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Emphasis - Environmental

B.S.C.E. in Civil Engineering

Description

The B.S.C.E. degree emphasizes engineering sciences and civil engineering design with four proficiency areas: structural engineering, water resources and environmental engineering, transportation and construction management, and geotechnical engineering. The curriculum prepares the student for both professional practice and graduate study.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 129

Goals/Mission Statement

Mission

The Department of Civil Engineering (CE) within the School of Engineering (SoE) at the University of Mississippi (UM) strives to continuously improve the quality of its three functions: teaching, research and service. In so doing, the Department shall:

Goals

Program Educational Objectives

BSCE Graduates of the Civil Engineering Program at the University of Mississippi, within 3-5 years after graduation, will:

Student Outcomes

In accordance with ABET accreditation requirements, BSCE students at the University of Mississippi should demonstrate the attainment of the following student outcomes:

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete at least 18 semester hours of general education requirements: 3 hours must be in speech or oral communication (Spch 102 or 105), 3 hours in humanities, 6 hours in social science (including Econ 310), and 3 hours in fine arts. The remaining 3 hours can be in any of the humanities/fine arts categories.

Course Requirements

Specific requirements for the B.S.C.E. include Writ 100, Writ 101, or Hon 101; Writ 102, Liba 102, or Hon 102; Math 261-264, Math 353; Chem 105, 115; Phys 211, 212, 221, 222; Csci 251, Engr 309, 310, 312, 323, 400; C E 101, 102, 205, 207, 208, 305, 310, 311, 315, 401, 405, 412, 413, 417, 431, 433, 455, 456, 471, 472, and 481; 3 hours of basic science elective;at least 6 hours from List A technical electives (C E 414, 435, 495, 513, 514, 516, 541, 547, 572, 574, 575, 581, Engr 573); and no more than 6 additional hours from List B technical electives (Category B.I: any course from List A; Category B.II: C E 511, 521, 531, 570, 585, 590, Engr 321, 360, 497, 555, 571, 591, 593, G E 440, 450; other courses with the approval of the student's adviser and department chair including any relevant independent study course, e.g., Hon 401, C E 497, Engr 596, 597, 598; Category B.III: No more than one course from the approved list of the business minor.

Other Academic Requirements

Students in the Department of Civil Engineering are encouraged to take the Fundamentals of Engineering examination prior to awarding of the baccalaureate degree.

Emphasis - Environmental

Description

The B.S.C.E. degree with the Environmental Engineering emphasis stresses engineering sciences and civil and environmental engineering design with proficiency areas in: environmental and water resources engineering, structural engineering, transportation and construction management, and geotechnical engineering. The curriculum prepares the student for both professional practice and graduate study.

Course Requirements

COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EMPHASIS Specific requirements for the B.S.C.E. with the Environmental Emphasis include Writ 100, Writ 101, or Hon 101; Writ 102, Liba 102, or Hon 102; Math 261-264, Math 353; Chem 105, 106, 115; Phys 211, 212, 221, 222; Csci 251, Engr 309, 310, 312, 323, 400; C E 101, 102, 205, 207, 208, 305, 310, 311, 315, 401, 405, 412, 417, 431, 433, 455, 456, 471, 472, and 481; 3 hours of basic environmental science elective (Bisc 104, Geol 104, or Geol 105); 12 hours from Environmental Technical Electives (C E 572, Engr 321, Engr 571, Engr 573, Ch E 545, G E 450, G E 503; only one of C E 495, G E 470, G E 510; other courses with the approval of the student's adviser and department chair including any relevant independent study course, e.g., Hon 401, C E 497, Engr 596, 597, 598; no more than one course from the approved list of the business minor).

