Civil Engineering, Minor

Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

This minor is designed for other engineering majors or plans that emphasize math and science and provides civil engineering fundamentals with an emphasis in two of four specialty areas based upon your own interests: structures, geotechnical, transportation and water resources.

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 - 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 19
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 137
Research Optional

Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 19 units:

    Select courses from two of the following elective blocks (12 units):
  • *Environmental engineering majors taking this minor must choose two blocks from the structural, geotechnical or transportation blocks. 

  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also successfully complete. For prerequisite information, click on the course or see your advisor.

  • Course prerequisites must be completed with a Grade of "C" or better prior to taking these courses.