Civil Engineering Curriculum



Course No. Descriptive Title LEC lab/  tutorial Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
Draw 111 Engineering Drawing 1 0 3 1
Math 111 College Algebra 3 0 3
Math 112 Plane & Spherical Trigonometry 3 0 3
Chem 111 General Chemistry 3 3 4
Engl 111 Communication Arts 1 3 0 3
Fil 111 Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan 3 0 3
PE 111 Self-testing Activities 2 0 2
Hum 111 Philosophy and Ethics 3 0 3
26 Hrs 22 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC lab/ tutorial Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
Draw 122 Drawing 2 w/ Computer Application 0 3 1 Drawing 1
Math 123 Advanced Algebra 2 0 2 College Algebra
Math 124 Solid Mensuration 2 0 2 College Algebra, Trigonometry
Math 125 Analytic Geometry 3 0 3 College Algebra, Trigonometry
Phys 121 Physics 1 3 3 4 College Algebra,l  Trigonometry
Engl 122 Communication Arts 2 3 0 3 Communication Arts 1
Fil 122 Pagbasa at Pagsulat sa Ibat-ibang Disiplina 3 0 3 Sining ng Pakikipagtalastasan
Hum 222 Logic 3 0 3
PE 122 Fundamentals in Rhythmic Activities 2 0 2 Self-testing Activities
27 Hrs 23 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
Phys 212 Physics 2 3 3 4 Engineering Physics 1
Math 216 Differential  Calculus 4 0 4 Solid  Mensuration
Analytic Geometry , Advanced Algebra
Math 217 Probability & Statistics 3 0 3 College Algebra
CS 211 Computer Fundamentals  & Programming 2 3 3 2nd year standing
Soc Sc 211 Basic Economics w/TLR 3 0 3
Engl 213 Technical English 3 0 3 Communication Arts 1 & 2
Eff Com 1 Effective Communication in English 1 3 0 3 Communication Arts 1 & 2
PE 213 Fundamentals of Games & Sports 2 0 2 Fundamentals in Rhythmic Activities
NSTP 1 National Service Training Program 3 0 3
32 Hrs 27 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
Math 228 Integral Calculus 4 0 4 Differential  Calculus
Hum 223 Arts 3 0 3
EE 221 Basic Electrical Engineering 3 0 3 College Algebra, Trigonometry, Physics 2
Eff Com 2 Effective Communication in English 2 3 0 3 Eff Com 1
Soc Sci 222 Philippine History,  Government w/ Constitution 3 0 3
Rizal Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
PE 224 Recreational Activities 2 0 2 Fundamentals of Games & Sports
NSTP 2 National Service Training Program 3 0 3 NSTP 1
27 Hrs 27 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
CE CAD Computer-Aided Drafting 0 3 1 3rd year Standing
Math 318 Differential Equations 3 0 3 Integral Calculus
Mech 311 Statics of Rigid Bodies 3 0 3 Integral Calculus, Physics 1
Soc Sci 313 General Psychology w/ DAP 3 0 3
Surv 311 Surveying 1 (Elementary) 3 3 4 Trigonometry,Advanced Algebra,Engineering Drawing
Econ 311 Engineering Economy 3 0 3 3rd year Standing
Soc. Sci 314 Introduction to Sociology w/ Population Educ. 3 0 3
Relg 311 Biblical Studies 3 0 3
27 Hrs 23 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
Math 3210 Advanced Engineering Mathematics 3 0 3 Differential Equations
Mech 322 Dynamics of Rigid Bodies 2 0 2 Statics of Rigid Bodies
Mech 323 Mechanics of Deformable Bodies 3 0 3 Statics of Rigid Bodies
Surv 321 Surveying 2 (Higher) 3 3 4 Surveying 1
CE 321 Environmental Engineering 2 0 2 General Chemistry
CE 322 Safety Management 1 0 1 3rd year standing
Relg 322 Comparative Spirituality 3 0 3
ME 321 Basic Mechanical Engineering 3 0 3 College Algebra, Trigonometry, Physics 2
23 Hrs 21 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
CE 411 Structural Theory 1 3 3 4 Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
CE 412 Geotechnical Engineering 1 (Soil Mechanics) 3 3 4 Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
CE 413 Building Design 1 1 3 2 Engineering Drawing 1 & 2
CE 415 Construction Materials and Testing 2 3 3 Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
Mech 414 Mechanics of Fluids 2 3 3 Dynamics of Rigid Bodies,
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies, Differential Equation
Math 411 Numerical Methods 3 0 3 Advanced Engineering Mathematics
Surv 413 Surveying 3 (Routes) 3 3 4
34 Hrs 23 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
Research 411 Research Methods 2 0 2 4th year Standing
CE 421 Structural Theory 2 3 3 4 Structural Theory 1
CE 422 Structural Design 1 (Reinforced Concrete) 3 3 4 Theory 1,  Theory 2
CE 423 Hydraulics 2 3 3 Mechanics of Fluids
CE 424 Hydrology 3 0 3 Mechanics of Fluids
CE 425 Building Design 2 1 3 2 Building Design 1
CE 426 Highway Engineering 3 0 3 Surveying 3
CE 427 Computer Application in CE 0 3 1 CAD
32 Hrs 22 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
CE 431 On –the- job- training 3 0 3 4th year  standing
CE 431E Course Audit 1 3 0 3 4th year  standing
CE 432 Transportation Engineering 3 0 3 Highway Engineering
9 Hrs 9 units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
CE 511 Geotechnical Engineering 2     (Foundation Engineering) 3 3 4 Geotechnical Engineering 1
CE 512 Structural Design 2 (Steel) 3 3 4 Structural Theory 2
CE 513 Civil Engineering Projects 1 6 3 5th year standing
CE 514 Engineering Management 3 0 3
CE 515 Structural Design 2 (Timber) 2 3 3 Structural Theory 2
CE 512E Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering 3 0 3 5th year Standing
30 Hrs 20 Units


