BEng. Civil Engineering

BEng Civil Engineering

About this program

BEng Civil Engineering Program is a four year degree program. This program relates to the introduction of the most common practices of civil engineering such as wastewater treatment, solid waste management, structural design and the rehabilitation of structures. This program creates awareness of environment-related issues and important on protection of natural resources. Students also learn how to manage the execution of civil engineering projects by setting goals, planning time, preparing budgets and considering indicators of quality while at the same time being sensitive to environmental constraints.

The degree is awarded after the successful completion of 132 credit hours of undergraduate work listed in the curriculum below, including a compulsory industrial internship and Capstone project.

  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Construction Engineering.

Career Opportunities

Civil Engineering graduates have opportunities for employment in a wide range of fields and occupations. They are employed in the construction industries relating to their specialization, as design engineers, site engineers, project manager, quality engineers and environmental engineers in Oman and abroad.
They also work on construction sites, consulting firms, government institutions, or pursue postgraduate education. Graduates also become entrepreneurs, faculty members and active researchers.

What will you study?

1st Year
Semester 1 Semester 2
University English I3 University English II3
Entrepreneurship Workshop & Seminars1 Oman History and Islamic Culture3
Calculus I4 Ethics in Workplace2
General Chemistry for Engineering4 Calculus II4
Engineering Drawing2 Physics I4
Introduction to Computer Programming2 Basic Electrical Engineering2
Engineering Workshop1   
Total Credits (7 Courses) 17 Total Credits (6 Courses) 18

2nd Year
Semester 3 Semester 4
University English III 2 Differential Equations 4
Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus 3 Environmental Science 2
Physics Laboratory 1 Professional Development for Engineers 2
Physics II 3 Geology 2
Engineering Mechanics 3 Construction Materials 2
Land Surveying Principles and Laboratory 3 Strength of Materials 3
    Civil Engineering Drawing 1
Total Credits (6 Courses) 15 Total Credits (7 Courses) 16

3rd Year
Semester 5 Semester 6
Probability & Statistics 3 Core / Concentration Elective I 3
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2 Core / Concentration Elective II 3
Geotechnical Engineering 3 Introduction to Transportation Engineering 3
Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory 1 Hydraulics and Laboratory 3
Structural Analysis I 3 Design of Reinforced Concrete Elements 3
Fluid Mechanics 3 Construction Technology 2
Construction Process Management 3
Total Credits (7 Courses) 18 Total Credits (6 Courses) 17
INDUSTRIAL INTERNSHIP COURSE TO BE TAKEN UP DURING SEMESTER BREAK

4th Year
Semester 7 Semester 8
Core / Concentration Elective III 3 Capstone Project II 3
Core / Concentration Elective IV 3 Organizational Behavior and Management 3
Foundation Engineering 3 Core / Concentration Elective V 3
Design of Structural Steel Elements 3 Core / Concentration Elective VI 3
Capstone Project I 3 Industrial Internship 2
Health and Safety in Construction 2    
Total Credits (6 Courses) 17 Total Credits (5 Courses) 14
Exit with Bachelor of Engineering  in Civil Engineering (132 Credit Hours)

 

CORE ELECTIVES
  • Computer Aided Design of Buildings
  • Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Water and Waste Water Treatment
  • Quantity Survey and Cost Estimation
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Engineering Economy
  • Numerical Methods

CONCENTRATION ELECTIVES

Concentration : Structural Engineering

  • Basic Structural Dynamics and Application
  • Pre-Stressed Concrete Design
  • Design of Tall Buildings
  • Structural Analysis II
  • Design of Composite Structures
  • Design of Special Structures
  • Design of Bridges

Concentration : Transportation Engineering

  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Airport and Harbor Engineering
  • Urban Transportation Planning
  • Railway Engineering
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Transportation Management

Concentration : Environmental Engineering

  • Water and Soil Pollution
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Hydrology
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Air pollution and Control
  • Environmental Modeling
  • Environmental Laws and Legislation
  • Energy and Environmental Management

Concentration : Water Resources Engineering

  • Hydrology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Hydraulic Structures
  • Fluid Machinery
  • Water Resources Planning and Management
  • Environmental Impact Assessment

Concentration : Construction Engineering

  • Construction Law and Contract Administration
  • Construction Methods and Plant Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Contracts and Procurement
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Concrete Technology
  • Construction Specifications and Regulations

 


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