Four-Year Plan

An Eight-Semester Curriculum Plan Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.

(For all CE students starting the major in Fall 2012 and later.)

Freshman Year

1st Semester

Course Units
MATH 30 3
ENGL 1A 3
ORAL COMM. 3
ENGR 10 (GE Area E) 3
CE 8 3
TOTAL 15

2nd Semester

Course Units
MATH 31 4
PHYS 50++ 4
ENGL 1B 3
CHEM 1A 5
TOTAL 16

Sophomore Year

3rd Semester

Course Units
MATH 32 3
PHYS 51++  4
AMS 1A 6
CE 20 3
TOTAL 16

4th Semester

Course Units

MATH 33A (Previously known as MATH 133A)

3

AMS 1B*

6

GEOL 2

3

CE 95

3
Take Writing Skills Test 0
TOTAL 15

Junior Year

5th Semester

Course Units

ME 101

3

ME 111

3

CE 112

3

ENGR 100W**

3
CE 130 2
TOTAL 14

6th Semester

Course Units

CE 121

3

CE 140

3

CE 150

3

CE 160

3
CE 192 2
TOTAL 14

Senior Year

7th Semester

Course Units
CE 120 1
CE 131 3
CE 170 3
CE 190 2
CE Elective 3
SJSU Studies (GE Area S)** 3
TOTAL 15

8th Semester

Course Units
CE 162 3
CE 181 3
CE Elective 3
CE Elective 3
SJSU Studies (GE Area V)** 3
TOTAL 15

Notes

  • + Math 30X can replace Math 30
  • ++ Physics 70 and 71 can replace Physics 50 and 51
  • * American Studies 1A and 1B can also be met by taking 12-units from GE Areas C1, C2, D1, D2, D3 and U.S institution (See Engineering Student Success Center).
  • ** 9 units of upper division GE must be taken from College of Engineering approved list of GE courses (Engr 100W & Area S & V ). Consult with the Engineering Student Success Center.