CET Degree Plan

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology Requirements: (Total Credits – 131)

Accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET Inc.

These degree plans are not a substitute for regular advising appointments.

They are designed to give students an idea of the classes and course loads associated with the degree.

 Freshman Year  33 credits
 E T 154, Construction Methods and Communication (fall) 3
 DRFT 109, Computer Drafting Fundamentals 3
 ENGR 100, Introduction to Engineering 3
 E T 254, Concrete Technology (spring) 3
 ENGL 111G, Rhetoric and Composition 4
 MATH 190G, Trigonometry and Precalculus 4
 PHYS 211G, General Physics I (w/lab) 4
 General Education Courses from Area IV (Social & Behavioral Sciences) and Area V (Humanities & Fine Arts) [6 credits from one area, 3 from the other]* 9
Sophomore Year 32 credits
 Oral Communications Elective (COMM 265 Principles of Human Communication) 3
 Written Communications elective (ENGL 218G, Technical and Professional Communication) 3
 General Education Courses from Area IV (Social & Behavioral Sciences) OR Area V (Humanities & Fine Arts)* 6
 CHEM 110G, Principles and Applications of Chemistry 4
 PHYS 212G, General Physics II (with Lab) or ET 190 or EE 201 4
 MATH 235, Calculus for the Technical Student I 3
 MATH 236, Calculus for the Technical Student II 3
 SUR 222, Plane Surveying 3
 E T 240, Applied Statics 3
Junior Year 34 credits
 ET 241, Applied Dynamics (Fall) 3
 Viewing a Wider World electives (3 credits must be from Business College) 6
 Approved Technical Elective 3
 DRFT 143, Civil Drafting Fundamentals 3
 E T 308, Fluid Technology (w/Lab) 4
 E T 310, Applied Strength of Materials (w/Lab) 4
 E T 332, Applied Design of Structures I (Spring) 4
 E T 354, Soil and Foundation Technology 4
 E T 355, Site/Land Development and Layout (Spring) 3
Senior Year 32 credits
 Approved Technical Electives 9
 Survey Elective 3
 A ST 311, Statistical Applications 3
 E T 432, Applied Design of Structures II (Fall) 4
 I E 451, or C E 450, Engineering Economy and Law 3
 E T 410, Senior Seminar 1
 E T 412, Highway Technology (spring) 3
 E T 418, Applied Hydraulics (spring) 3
 E T 420 Senior Internship or E T 421 Senior Project 3

* Students must complete 15 total credits from Area IV and V, with at least six credits from each area.

Check out the NMSU Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and more information!

Check out the Viewing a Wider World courses!

Check out the CET Flowchart Advising Sheet as well!

CET Optional Concentrations:

Construction Technology

Transportation Technology

Water/Wastewater Technology