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Civil Engineering (Minor)

An undergraduate Minor degree in Civil Engineering can be obtained by students from outside the Civil and Environmental Engineering department by successful completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours (= 4 courses) in approved Civil Engineering coursework at the 300 or 400 level, at least one of which must be at the 400 level.

Civil Engineering (Minor)


Description


What is Civil Engineering at ODU like?

An undergraduate Minor degree in Civil Engineering can be obtained by students from outside the Civil and Environmental Engineering department by successful completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours (= 4 courses) in approved Civil Engineering coursework at the 300 or 400 level, at least one of which must be at the 400 level.

Program Highlights


What makes Civil Engineering at ODU unique?

  • Civil Engineering minor degree program would facilitate an essential foundation that one can build upon toward an engineering profession

Courses


What are some courses offered in Civil Engineering at ODU?

CEE 323:
Soil Mechanics


Fundamental engineering properties of soil and their application to earth structures and foundations. Topics include seepage, compaction, strength, and deformation characteristics of soils. Corequisite: CEE 335. Prerequisite: CEE 220.

CEE 340:
Hydraulics and Water Resources


Analysis of closed-conduit flow and open-channel flow. Principles of surface water hydrology and groundwater hydraulics. Economics and probability concepts in water resources planning. Corequisite: CEE 335. Prerequisites: CEE 304; CEE 330 with a grade of C or better.

CEE 370:
Transportation Fundamentals


This course surveys the current practice of transportation engineering in the United States. It focuses on various ground transportation modes and covers policy, institutional planning and operational issues. Students are introduced to planning models, capacity analysis, and traffic impact analysis. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Civil Engineering at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Civil Engineering should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

An undergraduate minor in Civil Engineering may be obtained by students from outside of the major by successful completion of 12 or more semester credit hours in approved Civil Engineering course work at the 300 or 400 level. In addition, a student seeking a minor in Civil Engineering must satisfy all pre- or co-requisite requirements for the courses selected.

For completion of a minor a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in courses required for the minor exclusive of lower-level courses, pre-requisites and co-requisites and complete a minimum of six hours of upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 374

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,039

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Scholarships


Various scholarship opportunities are available throughout the year from various funding sources upon one’s academic performance and/or upon intended specialization in one’s professional career path.

Next Steps


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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


Name:

Jaewan Yoon


Location:

130 KAUFMAN HALL, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-4724


Undergraduate Admissions


Location:

1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-3255


Email:

admissions@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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