BS in Civil Engineering

Shorelight- University of Pacific, United States

bs-in-civil-engineering

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 53,200

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Civil engineering encompasses the structures and systems of a functioning society. From the water people drink to the roads they travel on, the work of civil engineers serves and benefits society every day.
  • The civil engineering program is recognized for its practical curriculum, high academic standards and student-centered emphasis. In addition to the CO-OP experience, students have opportunities to participate in competitions and hands-on projects as part of their studies.
  • Graduates of Pacific’s civil engineering program have the knowledge, skills and qualities necessary to pursue professional licensure and advanced level studies, practice engineering, and lead in the profession and in their communities.

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5 
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms NA
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms NA
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms NA

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 college preparatory subjects passed;
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms D or 3
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms D or 3
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms C or 4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) 0.0 - 3.5
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5.0
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) Below 40
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40
  • PSE (1 Term) 50
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) 50
  • PSE (2 Terms) 60
  • PSE (1 Term) 70
  • ID (2 Terms) 110
  • EAP (3 Terms) 80
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

  • Student must complete a minimum of 120 units of academic work and a minimum of 32 units of Cooperative Education in order to earn the bachelor of science degree in civil engineering.

I. General Education Requirements

A. CORE Seminars (2 courses)

  • CORE 001 Problem Solving & Oral Comm
  • CORE 002 Writing and Critical Thinking

B. Breadth Requirement (7 courses, at least 3 units each)

At least one course from each of the following areas: 

  • Artistic Process & Creation
  • Civic & Global Responsibility
  • Language & Narratives
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Scientific Inquiry
  • Social Inquiry
  • World Perspectives & Ethics

C. Diversity and Inclusion Requirement

  • All students must complete Diversity and Inclusion coursework (at least 3 units)

D. Fundamental Skills

Students must demonstrate competence in:

  • Writing
  • Quantitative Analysis (Math)

II. Major Requirements

  • Mathematics and Science (minimum 30 units)
  • MATH 051 Calculus I 4 hrs
  • MATH 053 Calculus II 4 hrs
  • MATH 055 Calculus III 4 hrs
  • MATH 057 Applied Differential Equations I: ODEs 4 hrs
  • PHYS 053 Principles of Physics I 5 hrs

Select one of the following:  4-5 hrs

CHEM 024

  • Fundamentals of Chem

CHEM 025

  • General Chemistry

CHEM 027

  • General Chemistry
  • Math or Science Elective 3-4 hrs
  • Geological or Biological Science Elective 3-4 hrs

Engineering Science: 

  • ENGR 010 Dean's Seminar 1 hrs
  • ENGR 019 Computer Applications in Engineering 3 hrs
  • ENGR 020 Engineering Mechanics I (Statics) 3 hrs
  • ENGR 025 Professional Practice Seminar 1 hrs
  • ENGR 030 Engineering and Computing Ethics in Society 3 hrs
  • ENGR 045 Materials Engineering 3 hrs
  • ENGR 045L Materials Engineering Lab 1hrs
  • ENGR 120 Engineering Mechanics II (Dynamics) 3 hrs
  • ENGR 121 Mechanics of Materials 3 hrs

Select one of the following: 3-4 hrs

  • ECPE 041 & 041L
  • Circuits and Circuits Laboratory
  • One 3 or 4 unit 100-Level BENG, CIVL, ECPE, EMGT, ENGR, or MECH
  • Professional Practice (minimum 32 units)
  • ENGR 181 Professional Practice 1-16hrs
  • ENGR 182 Professional Practice 1-16 hrs
  • ENGR 183 Professional Practice 1-16 hrs

Civil Engineering Core: 

  • CIVL 015 Civil Engineering Graphics 3 hrs
  • CIVL 060 Water Quality 4 hrs
  • CIVL 100 Introduction to Structural Engineering 4 hrs
  • CIVL 130 Fluid Mechanics I 3hrs
  • CIVL 130L Fluid Mechanics I Lab 1 hrs
  • CIVL 132 Introduction to Environmental Engineering 4 hrs
  • CIVL 133 Water Resources Engineering 4 hrs
  • CIVL 140 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 4 hrs
  • CIVL 180 Engineering Synthesis 4 hrs
  • EMGT 170 Project Decision Making 4 hrs

Select four of the following from a and b: 12hrs

a. Civil Engineering Analysis Electives

CIVL 022

  • Geomatics

CIVL 134

  • Groundwater

CIVL 145

  • Engineering Geology

CIVL 160

  • Structural Analysis

CIVL 163

  • Introduction to Earthquake Engineering

CIVL 171

  • Water and Environmental Policy

CIVL 173

  • Sustainable Engineering

CIVL 191

  • Independent Study

CIVL 193

  • Special Topics

CIVL 197

  • Undergraduate Research

EMGT 115

  • Building Information Modeling

EMGT 174

  • Engineering Project Management

b. Civil Engineering Design Electives:

CIVL 136

  • Design of Water Quality Control Facilities
  • CIVL 138
  • Solid Waste Systems Design and Management
  • CIVL 141
  • Earth Structure Design
  • CIVL 150
  • Transportation Engineering

CIVL 151

  • Construction Engineering

CIVL 164

  • Structural Timber Design

CIVL 165

  • Structural Steel Design CIVL 166
  • Reinforced Concrete Design

CIVL 193

Special Topics

  • AP CHEM scores of 4 or 5, or IB CHEM Higher Level scores of 5, 6, or 7, will satisfy the elective

Note: A minimum of 2 design electives (6 units) must be taken, of which 1 course will include a 3 or 4 unit structural design elective and 1 course must be a 3 or 4 unit non-structural design elective

 

  • Typical cost for two semesters $71,555
  •  Tuition $53,200 
  • Housing $10,290 
  • Dining $6,065 
  • Other $2,000

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