Degree requirements for a BS degree in Civil Engineering (2012 – )
for older degree requirements see the bottom of this page.
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 upper division status in Civil Engineering in order to take the required junior level Civil Engineering courses. Factors considered include overall grade point average, performance in selected lower division courses and a reflective statement of why you wish to be a Civil Engineer.
To gain upper division status you must:
- have completed 45 semester credits
- have an overall GPA of at least 2.50
- have passed the following courses with an average of 2.75 or better:
- CE 280 – Civil Engineering Case Studies
- CHEM 112 – General Chemistry II
- ENGR 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 that student wishes to take upper-division courses
The student shall include a copy of their BSU 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.
The application form is available here Upper Division Form (PDF) or in the departmental office (ERB 1134).
Applications may be emailed to the Department Chair, or a hard copy may be turned in at the Departmental office.