Course No. Descriptive Title LEC l/t Units Pre-Requisite/ (Co-requisite)
CE 521 Water Resources Engineering 3 0 3 Hydraulics
CE 522 Construction Method and Project Management 3 3 4 Engineering Management
CE 523 CE  Laws, Contracts, Specification and Ethics 3 0 3 Fifth year standing
CE 521E Course Audit 2 3 0 3 Course Audit 1
CE 522 E Geotechnical Aspect of Landfill Design 3 0 3 5th year Standing
CE 523 E Special Topics on Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering 3 0 3 5th year Standing
CE 524 E Geosynthetics in Geotechnical Engineering 3 0 3 5th year Standing
24 Hrs 22 Units

1. Subjects taken in violation of pre-requisite requirements will not be credited.
2. Students will not be allowed to enroll in the 4th year if they have not passed all 1st and 2nd year subjects.




Math 111: College Algebra (3)
Algebraic expressions and equations solution sets of algebraic equations in one variable linear quadratic polynomial of degree n, fractional, radical equations quadratic in form exponential and logarithmic equations decomposition of fractions into partial fractions solution sets of systems of linear equations involving up to three variables.

Math 123: Advanced  Algebra (2)
Matrices and determinants arithmetic and geometric series solution sets of different types of inequalities and systems involving quadratics solution of linear equations using determinants and matrices.

Math 112: Plane & Spherical Trigonometry (4)
Trigonometric functions identities and equations solutions of triangles law of sines law of cosines inverse trigonometric functions spherical trigonometry

Math 125: Analytic Geometry (3)
Equations of lines and conic sections curve tracing in both rectangular and polar coordinates in two – dimensional space

Math 124: Solid  Mensuration (2)
Concept of lines and planes. Cavliens and Volume theorems formulas for areas of plane figures volumes for solids volumes and surfaces areas for spheres pyramids and cones zone sector and segment of a sphere theorems of Pappus

Math 216: Differential Calculus (4)
Basic concepts of calculus such as limits continuity and differentiability of functions differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions involving one or more variables application of differential calculus to problems on optimization rates of change related rates tangents and normal ad approximations partial differentiation and transcendental curve tracing.

