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Advising and Registration Information for Civil Engineering Majors

Registration advising will be held on Wednesday, October 30thfrom 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Gunness Engineering Student Center in Marcus Hall.

Students whose last names begin with:         

  • A to G should come from 4:00-5:00 pm;
  • H to P should come from 5:00-6:00 pm;
  • Q to Z should come from 6:00-7:00 pm.

You must attend this session otherwise you will have to wait until January 2020 to register for classes at the risk of not obtaining the classes you need.  You must attend during your assigned hour time slot.  If you have a legitimate conflict, such as class, you may come at a different time slot.  If you cannot attend because of illness or another serious reason, please contact Jodi in 226 Marston Hall before the October 30 pre-registration advising session. 

Copies of flowcharts must be picked up from Jodi in Marston 226 beginning October 23. You must have your flowchart at advising.  Students should prepare for the meeting with their advisor by filling out the courses they are currently taking in the course selection form and must be ready to discuss classes they wish to take the following semester.  Seniors should review their Academic Advisement Report on SPIRE and bring questions about remaining course requirements with them to advising.  

Civil Engineering Requirements

All Sophomore, Junior and Senior students taking CEE classes should be CE majors. 

To be eligible to become a CE major, you must complete appropriate coursework and have earned grades of 'C' or better in the following courses: 

  • Math 131 & 132
  • Engin 111 (or equivalent)
  • Physics 151
  • Chem 111 or Physics 152
  • Englwp 112
  • 2nd Semester Engineering Intro Course Satisfying Major Requirements (CEE 121)

Students must retake any of these courses if they have not earned a C or better.  

Five hundred (500) level courses are open to undergraduates only if they are seniors (those within 30 credits of graduation) and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or by consent of the instructor.



CEE Course Prerequisites

Spring 2020 Course Schedule

Spring 2020 Electives