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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.

Prospective students should be aware that an enrolment limit may apply, and that, without the successful completion of ENGL 112 or equivalent prior to entry, the program will require an additional year for completion. Therefore, prospective students are advised to have completed ENGL 112 or equivalent prior to the second term of the summer session. For further information visit Civil Engineering.

The second-year program in Civil Engineering requires all students to take the course CIVL 201 (Introduction to Civil Engineering) 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.

Civil Engineering

Second Year
APSC 278 3
APSC 279 1
CIVL 201 3
CIVL 203 3
CIVL 204 3
CIVL 210 4
CIVL 215 4
CIVL 230 4
CIVL 231 4
CIVL 2351 4
EOSC 210 3
MATH 253 3
MATH 256 3
STAT 251 3
Total Credits 45
Third Year
CIVL 300 3
CIVL 301 3
CIVL 3022 3
CIVL 303 3
CIVL 305 3
CIVL 311 4
CIVL 315 4
CIVL 316 4
CIVL 320 3
CIVL 331 4
CIVL 332 3
CIVL 340 3
Total Credits 40
Fourth Year
CIVL 4023 3
CIVL 403 3
CIVL 409 3
CIVL 430 4
CIVL 445 3
CIVL 446 2
Technical electives4 15
Complementary Studies Electives5 3
Total Credits 36
1 End of Term 2, second year.
2 2This course satisfies the impact of technology on society requirement within the Complementary Studies Courses.
3 This course counts towards the professional development requirements within the Complementary Studies Courses.
4 See 4th Year Technical Electives; several elective streams are possible
5 See Complementary Studies Courses.

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