Suggested Degree Pathway for Civil Engineering

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
CIVE.1070 Intro to Civil & Envir. Engin.
2
ENGL.1010/
HONR.1100
College Writing I/FYSH (CW)
3
CHEM.1210
Chemistry I (SCL)
3
CHEM.1230L
Chemistry I Lab (SCL)
1
MATH.1310 Calculus I (MATH)
4
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Humanities Persp. (AH)1
3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1020
College Writing II (CW)
3
CHEM.1220
Chemistry II (SCL)
3
CHEM.1240L
Chemistry II Lab (SCL)
1
MATH.1320 Calculus II 4
PHYS.1410 Physics I 3
PHYS.1410L Physics I Lab 1
Total 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

ENGN.2050
Statics 3
CIVE.2250
Surveying I and Lab 3
CIVE.2860
Prob. & Statistics for Eng.
3
MATH.2310
Calculus III
4
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS)1 3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
CIVE.2040
Strength of Materials
3
ENGN.2070
Dynamics
3
CIVE.2260
Geomatics
3
MATH.2360
Engineering Differential Equations 3
xxxx.xxxx
Arts and Humanities Persp. (AH)1
3
Total 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
CIVE.3010
Fluid Mechanics
3
CIVE.3100
Engineering Materials
3
CIVE.3110
Eng. Materials Lab
1
CIVE.3400
Transportation Engineering
3
CIVE.3410 Transportation Engineer. Lab 1
CIVE.3500 Structural Analysis 3
GEOL.3250 Geology for Engineers 3
Total 17

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
CIVE.3300
Soil Mechanics 3
CIVE.3320
Environmental Eng. Lab
1
CIVE.3330
Geotechnical Lab
1
CIVE.3520
Reinforced Concrete Design
3
CIVE.3620 Environmental Engineering 3
CIVE.3720 Civil Engineering Systems 3
ECON.2010 Economics I (SS) 3
Total 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
CIVE.4310
Foundation & Soil Engineering
3
CIVE.4520
Steel Design
3
CIVE.4600 Water Resource Engineering
3
xxxx.xxxx Professional Elective
3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Humanities Persp. (AH)1 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
CIVE.4700
Engineering Economics
3
CIVE.4850
Capstone Design
3
EECE.2130 Fundamentals of Electricity 
3
xxxx.xxxx Professional Elective
3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS)1
3
Total 15
Total Minimum Credits = 126 

1No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

Last Updated: 06/09/2017