All civil engineering majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300: First Year Experience, and the degree program will require 69 credit hours.
Students are strongly encouraged to complete a course in Mechanics of Materials, also known as Strength of Materials, before transferring to a university.
Courses in engineering technology do not fulfill any of the requirements for the Area of Emphasis in Civil Engineering.
Although it is possible to complete the B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering in four semesters after earning the associate’s degree, students typically need five or six semesters to complete requirements.