Math 228: Integral  Calculus (4)
Anti-derivatives; integration methods; definite integrals; multiple integrals; applications; infinite series.

Math 318: Differential  Equations (3)
Ordinary differential equations of the first order, linear differential equation with constant coefficients; simultaneous linear differential equations; applications.

Math 217: Probability and Statistics (3)
Basic principles of statistics, charts, graphs, presentation and analysis of data averages, median, mode, deviations, probability distribution, normal curves and applications; regression analysis and correlation; application in engineering problems.

Math 3210: Advanced Engineering Mathematics (3)
A study of selected topics in mathematics and their applications in advanced courses in engineering and other allied sciences. It covers the study of Complex numbers, Laplace and Inverse Laplace Transforms. Power series, Fourier series, Matrices and Determinants, Vector Analysis ad Numerical Methods.


    Chem 111: General  Chemistry (4)
    Basic concepts of matter and energy; structure of atoms; chemical formulas and equations; periodic table; chemical bonds; chemical behavior; and basic stoichiometry; solutions and gas laws calculations; basic electrochemistry; and thermo chemistry.

    Phys 121: Physics 1 (4)
    Vectors; Kinematics; Dynamics; work, Energy & power, impulse & Momentum; Rotation; Dynamics of Rotation; elasticity; and Oscillations

    Phys212: Physics  2 (4)
    Fluids; thermal expansion, thermal stress; heat transfer; calorimetry; wave; electrostatic; electricity; magnetism; optics; image formation by pale and curved mirrors; and image formation by thin lenses.


Draw 111 & Draw 122: Engineering Drawing (2)
This course covers an introduction to graphic language, which includes practices and techniques of graphical communication, study and application of drafting instruments, lettering scale and units of measure, descriptive geometry, orthographic projections, auxiliary views, dimensioning, sectional views, pictorial drawings, requirements of engineering working drawings, assembly and exploded detailed drawings. Computer application is integrated in Draw 122.

CS 211: Computer  Fundamentals (3)
Basic information technology concepts; fundamentals of algorithm development; high-level language and programming applications; computer solutions of engineering problems.

CAD: Computer-Aided Drafting (1)
This course introduces the concepts of electronic/computer-aided drafting (CAD) and described CAD software in developing electronic drawings (E-Drawings). This also covers an introduction to the CAD software environment, terminologies, and the general operating procedures and various techniques in entering executing basic CAD commands.

Mech 311: Statics of  Rigid Bodies (3)
This is a course covering topics in the statics of rigid bodies including force systems, structure analyses, friction, centroids and centers of gravity and moments of inertia.

Mech 322: Dynamics of  Rigid Bodies (2)
This is a course covering topics in dynamics of rigid bodies including kinetics and kinematics of a particle, kinetics and kinematics of rigid bodies, work energy method and impulse and momentum.

Mech 323 : Mechanics of Deformable Bodies (3)
This course covers topics in strength materials which includes axial stress and strain, stresses for torsion and bending, combines stresses, beam deflections, indeterminate beams and elastic instability.

Econ 311: Engineering Economy (3)
This course deals with the concepts of time value of money and equivalence; basic economy study methods; decisions under certainty; decisions recognizing risk,  decisions admitting uncertainty.

CE 14: Engineering Management (3)
Study of the field of Engineering Management decision.
Making planning technical activities organizing technical activities, staffing then engineering organization, communicating, motivating, leading, controlling, managing production and service operations, managing the marketing functions, managing the finance functions

CE 321 Environmental Engineering and  Safety Management (3)
Environmental Science Knowledge in ecology and Human Population Control, Variety of Resources and Outline Plans for Attaining Sustainable society. The Enigma of Pollution and the Legal, technical and Personal Solutions for it. Study of Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Crisis. Safety Engineering. Principles and practice of Safety and Accident prevention in the Engineering Workplace and Products.


