Department Of Civil Engineering

Undergraduate

PROGRAM EDUCATION OBJECTIVES (PEOs) 

PEO1: Graduates become professional engineers to work in leading national and international organizations to address challenging issues in the domain of Civil Engineering.

PEO2: Graduates engage in profession, academics, and research to keep abreast with the latest development and sustainable practices in the field.

PEO3: Graduates possess the fundamentals of the professionalism, ethics, and quality performance that will enable them to be leaders and contributors to the society.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Our mission for Civil Engineering graduates is to possess skills relating to:

  1. Engineering Knowledge:An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex civil engineering problems.
  2. Problem Analysis:An ability to identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex civil engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/Development of Solutions:An ability to design solutions for complex civil engineering problems and design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Investigation:An ability to investigate complex civil engineering problems in a methodical way including literature survey, design and conduct of experiments, analysis and interpretation of experimental data and synthesis of information to derive valid conclusions.
  5. Modern Tool Usage:An ability to crate, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling, to complex civil engineering activities, with an understanding of limitations.
  6. The Engineer and Society:An ability to apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice and solution to complex civil engineering problems.
  7. Environment and Sustainability:An ability to understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics:Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.
  9. Individual and Team work:An ability to work effectively as an individual or in a team, on multifaceted and/or multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication:An ability to communicate effectively, orally as well as in writing, on complex mechanical engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective report and design documentation, make effective presentations and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project Management:An ability to demonstrate management skills and apply engineering principles to one’s own work, as a member and/or leader in a team, to manage projects in a multidisciplinary environment.
  12. Lifelong Learning:An ability to recognize importance of and pursue lifelong learning in the broader context of innovation and technological developments.

 A. General Education requirements (53)

Subject Area Course Code CH
Computer Sciences CS101, CS101L, CS102L 4
Humanities HM101, HM102, HM211, HM322 12
Management Sciences MS496, CV323, CV323L, CV407 8
Natural Sciences MT101, MT102, MT201, ES202, ES341, CH101,CH161 18
Basic Engineering PH101, PH101L, PH102, PH102L 8
Interdisciplinary Engineering ME101, ME102, ME102L 3

 B. Core requirements (78)

Surveying and Geo Informatics CV201, CV201L, CV202, CV202L, CV305, CV305L 7
Geotechnical Engineering CV230, CV231, CV231L, CV332, CV332L 10
Structural Engineering CV211, CV211L, CV212, CV213, CV313, CV412 15
Concrete Engineering CV215, CV215L, CV314, CV414, CV414L 11
Hydraulic Engineering CV221, CV221L, CV322, CV322L, CV324, CV425 13
Transportation Engineering CV341, CV442, CV442L 7
Construction Engineering CV351 2
Environmental Engineering CV361, CV361L 4
Civil Engineering Drawing CV301L 1
Quantity Surveying and Cost Estimation CV403, CV403L 2
Project CV481, CV482 6

 C. Technical electives (6)

1. Structural Engineering
CV413 Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis 3
CV415 Introduction to Structural Dynamics 3
CV416 Pre-stressed Concrete 3
CV418 Introduction to Earthquake Engineering 3
2. Water Resources Engineering
CV422 Hydraulic Engineering Design 3
CV424 Applied Hydrology 3
3. Geotechnical Engineering
CV432 Foundation Engineering 3
CV433 Slope Stability 3
CV434 Design and Construction of Earthen Dams 3
4. Highway and Transportation Engineering
CV443 Traffic Engineering 3
CV444 Pavement Materials and Design 3
CV445 Geometric Design of Highways 3
5. Construction Management and Engineering
CV457 Contract Management 3
CV458 Entrepreneurship 3
6. Environmental Engineering
CV464 Environmental Impact Assessment 3
CV465 Environmental Engineering II 3
CV466 Solid Waste Management 3
7. Geo Informatics Engineering
CV472 Remote Sensing 3
CV473 Watershed Modeling Using GIS 3
CV474 Climate Change 3

 

Knowledge Profiles

Knowledge Profiles Description Courses
WK1 Natural Sciences Mechanics, Chemistry for Engineers, Electricity and Magnetism, Engineering Geology
WK2 Mathematics and Computing Calculus I, Calculus II, Differential Equations and Linear Algebra I, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Analysis, Introduction to computing, Intensive Programming Lab
WK3 Engineering Fundamentals Mechanics of Solids I, Engineering Graphics, Basic Surveying, Construction Materials and Concrete Technology, Fluid Mechanics I, Transportation Engineering, Advanced Surveying, Mechanics of Solids II, Basic Structure Analysis, Soil Mechanics, Indeterminate Structural Analysis, Fluid Mechanics II, Hydrology and Water Management, Civil Engineering Drawing and Graphics, Quantity Surveying and Cost Estimation
WK4 Engineering Specialization Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis, Introduction to Structural Dynamics, Pre-stressed Concrete, Introduction to Earthquake Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering Design, Applied Hydrology, Foundation Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Pavement Materials and Design, Geometric Design of Highways, Contract Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Engineering II, Solid Waste Management, Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing, Watershed Modeling Using GIS, Climate Change
WK5 Engineering Design Geotechnical Engineering, Reinforced Concrete Design I, Reinforced Concrete Design II, Engineering Hydraulics, Environmental Engineering I, Highway Engineering, Design of Steel Structures
WK6 Engineering Practice Mechanics of Solids I Lab, Basic Surveying Lab, Construction Materials and Concrete Technology Lab, Fluid Mechanics I Lab, Advanced Surveying Lab, Soil Mechanics Lab, Fluid Mechanics II  Lab, Geotechnical Engineering Lab, Hydrology and Water Management  Lab, Civil Engineering Drawing and Graphics, Geo Informatics Lab, Environmental Engineering I Lab, Quantity Surveying and Cost Estimation Lab, Highway Engineering Lab
WK7 Engineering in Society Occupational Health and Safety, Pakistan and Islamic Studies, Corporate law and Professional Ethics, Civil Engineering Economics, Technical Report Writing
WK8 Research Literature

Senior Design Project I, Senior Design Project II

Courses including CEPs

D. Summer Internship (Pass/Fail Grade; NIL Credit)

Every student is required to complete a compulsory training program of cumulative 6 to 8 weeks after the 6th semester (3rd academic year).

E. Survey Camp (Pass/Fail Grade; NIL Credit)

A survey camp after 4th semester (3rd academic year) is mandatory for all BS Civil Engineering students.

F. Total Requirements (137Credit Hours)

For the BS degree in Civil Engineering, a student has to complete 137 credit hours of course work, survey camp and a cumulative six to eight week internship after 6th semester.