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BS in Civil & Infrastructure Engineering 

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering requires the completion of 133 credits in the following areas:

Degree Requirements Credits
University General Education Requirements 33
Engineering Requirements 28
Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Core Courses 66
Technical Electives 6
Total 133

University General Education Requirements (33 credit hours)

University General Education Requirements are (33) Credit Hours, as follows:

Orientation Courses (14 credit hours)
UNIV 100 – University Freshman Transition is mandatory for freshmen.

Code Course Title Credit
ARAB 101
or
ARAB 110
Beginner Level Arabic and Culture for non-Native Learners I or
Arabic Language and Culture for Native Arabic Speakers I
3
CSCI 112 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
CSCI 113 Introduction to Computer Programming Lab 1
ENGL 101 Composition 3
UNIV 100 University First-Year Transition 1
UNIV 200 Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability 3

Knowledge Domains (19 Credit Hours)

The knowledge domains are divided into the following three categories: six credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences, seven from the Natural Sciences and six from Fine Arts and Humanities.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 Credit Hours)

ECON 103 Principles of Microeconomics  3
UAES 200 Survey of United Arab Emirates Studies 3

Natural Sciences (7 Credit Hours)

CHEM 211 General Chemistry I  3
MATH 113 Calculus I 4

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 Credit Hours)

MEST 100 Introduction to Islam in World Culture  3
PHIL 100
or
ENGL 200
Critical Thinking and Reasoning  or
Advanced Composition
3

The fifth writing intensive course for the BS in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering is CIEN 334 Civil Engineering Testing and Materials

School of Engineering Requirements (28 credit hours)

ENGR 107 Introduction to Engineering 2
PHYS 110 University Physics I 3
PHYS 111 University Physics I Lab 1
MATH 114 Calculus II 4
MATH 213 Calculus III 3
MATH 214 Elementary Differential Equations 3
PHYS 220 University Physics II 3
PHYS 221 University Physics II Lab 1
STAT 346 Probability for Engineers 3
ENGR 390 Internship 3
ECEN 491 Engineering Seminar 1
CHEM 212 General Chemistry I Lab 1

Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Department Requirements (66 credit hours)

Core Courses (63 Credits)

CIEN 201 Computer Aided Drawings 3
CIEN 211 Statics 3
CIEN 212 Mechanics of Materials 3
CIEN 241 Infrastructure Management 3
CIEN 250 Engineering in Global Environment 2
CIEN 251 Fluid Mechanics 3
CIEN 261 Surveying  1
CIEN 265 Geographic Information System 2
CIEN 301 Numerical Analysis  3
CIEN 311 Structural Analysis 3
CIEN 321 Reinforced Concrete Design 3
CIEN 331 Construction Materials 3
CIEN 332 Construction Materials Lab. 1
CIEN 333 Geotechnical Engineering  3
CIEN 334 Civil Engineering Testing and Materials 1
CIEN 351 Environmental Engineering 2
CIEN 361 Highway Engineering and Design 3
CIEN 362 Transportation Engineering 3
CIEN 421 Structural Steel Design  3
CIEN 440 Infrastructure Financing 3
CIEN 441 Construction Management 3
CIEN 451 Infrastructure Systems 3
CIEN 491 Senior Design Project (1) 2
CIEN 492 Senior Design Project (2) 4

Basic Science Electives (3 Credits)

PENG 101 Physical Geology  3
BIOL 112 University Biology I  3

Technical Electives (6 credit hours)

CIEN 422 Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design 3
CIEN 424 Bridge Design 3
CIEN 431 Foundation Engineering 3
CIEN 442 Construction Planning and Scheduling 3
CIEN 444 Construction Cost Analysis and Estimating 3
CIEN 454 Water and Wastewater Supply 3
CIEN 455 Solid Waste Management 3
CIEN 456 Sustainable Urban Building Sites 3
CIEN 462 Advanced Pavement Design 3
CIEN 464 Airport Planning and Design 3
CIEN 493 Special Topics in Civil Engineering 3
ENGR 399 Undergraduate Research Project 3

 

Total 133 Credits 

 

Last updated: Apr 5, 2021 @ 12:22 pm

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