ME 321: Basic Mechanical Engineering -Thermodynamics (3)
A course dealing with the thermodynamic properties of pure substances, ideal and real gases and the study and application of the laws of thermodynamics in the analysis of processes and cycles. It includes introduction to vector and gas cycles.

EE 221: Basic  Electrical  Engineering (3)
This course provides the students a sound background in the theory and concepts of the fundamental and basic laws of electricity and, magnetism. Practical applications such as electrical equipment, electrical safety, blueprint reading, house wiring, and lightning are introduced.


    1. PLANNINGSurv 311/321: Surveying 1 and  2 (Elementary and Higher Surveying)  (4 )
      Theory and practice of surveying techniques and instruments including tape, compass, transit, theodolite and level; running a traverse and leveling, preparation of plans of survey, and relocation of boundaries. Topographic surveying methods, Global Positioning system location for latitude, longitude, time and location of shorelines and sounding, measuring velocity and discharge of streams, aerial and satellite surveying.

      Surv 413: Surveying 3 (Engineering surveys)  (4)
      Design and layout of Horizontal and vertical curves, line grade; earthwork volumes. Theory of location as applied to highway and railways, mass diagram, overhaul and estimate of cost. Use of computer software for mass diagram. Layout and alignment of civil work structures.

      CE 513-Civil Engineering Projects  (3)
      A project study presents the highest, descriptive definition, long-range objectives, feasibility criteria, history, and basic conclusions of the project under study. It gives the analyst and the financier a view of the whole object. It also presents a comprehensive description of the business and its operations and briefly defines the product lines of the business. Major findings on the market, technical, financial, socio-economic, and management feasibility of the project are included in a project study.A practice oriented deign project must integrate the various fields in the field of civil engineering work. Students shall operate in groups and complete a study for a typical engineering undertaking.

      CE 413: Building Design 1  (2)
      A study on building parts and its construction, I.e. from the foundation to the roofing. Study of the National Building Code and other pertinent codes. A practical subjects that will develop in the student the skills required I building deign and construction. This includes interpretation of building plans and actual observation and study.

      CE 425: Building Design 2  (2)
      The study of the plumbing code and electrical code of the Philippines, its interpretation and application in building design and construction.

    2. DESIGN
  1. CE 412: Geotechnical Engineering 1 (Soil Mechanics)  (4)
    This course deals with the study of the identification and classification of soils and rocks. Site investigation and subsurface exploration, the physical and index properties of soil, compaction, water flow through soils, subsurface stress and deformation phenomena in soils, laboratory testing, and the relevance of these topics as they affect soil strength,  compressibility, stability, and drainage. A thorough knowledge of engineering geology and the mechanics of deformable bodies is imperative.

    CE 511: Geotechnical  Engineering 2 (Foundation Engineering) (4)
    The Introductory part of this course deals with the some fundamentals of geotechnical engineering that includes compressibility of soil, shear strength of soils, triaxial tests of soils, settlement, lateral earth pressure, soil bearing capacity, slope stability, and earth retaining structures.

    The second part of this course deals with the design of reinforced concrete  footings such as wall footing, square isolated footing (subject to axial load, and to axial load and bending moment) , rectangular footing (isolated and combined), trapezoid footing, footing on piles, and strap footing.

    CE 411: Structural  Theory 1 (4)

    The course covers the different types of structural systems, loads and its combinations and placement, applicable codes and specifications, and methods of analysis for statistically determinate structures.

    CE 421: Structural  Theory  2 (4)

    The course covers the theory of structures analysis as applied to indeterminate structures such as indeterminate beams, planar and space frames and trusses subject to static loads; methods of consistent deformation; three-moment equation; slope-deflection method; moment distribution; energy methods, matrix methods; and approximate method of analysis.

