Sample Plan: Geoengineering

Freshman Year

Fall Semester (17 cr)

Math 1371 (1271) — Calculus I (4)
Phys 1301W — Physics I (4)
Biology /w lab (4)
Chem 1061 — Chemical Principles I (3)
Chem 1065 — Chem I Lab (1)
CSE 1001 — First year experience (1)

Spring Semester (16 cr)

Math 1372 (1272) — Calculus II (4)
Phys 1302W — Physics II (4)
Chem 1062 — Chemical Principles II (3)
Chem 1066 — Chem II Lab (1)
WRIT 1301 — University Writing (4 cr)

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester (17 cr)

Math 2374 (2263) — Multivariable Calculus (4)
AEM 2011 — Statics (3)
ESci 2201 — Solid Earth Dynamics I (4)
ESci 2301 — Mineralogy (3)
Liberal education elective (3)

Summer Session (4 cr)

ESci 3911 or ESci 4971W — Field geology (4)

Spring Semester (15 cr)

Math 2373 (2243) — Diff Eqns (4)
CEGE 3101 — Computer Applications I (3)
AEM 3031 — Deform Body Mech (3)
ESci 3891 — Field Methods (2)
Liberal education elective (3)

Junior Year

Fall Semester (16 cr)

CEGE 3301 — Soil Mechanics I (3)
CEGE 3501 — Environmental Eng (3)
CEGE 3502 — Fluid Mechanics (4)
ESci 4501 — Structural Geology (3)
Liberal education elective (3)

Spring Semester (15 cr)

CE 3102 — Uncertainty (3)
ESci 2302 Petrology (3) (or ESci 2203 Earth Surface Dynamics (4))
AEM 2012 — Dynamics (3)
CEGE 4121 — Computer Apps II (3)
CEGE tech elective* (3)

Senior Year

Fall Semester (13 cr)

CEGE 4311 — Rock Mechanics ­(4)
CEGE 4351 — Groundwater Mechanics (3.0 cr)
ESci core elective** (3)
Liberal education elective (3)

Spring Semester (13 cr)

CEGE 4102W — Capstone Design (4)
CEGE tech elec* (3)
CEGE tech elec* (3)
CEGE tech elec* (3)


14 cr tech elect =
**At least one ESCI course at the 4xxx-level or greater
*At least one course from the following list:

  • CEGE 4301 - Soil Mechanics II (3.0 cr)
  • CEGE 4501 - Hydrologic Design (4.0 cr)
  • CEGE 4502 - Water and Wastewater Treatment (3.0 cr)

*Others are chosen by student with guidance from advisor from typically 4*** and/or 5*** courses within CSE