Civil Engineering (B.S.) - Residential

Civil Engineering (B.S.) - Residential

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
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher4
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective4
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours46-49

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


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.)EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.)THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 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 121General Chemistry I4
ENGI 220Engineering Economy3
ENGR 102Introduction to Engineering1
ENGR 110Introduction to Engineering Fundamentals3
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 Lab2
ENGV 325Structural Analysis3
ENGV 345Soil Mechanics3
ENGV 355Civil Engineering Lab II2
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 13
Total Hours65

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

Technical Electives
Technical Elective 13
Technical Electives 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 231Calculus and Analytical Geometry III4
MATH 334Differential Equations3
PHYS 232University Physics II4
Total Hours15

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 136 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 34 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major, including technical electives and quantitative studies, taken through Liberty University
  • 34 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
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
MATH 131 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 1 4
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
Technology Competency 2 0-3
ENGR 102 Introduction to Engineering 1
ENGR 110 Introduction to Engineering Fundamentals 3
ENGR 133 Calculus with MATLAB 1
Second Semester
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
Communications Elective ENGR 270 3 3
Mathematics Elective MATH 132 1,3 4
Natural Science Elective PHYS 231 1,3 4
ENGI 220 Engineering Economy 3
Sophomore Year
First Semester
RSCH 201 Research 3
ENGR 210 Probability and Statistical Methods for Engineering 3
ENGR 235 Statics 3
ENGV 205 Computer Aided Design 1
MATH 231 Calculus and Analytical Geometry III 1 4
PHYS 232 University Physics II 4
Second Semester
Information Literacy Elective 3 3
CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 4
ENGR 240 Dynamics 3
ENGR 330 Mechanics of Materials 3
ENGV 225 Surveying 2
MATH 334 Differential Equations 3
Junior Year
First Semester
Cultural Studies Elective 3 3
Social Sciences Elective 3 3
ENGR 315 Fluid Dynamics 3
ENGV 325 Structural Analysis 3
ENGV 345 Soil Mechanics 3
ENGV 410 Transportation Engineering 3
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
ENGV 320 Civil Engineering Lab 2
ENGV 380 Project and Construction Management 3
ENGV 390 Steel Structure Design 3
ENGV 395 Geotechnical Engineering 3
Technical Elective 5 3
Senior Year
First Semester
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
ENGR 481 Engineering Design I 3
ENGV 355 Civil Engineering Lab II 2
ENGV 365 Hydraulic Engineering 3
ENGV 420 Professional Practice 2
ENGV 425 Concrete Structure Design 3
Science Elective 4 3
Second Semester
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
Information Literacy Elective 3 3
Critical Thinking Elective 3 3
ENGR 482 Engineering Design II 3
ENGV 492 FE Exam 0
Technical Elective 5 3
 Total Hours136-139

Minimum grade of ‘C’ is required


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to for more information


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


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


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

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