Civil Engineering (B.S.) - Online

Civil Engineering (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher4
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective4
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours41-44

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
ENGR 270Technical Communication 13
MATH 131Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 1,24
MATH 132Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 1,24
PHYS 231University Physics I 1,24
Total Hours15

Course may fulfill select general education requirements


Minimum grade of 'C' required

Major Core
CHEM 115Essentials of General Chemistry4
ENGI 220Engineering Economy3
ENGR 105Introduction to Engineering I2
ENGR 115Introduction to Engineering II2
ENGR 235Statics3
ENGR 240Dynamics3
ENGR 315Fluid Dynamics3
ENGR 330Mechanics of Materials3
ENGR 481Engineering Design I3
ENGR 482Engineering Design II3
ENGV 205Computer Aided Design1
ENGV 225Surveying2
ENGV 320Civil Engineering Lab 12
ENGV 325Structural Analysis3
ENGV 345Soil Mechanics3
ENGV 355Civil Engineering Lab II 12
ENGV 365Hydraulic Engineering3
ENGV 380Project and Construction Management3
ENGV 390Steel Structure Design3
ENGV 395Geotechnical Engineering3
ENGV 410Transportation Engineering3
ENGV 420Professional Practice2
ENGV 425Concrete Structure Design3
ENGV 492FE Exam0
Science Elective 23
Total Hours65

Course offered in Intensive Format


Choose from the following approved science courses: BIOL 101, ENVR 215ENVR 220

Technical Elective
Technical Elective 13
Technical Elective 13
Total Hours6

Choose from the following courses: ENGR 381, ENGV 415, ENGV 440, ENGV 455, or ENGV 460

Quantitative Studies
ENGR 133Calculus with MATLAB1
ENGR 210Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineering3
MATH 430Multivariable Calculus3
MATH 432Applied Differential Equations3
PHYS 232University Physics II4
Total Hours14

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 130 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 32.5 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major, quantitative studies, and technical electives
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 32.5 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Math Elective MATH 131 1,2 4
ENGR 105 Introduction to Engineering I 2
ENGR 133 Calculus with MATLAB 1
Second Semester
MATH 132 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II 2 4
Information Literature Elective 1 3
Natural Science Elective PHYS 231 1,2 4
ENGI 220 Engineering Economy 3
ENGR 115 Introduction to Engineering II 2
Sophomore Year
First Semester
Communications Elective ENGR 270 1 3
ENGR 210 Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineering 3
ENGR 235 Statics 3
ENGV 205 Computer Aided Design 1
MATH 430 Multivariable Calculus 3
PHYS 232 University Physics II 4
Second Semester
CHEM 115 Essentials of General Chemistry 4
ENGR 240 Dynamics 3
ENGR 330 Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGV 225 Surveying 2
MATH 432 Applied Differential Equations 3
Junior Year
First Semester
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Social Sciences Elective 1 3
ENGR 315 Fluid Dynamics 3
ENGV 325 Structural Analysis 3
ENGV 345 Soil Mechanics 3
ENGV 410 Transportation Engineering 3
Second Semester
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
ENGV 320 Civil Engineering Lab 3 2
ENGV 380 Project and Construction Management 3
ENGV 390 Steel Structure Design 3
ENGV 395 Geotechnical Engineering 3
Technical Elective 4 3
Senior Year
First Semester
ENGR 481 Engineering Design I 3
ENGV 355 Civil Engineering Lab II 3 2
ENGV 365 Hydraulic Engineering 3
ENGV 420 Professional Practice 2
ENGV 425 Concrete Structure Design 3
Science Elective 5 3
Second Semester
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
Information Literature Elective 1 3
ENGR 482 Engineering Design II 3
ENGV 492 FE Exam 0
Technical Elective 4 3
 Total Hours130-133

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at General Education courses before enrolling in foundational skills requirements


Minimum grade of ‘C’ required


Required On-campus Intensive course


Choose from the following courses: ENGR 381, ENGV 415, ENGV 440, ENGV 455, ENGV 460


Choose from the following approved Science Courses: BIOL 101, ENVR 215, or ENVR 220

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