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

B.S.C.E. in Civil Engineering

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
3 hrs fine arts 3 Courses may be chosen from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Courses that satisfy this requirement are any Art History (AH); Liba 130, 204, 314; Mus 101, 102, 103, 104, 105; Danc 200; Thea 201, 202. Students who have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate coursework may fulfill the requirement with a 300- or 400-level art history course.
3 hrs fine arts/humanities 3 Complete 3 additional hours in any of the humanities or fine arts categories defined by the School of Engineering general education requirements.
3 hrs humanities 3 Courses may be chosen from African American studies (AAS 201, 202); classical civilization (Clc); environmental studies (Envs 101); gender studies (G St 201, 202); history (Hst); Liba 202, 312, 305; literature (Eng 103, 220-226); philosophy (Phil); religion (Rel); Southern studies 100 level; or Hon 101, 102 (if not being used to fulfill composition requirements). Additionally, students of the School of Engineering may count up to 3 credit hours of a language course (modern or Greek or Latin) with a grade of C or better to fulfill a humanities requirement. The course will be entered upon request in the student's degree audit as an approved substitute.
3 hrs social sciences 3 Courses may be chosen from anthropology (Anth), economics (Econ), political science (Pol), psychology (Psy), sociology (Soc), Liba 203, 313, or Hon 101, 102 (if not being used to fulfill composition requirements).
Econ 310 3 Complete Econ 310 with a passing grade.
Spch 102 or 105 3 Complete Spch 102 or Spch 105 with a passing grade.
Math 261 - C min 3 Complete Math 261 with a grade of C or better.
Math 262 - C min 3 Complete Math 262 with a C grade or better.
Math 263 - C min 3 Complete Math 263 with a C grade or better.
Math 264 3 Complete Math 264 with a passing grade.
Math 353 3 Complete Math 353 with a passing grade.
Chem 105 3 Complete Chem 105 with a passing grade.
Chem 115 1 Complete Chem 115 with a passing grade.
Phys 211 3 Complete Phys 211 with a passing grade.
Phys 212 3 Complete Phys 212 with a passing grade.
Phys 221 1 Complete Phys 221 with a passing grade.
Phys 222 1 Complete Phys 222 with a passing grade.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
C E 101/102 or Engr 100 2 Complete C E 101 and C E 102 or complete Engr 100. Coursework must be completed with a passing grade.
C E 205 1 Complete C E 205 with a passing grade.
C E 207 2 Complete C E 207 with a passing grade.
C E 208 1 Complete C E 208 with a passing grade.
C E 305 1 Complete C E 305 with a passing grade.
C E 310 3 Complete C E 310 with a passing grade.
C E 311 3 Complete C E 311 with a passing grade.
C E 315 3 Complete C E 315 with a passing grade.
C E 401 1 Complete CE 401 with a passing grade.
C E 405 1 Complete C E 405 with a passing grade.
C E 412 3 Complete C E 412 with a passing grade.
C E 417 3 Complete C E 417 with a passing grade.
C E 431 3 Complete C E 431 with a passing grade.
C E 433 3 Complete C E 433 with a passing grade.
C E 455 2 Complete C E 455 with a passing grade.
C E 456 3 Complete C E 456 with a passing grade.
C E 472 3 Complete C E 472 with a passing grade.
C E 471 3 Complete C E 471 with a passing grade.
C E 481 3 Complete C E 481 with a passing grade.
School of Engineering GPA Must be at least a 2.0

Major Requirements II

Requirement Hours Description
Csci 251 3 Complete Csci 251 with a passing grade.
Engr 309 3 Complete Engr 309 with a passing grade.
Engr 310 3 Complete Engr 310 with a passing grade.
Engr 312 3 Complete Engr 312 with a passing grade.
Engr 323 3 Complete Engr 323 with a passing grade.
Engr 400 1 Complete Engr 400 with a passing grade.

Emphasis - Environmental

Requirement Hours Description
Chem 106 3 Complete Chem 106 with a passing grade.
3 hrs envir sci electives 3 Complete 3 hrs of environmental science elective courses with a passing grade chosen from: Bisc 104, 160, Geol 104, Geol 105
12 hrs envir tech elect 3 Complete 12 hrs of environmental technical electives with a passing grade chosen from: C E 572, Engr 521, 573, Ch E 545, G E 450, 503 only one of C E 495, 500, G E 470, G E 510, other elective course with the approval of the student's adviser and department chair including any relevant independent study course, e.g., Hon 401, C E 497, Engr 596, 597, 598.
Check for only one Manually check for only one C E 495, 500, G E 470, & G E 510 in 12 hrs of environmental technical electives.
The policies and regulations contained in this online University of Mississippi Catalog are in effect for the current or selected semester. The catalog is not a contract, but rather a guide for the convenience of students. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change the fees, rules, and schedules for admission, registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time. Implicit in each student’s enrollment with the university is an agreement to comply with university rules and regulations, which the university may modify to exercise properly its educational responsibility.