Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterTerm Credits
CE 101 CE Computer Aided Design 1
CHEM 121
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles I
or General Chemistry I
FED 101 Fundamentals of Engineering Design 2
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111 Calculus I 4
ECON 201 Economics 1 3
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CHEM 122
Fundamentals of Chemical Principles II
or General Chemistry II
CHEM 124 General Chemistry Laboratory 1
CS 101 Computer Programming and Problem Solving 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
MATH 112 Calculus II 4
PHYS 111 Physics I 3
PHYS 111A Physics I Laboratory 1
 Term Credits18
Second Year
1st Semester
CE 200 Surveying 3
CE 200A Surveying Laboratory 1
MATH 211 Calculus III A 3
MATH 279 Statistics and Probability for Engineers 2
MECH 235 Statics 3
PHYS 121 Physics II 3
PHYS 121A Physics II Laboratory 1
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CE 210 Construction Materials and Procedures 3
CE 260 Civil Engineering Methods 3
EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment 1 3
MATH 322 Differential Equations for Applications 3
MECH 237 Strength of Materials 3
ENE 262 Introduction to Environmental Engineering 3
 Term Credits18
Third Year
1st Semester
CE 320 Fluid Mechanics 4
CE 320A Hydraulics Laboratory 1
CE 321 Water Resources Engineering 3
CE 332 Structural Analysis 3
MECH 236 Dynamics 2
Cultural History GUR courses-Select one of the following: 3
The Pre-Modern World  
The Modern World  
The Twentieth-Century World  
Physical Education:GUR Elective 1
 Term Credits17
2nd Semester
CE 333 Reinforced Concrete Design 3
CE 341 Soil Mechanics 3
CE 341A Soil Mechanics Laboratory 1
CE 350 Transportation Engineering 3
GUR- Lit/Hist/Phil/STS (upper-level) 3
Technical Elective 2 3
Physical Education:GUR Elective 1
 Term Credits17
Fourth Year
1st Semester
CE 431 Construction Materials Lab 1
CE 432 Steel Design 3
CE 443 Foundation Design 3
CE 494 Civil Engineering Design I 3
CE Elective 3 3
GUR Open-Select one of the following: 3
Practical Journalism  
Oral Presentations  
Technical, Professional and Scientific Writing for Publication  
Technical Writing  
Creative Writing  
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
CE 495 Civil Engineering Design II 3
Science Elective-Select one of the following: 4 3
General Biology  
HSS (upper-level) GUR Capstone Seminar 3
Management-GUR-Select one of the following: 3
Principles of Management  
Engineering Management  
Organizational Behavior  
New Venture Management  
CE Designated Elective-Select one of the following: 3
Geometric Design for Highways  
Construction Scheduling and Estimating  
Intro To Transportation System  
Engineered Construction  
Urban Planning  
Water and Waste Water Engineering  
Solid and Hazardous Waste Engineering  
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits133

This satisfied the lower lever Social Science GUR. Freshman placed in STS 201 Understanding Technological Society may substitute this course for EPS 202 Society, Technology, and the Environment. ECON 201 Economics is required for all CE majors.


Technical Electives: MATH 337 Linear Algebra or any CE, CET, ENE, TRAN elective 300 level or higher, including graduate courses.


CE Elective: Any CE, ENE, TRAN 300 level or above, including graduate courses.


Science Elective: R120-101 Biology (see Rutgers course schedule), CE 342 Geology or  EVSC 381 Geomorphology.

GUR Electives

Refer to the General University Requirement section of this catalog for further information on GUR electives.

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.