Civil Engineering - New Kensington

Starting at New Kensington and ending at University Park / updated 2/26/2014

This major is under an administrative enrollment control. Please review the Entrance-to-Major requirements found at http://dus.psu.edu/students/etm/requirements.html

Semester 1 (New Kensington)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
3.0
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
MATH 140 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry I (GQ)Notes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 2 (New Kensington)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
1.0
ECON 102 - Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 - Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy (GS)Notes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
1.5
MATH 141 - Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (GQ)Notes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
PHYS 211 - General Physics: Mechanics (GN)Notes for: PHYS 211

PHYS 211

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3 (New Kensington)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
CAS 100A - Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CAS 100B - Effective Speech (GWS)Notes for: CAS 100B

CAS 100B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
E MCH 211 - StaticsNotes for: E MCH 211

E MCH 211

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
1.5
2.0
PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (GN)Notes for: PHYS 212

PHYS 212

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4.0
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4 (New Kensington)

Course DetailsCredits
CMPSC 121 - Introduction to Programming Techniques (GQ)Notes for: CMPSC 121

CMPSC 121

The preferred course is CMPSC 201 or CMPSC 202. However, these are generally not offered at New Kensington. CMPSC 121 is generally accepted as a substitute for either CMPSC 201 or CMPSC 202, but students should verify this with their adviser.
3.0
E MCH 212 - DynamicsNotes for: E MCH 212

E MCH 212

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
E MCH 213 - Strength of MaterialsNotes for: E MCH 213

E MCH 213

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
ENGL 202C - Effective Writing: Technical Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
MATH 251 - Ordinary and Partial Differential EquationsNotes for: MATH 251

MATH 251

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 5 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
C E 310 - SurveyingNotes for: C E 310

C E 310

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
C E 332 - Project DevelopmentNotes for: C E 332

C E 332

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
C E 340 - Structural AnalysisNotes for: C E 340

C E 340

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
C E 360 - Fluid MechanicsNotes for: C E 360

C E 360

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
3.0
3.0
Total credits 18.0

Semester 6 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
C E 335 - Engineering Mechanics of SoilsNotes for: C E 335

C E 335

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
C E 336 - Materials Science for Civil EngineersNotes for: C E 336

C E 336

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
1.0
C E 370 - Introduction to Environmental EngineeringNotes for: C E 370

C E 370

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
C E 3XX/4XX - C E Elective
3.0
3.0
Total credits 16.0

Semester 7 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
C E 321 - Highway EngineeringNotes for: C E 321

C E 321

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
C E 3XX/4XX - C E Elective
3.0
3.0
Technical Elective
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 8 (University Park)

Course DetailsCredits
3.0
C E 3XX/4XX - C E Elective
3.0
C E 4XXW - Capstone Design
3.0
Technical Elective
3.0
Technical Elective
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Additional Notes

C E Elective: C E Electives must be selected from two of three remaining technical areas in the program: Structures (X40); Water Resources Engineering (X60); Environmental Engineering (X70).

Health and Physical Activity Elective: Students who complete the ROTC Program may substitute 3 ROTC credits for the GHA requirement and 3 ROTC credits for E E 211, E E 212, or M E 201.

Technical Elective: Select from department list. Students who complete the Cooperative Education Program may substitute the 3-credit sequence of ENGR 295, ENGR 395, and ENGR 495 for a Technical Elective.

These courses offered at New Kensington in fall semester only:

  • E MCH 211
  • ENGL 030
  • MATH 220
  • PHYS 212

These courses offered at New Kensington in spring semester only:

  • CMPSC 121
  • E MCH 212
  • E MCH 213
  • MATH 251
  • PHYS 211

TOTAL CREDITS: 130 (Since New Kensington does not offer a first-year seminar as part of first-year engagement, students will need to have an extra credit to earn the total number of credits required for the major.)

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

CMPSC 121
The preferred course is CMPSC 201 or CMPSC 202. However, these are generally not offered at New Kensington. CMPSC 121 is generally accepted as a substitute for either CMPSC 201 or CMPSC 202, but students should verify this with their adviser.