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The Minor in Structural Engineering is intended for students in engineering who desire additional knowledge in the structural or geotechnical engineering areas and whose current major is complementary to these topics.

The Minor in Structural Engineering is not open to students pursuing the Civil Engineering degree.

For details on the Minor in Structural Engineering or for more information, please contact Dr. Camilla Saviz (csaviz@pacific.edu), 209-946-3077.

Minor in Structural Engineering Requirements
To earn a Minor in Structural Engineering, students must complete a minimum of 20 units and 5 courses, with a Pacific minor grade point average of 2.0. At least 10 units must be taken at Pacific. Requirements of the Minor in Structural Engineering are as follows:

A. Required

  • ENGR 121 (4) Mechanics of Materials
  • CIVL 100 (4) Intro to Structural Engineering

B. One of the following structural design courses:

  • CIVL 164 (4) Structural Timber Design
  • CIVL 165 (4) Structural Steel Design
  • CIVL 166 (4) Reinforced Concrete Design

C. Minimum of two additional courses related to structural and/or geotechnical engineering:

  • CIVL 140 (4) Intro to Geotechnical Engineering
  • CIVL 141 (4) Earth Structure Design
  • CIVL 145 (4) Engineering Geology
  • CIVL 151 (4) Heavy Construction Methods
  • CIVL 160 (3) Structural Analysis
  • CIVL 163 (3) Intro to Earthquake Engineering
  • CIVL 164 (4) Structural Timber Design
  • CIVL 165 (4) Structural Steel Design
  • CIVL 166 (4) Reinforced Concrete Design
  • CIVL 173 (3) Sustainable Engineering
  • EMGT 115 (4) Building Information Modeling
  • ENGR 110 (3) Instrumentation and Experimental Methods
  • MECH 129 (3) Vibrations

Up to 3 units of related independent study, undergraduate research, or senior project may be used to meet requirements of the Minor.

The Minor in Structural Engineering provides students with additional knowledge in structural or geotechnical engineering. It is also intended for students whose current major is complementary to the Minor in Structural Engineering.

The Minor in Structural Engineering is not open to students pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering.

To earn a Minor in Structural Engineering, students must complete a minimum of 20 units with a Pacific minor GPA of 2.0. At least 10 units must be taken at Pacific. The following courses are required to earn a minor in structural engineering:

ENGR 121

Mechanics of Materials

4

CIVIL 100

Intro to Structural Engineering

4

Students must also take one of the listed structural design courses:

CIVIL 164

Structural Timber Design

4

CIVIL 165

Structural Steel Design

4

CIVIL 166

Reinforced Concrete Design

4

Lastly, students will also need to complete at least two courses related to structural or mechanical engineering:

CIVIL 140

Intro to Geotechnical Engineering

4

CIVIL 141

Earth Structure Design

4

CIVIL 145

Engineering Geology

4

CIVIL 151

Heavy Construction Methods

4

CIVIL 160

Structural Analysis

3

CIVIL 163

Intro to Earthquake Engineering

3

CIVIL 164

Structural Timber Design

4

CIVIL 165

Structural Steel Design

4

CIVIL 166

Reinforced Concrete Design

4

CIVIL 173

Sustainable Engineering

3

EMGT 115

Building Information Modeling

4

ENGR 110

Instrumentation and Experimental Methods

3

MECH 129

Vibrations

3

Up to 3 units of related independent study, undergraduate research, or a senior project may be used to meet the requirements of the Minor in Sustainability.

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