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Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering offers a program leading to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering. Interested students should apply for the Civil Engineering program after completing first year engineering, or after second year if applying from another institution.

The second-year program in Civil Engineering requires all students to take the course CIVL 201 (Civil Engineering I) in the first term following entry to the program. The course commences with a communication skills module that is delivered over the two weeks before the normal start of Term 1 classes at UBC. Attendance during the two-week period is mandatory for those students who do not meet specified requirements relating to marks in ENGL 112 or equivalent: visit CIVL 201 for additional information and instructions. Due to the early start date, affected students who plan to live on-campus in UBC Housing are required to apply for early arrival.

NOTE: The intake of students into the Environmental Engineering Option has been suspended effective 2016.

Prospective students should be aware that an enrolment limit may apply to the program, and to the option. For further information Visit Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Second Year
APSC 201 3
APSC 278 3
APSC 279 1
CIVL 201 3
CIVL 2021 3
CIVL 210 4
CIVL 215 4
CIVL 228 4
CIVL 230 4
CIVL 231 3
CIVL 2352 4
EOSC 210 3
MATH 253 3
MATH 255 3
Total Credits 45
Third Year
CIVL 300 3
CIVL 301 3
CIVL 305 3
CIVL 311 4
CIVL 315 4
CIVL 316 4
CIVL 320 3
CIVL 332 3
CIVL 340 3
MATH 257 3
STAT 251 3
One of CIVL 3043, CIVL 331 3
Total Credits 39
Fourth Year
CIVL 4024 3
CIVL 403 3
CIVL 409 3
CIVL 430 4
CIVL 445 3
CIVL 446 2
Technical electives5 15
Complementary Studies Electives6 3
Total Credits 36
1 This course satisfies the impact of technology on society requirement within the Complementary Studies Courses.
2 End of Term 2, second year.
3 CIVL 304 is required by students intending to take the environmental engineering elective stream.
4 This course counts towards the professional development requirements within the Complementary Studies Courses.
5 To be chosen in consultation with departmental advisors; several elective streams are possible.
6 See Complementary Studies Courses.

NOTE: The intake of students into the Environmental Engineering Option has been suspended effective 2016.

Environmental Engineering Option (enrollment suspended)

Third Year
CHEM 301 3
CIVL 300 3
CIVL 301 3
CIVL 304 3
CIVL 305 3
CIVL 311 4
CIVL 315 4
CIVL 316 4
CIVL 320 3
CIVL 332 3
MATH 257 3
STAT 251 3
Total Credits 39
Fourth Year
CIVL 340 3
CIVL 4021 3
CIVL 403 3
CIVL 406 3
CIVL 407 3
CIVL 408 3
CIVL 416 3
CIVL 445 3
CIVL 446 2
EOSC 429 3
Technical electives2 6
Complementary Studies Elective3 3
Total Credits 38
1 This course counts towards the professional development requirements within the Complementary Studies Courses.
2 To be chosen in consultation with departmental advisors.
3 See Complementary Studies Courses.

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