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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Construction Engineering, B.S.


Construction Engineering
www.civil.utah.edu
Meldrum Civil Engineering Building 2016
801-581-6931
wendy.mckenney@utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 127.50
Minimum Major Hours: 109.5

Admission Requirements

Direct Admission

Incoming Construction Engineering freshman for the 2017-2018 academic year who are offered direct admission into the College of Engineering will also be directly admitted to the Construction Engineering program.

Pre-Engineering Status

Matriculated students are admitted as Pre-Engineering and are permitted to enroll in 1000-level engineering classes. Major Status is required to enroll in the Department’s higher level courses. Advancement to Major Status is required to graduate with a degree in Construction Engineering.

Major Status

Students with an Engineering Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 or higher may apply for Major Status upon completion of certain courses. Please visit our website for further details on claiming major status. 

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must maintain a minimum Engineering GPA of 2.50 
  • A minimum grade of a C is required in all math, chemistry, physics, CVEEN 2010, CVEEN 2300, CVEEN 2310 and CVEEN 2140.
  • Students are only allowed to repeat an Engineering GPA course once, the grade earned the second time is used to compute the GPA upon which Major Status and graduation decisions are based.

Honors in Construction Engineering

Students seeking an HBS in Construction Engineering must complete:

Calculus


Completed with a C or Better

or Accelerated Engineering Calculus I


Completed with a C or Better

Physics


Completed with a C or Better

General Chemistry


Completed with a C or Better

Additional Math Courses


Complete with a C or Better

Complete 1 of the 3 options below:

Introductory Course


Completed with a C- or Better

Major Courses


Upper Division Courses


Complete with a C- or Better

Senior Courses


Completed with a C- or better

  • CVEEN 4221 - Concrete Design I 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN 4810 - Horizontal Construction 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN 4830 - Vertical Construction 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN 4850 - Facade Engineering I 3 Credit(s)

Technical Electives


Complete 3 courses

Completed with a C- or better (unless a 5000-level courses, which can be completed with D- or better)

Additional Science Requirement


Completed with a C- or better

General Education/Intellectual Exploration Courses


All Construction Engineering Students must fulfill the University’s G.E. requirements. Students with an Associate’s Degree should see the Academic Department.

Fine Arts Courses


Complete 2 courses

Humanities Courses


Complete 2 courses

Social Sciences Courses


Complete 2 courses

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record..

First Year


Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Total Hours: 16.5

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 17

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • CVEEN 4221 - Concrete Design I 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN 4810 Horizontal Construction 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN Technical Electives 6 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • General Education AI - 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN 4830 - Vertical Construction 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN 4850 - Facade Engineering I 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN 4920 - Construction Design Capstone 3 Credit(s)
  • CVEEN Technical Electives 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15