and mechanics of materials classes in which students learn to solve open ended-problems and select alternative designs in the junior year students take courses in fluid mechanics and environmental materials soils structural and transportation engineering these courses include laboratory sections and have significant design components in the form of practical problems alternative approaches to solutions feasibility considerations and specifications of systems in their final year students participate in a capstone senior design course in which they work on a complex multidisciplinary project students interact closely with local engineers from industry or state government to prepare drawings preliminary reports feasibility studies and evaluation of alternatives final written and oral presentations are key elements of this course students also take a required civil engineering design elective in their senior year and may elect to take other design courses to fulfill other technical elective requirements degree requirements civil engineering bachelor of science course number and title credits foundational studies program requirements indicated in bold see page 50 for details and lists of approved courses engl 101 introduction to college writing 3 engl 102 intro to college writing and research 3 uf 100 intellectual foundations 3 uf 200 civic and ethical foundations 3 dlm math 170 calculus i concepts and applications 4 dln chem 111 111l general chemistry i lab 4 dln phys 211 211l physics i with calculus lab 5 dlv visual and performing arts 3 dll literature and humanities or dll stem-ed 220 perspectives on science and mathematics secondary education emphasis 3-4 dls engl 202 technical communication 3 dls social sciences course in a second field or dls ed-cifs 201 foundations of education secondary education emphasis 3 ce 210 211 engineering surveying and lab 3 ce 280 civil engineering case studies 2 ce 282 engineering practice 3 ce 284 civil engineering computational methods or cs 117 c for engineers 2 ce 286 introduction to autocad for civil engineers 2 ce 320 principles of environmental engineering 3 cid ce 321 principles of environmental engineering lab 1 ce or me 330 331 fluid mechanics and lab 4 ce 340 engineering properties of construction materials 3 cid ce 341 construction materials lab 1 ce or me 350 engineering mechanics of materials 3 ce 352 structures i 3 ce 360 361 engineering properties of soils and lab 4 ce 370 transportation engineering fundamentals 3 cid ce 481 senior design project i 1 ff ce 483 senior design project ii 3 chem 112 112l general chemistry ii lab 4 cmgt 120 introduction to construction management 3 engr 120 introduction to engineering or engr 130 introduction to engineering applications 3-4 engr 210 engineering statics 3 engr 220 engineering dynamics 3 math 175 calculus ii concepts and applications 4 math 275 multivariable and vector calculus 4 math 333 differential equations with matrix theory 4 civil engineering design elective 3 civil engineering technical electives 6 continued boise state university 2017–2018 undergraduate catalog 95