B.S. in Civil Engineering Curriculum

Courses

Units

Freshman Year

1st Quarter

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20A — Chemical Structure1

4

Civil and Environmental Engineering 1 — Civil Engineering and Infrastructure2

2

English Composition 3 — English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

5

Mathematics 31A — Differential and Integral Calculus1

4

2nd Quarter

Chemistry and Biochemistry 20B/20L — Chemical Energetics and Change/General Chemistry Laboratory1

7

Mathematics 31B — Integration and Infinite Series1

4

Physics 1A — Mechanics1

5

3rd Quarter

Mathematics 32A — Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 1B/4AL — Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields/Mechanics Laboratory1

7

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

Sophomore Year

1st Quarter

Civil and Environmental Engineering 91 — Statics2

4

Mathematics 32B — Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 1C — Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity1

5

UCLA Samueli Ethics Course

4

2nd Quarter

Civil and Environmental Engineering 102 — Dynamics of Particles and Bodies2

2

Civil and Environmental Engineering C104 (Structure, Processing, and Properties of Civil Engineering Materials) or Materials Science and Engineering 104 (Science of Engineering Materials)2

4

Civil and Environmental Engineering 108 — Introduction to Mechanics of Deformable Solids2

4

Mathematics 33A — Linear Algebra and Applications1

4

3rd Quarter

Civil and Environmental Engineering M20 (Introduction to Computer Programming with MATLAB) or Computer Science 31 (Introduction to Computer Science I)2

4

Mathematics 33B (Differential Equations) or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 82 (Mathematics of Engineering)1

4

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 103 — Elementary Fluid Mechanics2

4

Junior Year

1st Quarter

Civil and Environmental Engineering 120 — Principles of Soil Mechanics2

4

Civil and Environmental Engineering 135A — Elementary Structural Analysis2

4

Civil and Environmental Engineering 150 — Introduction to Hydrology2

4

Civil and Environmental Engineering 153 — Introduction to Environmental Engineering Science2

4

2nd Quarter

Chemical Engineering 102A (Thermodynamics I) or Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 105A (Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics)2

4

Major Field Elective2,4

4

Natural Science Course1

4

3rd Quarter

Civil and Environmental Engineering 103 — Applied Numerical Computing and Modeling in Civil and Environmental Engineering2

4

Civil and Environmental Engineering 110 — Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers2

4

Major Field Electives (2)2,4

8

Senior Year

1st Quarter

Major Field Electives (2)2,4

8

Technical Breadth Course3

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

2nd Quarter

Major Field Electives (2)2,4

8

Technical Breadth Course3

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

3rd Quarter

Major Field Elective2,4

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

UCLA Samueli GE Elective3

5

TOTAL

181


  1. Counts as Mathematics and Basic Sciences for ABET, total units Mathematics and Basic Sciences = 56.
  2. Counts as Engineering Concepts for ABET, total units Engineering Concepts = 84.
  3. Students should contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for approved lists in the categories of technical breadth and GE (see page 23 for details).
  4. Must include required courses for two of the major field areas listed on page 51.