    CE 422: Structural  Design 1 (Reinforced Concrete Design) (4)
    This course is concerned with the design, applications and code specifications used in structural reinforced concrete members subjected to flexure (beams, girders, joists, lintels, girts, etc), tension and compression members (columns), combined stressed members (beam-columns), beam-column connections using the Elastic limit Method, also known as the Alternate stress Design (AS) or Working Stress Design (WSD), and the Plastic Limit Method or the Ultimate Strength Design (USD). Applications and specifications as applied to buildings, bridges, and other reinforced concrete structures are also given emphasis. A thorough knowledge and proficiency in Structural Theory is imperative.

    CE 512/CE 515: Structural  Design 2 and 3 (Steel and Timber Design) (4/3)

    This course is concerned with the design of structural wood members subjected to flexure, compression and tension members, combined stresses and connections. The presentation of the course is aligned with the provisions of the National Structural Code of the Philippines.

    This course is also concerned with the design if structural steel members subjected to flexure (beams, girders, joists, lintels, girts, etc), tension and compression  members(columns), combined stresses members(beam-columns), riveted, welded, and bolted connections using the Elastic Limit Method, also known as the Allowable Stress Design (ASD), and the Plastic Limit Method. The course also deals with an introduction to the Load Resistance Factor Design Method (LRFD) in designing structural steel. Applications and specifications as applied to buildings, bridges, and other steel structures are Also given emphasis. A thorough knowledge and proficiency in Structural Theory is imperative.

    Mech 414: Mechanics of  Fluids (3)

    This course deals with properties fluids; fluid static, hydrokinetics and hydrodynamics; ideal fluid flow for past external and internal boundaries, flow similitude; computer and laboratory fluid experiments.

    CE 423: Hydraulics (3)
    This course deals with analysis and hydraulic design of by systems such as reservoirs dams, spillways, gates, open channels, pipe networks, pumps and turbines, sediment transport in rivers and reservoir; computer hydraulic modeling.

    CE 424: Hydrology  (3)
    This course is concerned with the discussion of Hydrologic cycle, occurrence and analysis of components of hydrologic cycle such ad precipitation, evapotranspiration, infiltration, stream flow and ground water, river and reservoir sedimentation; flood routing techniques, probability analysis for hydrologic design, computer modeling for hydrologic systems.

    CE 521: Water  Resources Engineering (3)
    This course deals with the principles and analysis of water resources systems such as multi-purpose reservoir, water supply distribution system and storm water drainage, irrigation system and agricultural drainage system, special topics include river, flood control, drought irrigation and water resource planning management.

    CE 426: Highway Engineering  (3)
    This course deals with the development of highways in the Philippines, highway design, and the materials that are used in road construction and maintenance. The course includes highway administration, traffic, driver, pedestrian and vehicle characteristics; geometric design, roadside design, highway and related structures; intersection, interchanges, terminals, drainage structures; traffic engineering; asphalt and concrete pavements, survey, plans, estimates, contracts and supervision, earthworks, bases and sub-bases, highway maintenance and rehabilitation. The Standard Specification for Public Works and Highways will also be discussed and be given emphasis in the discussion.

    CE 432: Transportation Engineering (3)
    Design and construction aspects of Highway Surfaces and Railways’ Guide ways; Capacity and level of Service of Air, Rail and Highways, Environmental Impacts and their mitigation of transportation system; Traffic-Analysis Techniques; traffic Flow and Control.


CE  415: Construction Materials and  Testing  (3)
The course deals with the physical properties of common construction materials primarily metals, plastics, wood, concrete, coarse and fine aggregates, asphalt and synthetic materials;. Examination of material properties with respect to design and use of end product, design and control of aggregates, concrete and asphalt mixtures, principle of testing; characteristic of test; properties of materials and material testing equipment.

CE 522: Construction Methods and  Project  Management   (4)
The course deals with t