For more information on the admission process, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website. Applications may be submitted via the Common Application.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
The George Washington University
800 21st Street NW, Suite 100
Washington DC 20052

Contact for questions:
gwadm@gwu.edu or 202-994-6040

Recommended program of study

First semester
CE 1010Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering
CHEM 1111General Chemistry I *
MATH 1231Single-Variable Calculus I *
SEAS 1001Engineering Orientation
UW 1020University Writing *
Humanities, social science, or non-technical elective **
Second semester
CSCI 1012Introduction to Programming with Python
MAE 1004Engineering Drawing and Computer Graphics
MATH 1232Single-Variable Calculus II *
PHYS 1021University Physics I *
SUST 1001Introduction to Sustainability
Humanities, social science, or non-technical elective **
Third semester
APSC 2057Analytical Mechanics I
APSC 2113Engineering Analysis I
MATH 2233Multivariable Calculus
PHYS 1022University Physics II *
Humanities, social science, or non-technical elective **
Fourth semester
APSC 2058Analytical Mechanics II
APSC 3115Engineering Analysis III
CE 1020Introduction to a Sustainable World
CE 2210Engineering Computations
CE 2220Introduction to the Mechanics of Solids
CE 2710Introduction to Transportation Engineering
Fifth semester
CE 3110WCivil Engineering Materials
CE 3111WCivil Engineering Materials Lab
CE 3250Structural Analysis
CE 3604Physical Hydrology
MAE 3126Fluid Mechanics I
MAE 3127Fluid Mechanics Lab
Humanities, social science, or non-technical elective **
Sixth semester
CE 3310Reinforced Concrete Structures
CE 3311Reinforced Concrete Design Project
CE 3520Environmental Engineering: Water Resources and Water Quality
CE 3521Environmental Engineering Laboratory
CE 3610Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow
CE 3611Hydraulics Laboratory
Humanities, social science, or non-technical elective **
Seventh semester
CE 4410Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
CE 4411Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
CE 4320Metal Structures
CE 4530Wastewater Treatment Design and Reuse
One engineering elective selected from list below.
Eighth semester
Humanities, social science, or non-technical elective **Phil 2135 should taken as a H/SS course.
CE 4721Traffic Engineering and Highway Safety
PHIL 2135Ethics in Business and the Professions
One engineering electives from the list below
SUST 2002The Sustainable City (or one of the following three courses: EMSE 3820, EMSE 6410, PHIL 2281)
Civil engineering electives
CE 6102Application of Probability Methods in Civil Engineering
CE 6201Advanced Strength of Materials
CE 6202Methods of Structural Analysis
CE 6205Theory of Structural Stability
CE 6207Theory of Elasticity I
CE 6210Introduction to Finite Element Analysis
CE 6301Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
CE 6302Prestressed Concrete Structures
CE 6320Design of Metal Structures
CE 6342Structural Design to Resist Natural Hazards
CE 6401Fundamentals of Soil Behavior
CE 6403Foundation Engineering
CE 6501Aquatic Chemistry
CE 6502Environmental Engineering Design: Drinking Water Treatment
CE 6503Principles of Environmental Engineering
CE 6505Environmental Impact Assessment
CE 6506Microbiology for Environmental Engineers
CE 6507Advanced Technologies in Environmental Engineering
CE 6508Industrial Waste Treatment
CE 6509Introduction to Hazardous Wastes
CE 6602Hydraulic Engineering
CE 6604Physical Hydrology
CE 6609Numerical Methods in Environmental and Water Resources
CE 6611Advanced Hydrology
CE 6712Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Civil and Environmental Engineering
CE 6721Traffic Engineering and Highway Safety
CE 6722Intelligent Transportation Systems
CE 6730Sustainable Urban Planning
CE 6731Economics of Transportation Systems
CE 6732Automation and Sensing in Civil and Environmental Engineering
CE 6733Human Factors in Civil and Environmental Engineering
CE 6800Special Topics

*Course satisfies the university general education requirement in math, science, and writing. 
**At least two social and behavioral sciences courses must be selected from the University General Education Requirement list; the remaining course must be selected from either the University General Education Requirement list or the SEAS Humanities, Social Science, and Non-Technical Elective Requirement list. At least one humanities course must be selected from the University General Education Requirement list; the remaining courses must be selected from either the University General Education Requirement list or the SEAS Humanities, Social Science, and Non-Technical Elective Requirement list.