2016-17 Degree Plan

Civil Engineering, BS

School of Engineering: Department of Civil Engineering
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4 Year Plan

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Starting Math: 150

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CNM to UNM Transfer

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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 14 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C-
CE 160L: Civil Engineering Design 3 C-
CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Lab 1 C
Term Hours: 14
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 30 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
PHYC 160: General Physics I 3 C
CS 151L: Computer Programming Fundamentals 3 C
BIOL 110: Biology Non-Majors or EPS 101: The Blue Planet 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CE 202: Engineering Statics 3 C-
CE 283: Survey and Geomatics (Transportation System Measurements) 3 C-
MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C
PHYC 161: General Physics II 3 C
ECON 105: Introductory Macroeconomics or ECON 106: Introductory Microeconomics 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 61 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MATH 316: Differential Equations 3 C-
STAT 345: Elements of Mathematical Statistics and Probability Theory 3 C-
ENG 301: Dynamics 1 C-
ENG 302: Electronics (Non-majors) 1 C-
ENG 303: Thermodynamics 1 C-
ENGL 219: Technical Writing 3 C
Humanities Core 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 78 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CE 302: Mechanics of Materials 3 C-
CE 305: Infrastructure Materials Science 4 C-
CE 331: Fluid Mechanics 4 C-
CE 372: Principles of Construction 3 C-
CE 382: Transportation Engineering 3 C-
Term Hours: 17
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 94 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CE 308: Structural Analysis 3 C-
CE 335: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (Introduction to Water and Wastewater Treatment 3 C-
CE 350: Engineering Economy 3 C-
CE 360: Soil Mechanics 4 C-
Fine Arts Core 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 109 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
Second Language Core 3 C
Humanities Core 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 124 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CE 499: Design of Civil Engineering Systems 3 C-
CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
CE Depth Elective 3 C-
CE Depth Elective 3 C-
Core Social/Behavioral Science 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Each candidate for a degree must have at least a 2.00 GPA on work taken at the University of New Mexico which is counted toward the degree and at least a 2.00 GPA on all work taken at the University of New Mexico. In order to count toward graduation, each course required in a School of Engineering curriculum must be completed with a grade of C- or better. Courses used to fulfill the University of New Mexico core curriculum require a grade of C or better. Departments may have more restrictive academic requirements which also must be met.



  • Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
    Cc MATH 153: Precalculus and Trigonometry 5 C
    CE 160L: Civil Engineering Design 3 C-
    CHEM 121: General Chemistry I 3 C
    CHEM 123L: General Chemistry I Lab 1 C
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
    MATH 162: Calculus I 4 C
    PHYC 160: General Physics I 3 C
    CS 151L: Computer Programming Fundamentals 3 C
    BIOL 110: Biology Non-Majors or EPS 101: The Blue Planet 3 C
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 35 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    MATH 163: Calculus II 4 C
    Term Hours: 4
    Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 51 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 202: Engineering Statics 3 C-
    CE 283: Survey and Geomatics (Transportation System Measurements) 3 C-
    MATH 264: Calculus III 4 C
    PHYC 161: General Physics II 3 C
    ECON 105: Introductory Macroeconomics or ECON 106: Introductory Microeconomics 3 C
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 66 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    MATH 316: Differential Equations 3 C-
    STAT 345: Elements of Mathematical Statistics and Probability Theory 3 C-
    ENG 301: Dynamics 1 C-
    ENG 302: Electronics (Non-majors) 1 C-
    ENG 303: Thermodynamics 1 C-
    ENGL 219: Technical Writing 3 C
    Humanities Core 3 C
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 83 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 302: Mechanics of Materials 3 C-
    CE 305: Infrastructure Materials Science 4 C-
    CE 331: Fluid Mechanics 4 C-
    CE 372: Principles of Construction 3 C-
    CE 382: Transportation Engineering 3 C-
    Term Hours: 17
    Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 99 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 308: Structural Analysis 3 C-
    CE 335: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (Introduction to Water and Wastewater Treatment 3 C-
    CE 350: Engineering Economy 3 C-
    CE 360: Soil Mechanics 4 C-
    Fine Arts Core 3 C
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 114 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    Second Language Core 3 C
    Humanities Core 3 C
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 9 Hours Towards Degree: 129 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 499: Design of Civil Engineering Systems 3 C-
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    CE Depth Elective 3 C-
    CE Depth Elective 3 C-
    Core Social/Behavioral Science 3 C
    Term Hours: 15
    Degree Plan Notes
  • Each candidate for a degree must have at least a 2.00 GPA on work taken at the University of New Mexico which is counted toward the degree and at least a 2.00 GPA on all work taken at the University of New Mexico. In order to count toward graduation, each course required in a School of Engineering curriculum must be completed with a grade of C- or better. Courses used to fulfill the University of New Mexico core curriculum require a grade of C or better. Departments may have more restrictive academic requirements which also must be met.



  • Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 18 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENG 1101: College Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Cc MATH 1710: Calculus I (CNM) 4 C
    CHEM 1710: General Chemistry I (CNM) 3 C
    CHEM 1792: General Chemistry I Lab (CNM) 1 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty [UNM (CE 160L)]) 3 C
    IT 1010: Introduction to Computers (CNM) 3 C
    ENGR 1010: Survey of Engineering Fields (CNM) 1 C
    • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses.
    • The ENGR 2088 courses listed are actually courses completed at UNM. CNM does not offer an ENGR 2088. ENGR 2088 is a course number that receives UNM Engineering courses and applies them to the A.S. To see which class needs to be taken at UNM to satisfy this requirement hover over the course.
    Term Hours: 18
    Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 36 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ENG 1102: Analytic and Argumentative Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Cc MATH 1715: Calculus II (CNM) 4 C
    Cc PHYS 1710: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (CNM) 4 C
    Cc PHYS 1792: Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Laboratory (CNM) 1 C
    CSCI 1153: Programming in Matlab (CNM) 3 C
    BIO 1010: Biology for Non-Majors or EPS 1101: Introduction to Geology 3 C
    Term Hours: 18
    Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 42 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    Social/Behavioral Science (CNM) 3 C
    Humanities (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 6
    Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 57 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    MATH 2710: Calculus III (CNM) 4 C
    Cc PHYS 1810: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (CNM) 4 C
    PHYC 1892: Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Laboratory (CNM) 1 C
    ENGR 2810: Engineering Statics (CNM) 3 C
    ENGR 2088: Engineering Specialty [UNM (CE 283)]) 3 C
    • The ENGR 2088 courses listed are actually courses completed at UNM. CNM does not offer an ENGR 2088. ENGR 2088 is a course number that receives UNM Engineering courses and applies them to the A.S. To see which class needs to be taken at UNM to satisfy this requirement hover over the course.
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 72 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    ECON 2200: Macroeconomics (CNM) 3 C
    MATH 2910: Applied Ordinary Differential Equations (CNM) 3 C
    Cc ENG 2219: Technical Writing (CNM) 3 C
    Humanities (CNM) 3 C
    Fine Arts (CNM) 3 C
    Term Hours: 15
    Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 85 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 302: Mechanics of Materials 3 C-
    CE 305: Infrastructure Materials Science 4 C-
    CE 335: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (Introduction to Water and Wastewater Treatment 3 C-
    ENG 301: Dynamics 1 C-
    ENG 302: Electronics (Non-majors) 1 C-
    ENG 303: Thermodynamics 1 C-
    Term Hours: 13
    Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 101 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 308: Structural Analysis 3 C-
    CE 360: Soil Mechanics 4 C-
    STAT 345: Elements Math Statistics 3 C
    CE 372: Principles of Construction 3 C-
    CE 382: Transportation Engineering 3 C-
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 117 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 331: Fluid Mechanics/Lab 4 C-
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    CE 350: Engineering Economy 3 C-
    Term Hours: 16
    Term 9 Hours Towards Degree: 132 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
    CE 499: Design of CE Systems 3 C-
    CE Breadth Elective 3 C-
    CE Depth Elective 3 C-
    CE Depth Elective 3 C-
    Second Language Core Course 3 C
    Term Hours: 15
    Degree Plan Notes
  • In order to be admitted into the Department of Mechanical Engineering the student must attain an overall GPA of 2.75 in the following courses: MATH 162, MATH 163, ME 160L, PHYS 160, ENGL 110, CHEM 121, CHEM 123L, CHEM 122, and CHEM 124L