• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Debbieh,Tripoli
  • Faculty: Engineering
  • Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Program Description


The mission of the Civil Engineering Department is dedicated to educate and graduate commendable civil engineers by providing a high-standard education delivered in a stimulating and supportive environment that expose students to a broad balanced program of theoretical and practical learning; to prepare graduates to build skills, competencies, leadership qualities, professionalism and ethics, in addition to cultivate a sense of creativity as well as team-work innovations to impart professional services of the highest quality to the community and the environment; and to instill in them a passion to continuous and lifelong learning (LLL) to surmount problems encountered in a rapidly changing and challenging world, for a better lifelong productive career.


The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department offers a program that aims to develop graduates who are practical, numerate, articulate, imaginative, versatile and confident. The specific objectives are to:

1. provide graduates to acquire and impart a sound understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of civil engineering, and continuously develop their intellectual skills by endorsing independent and creative thinking leading to novel technologies and advanced innovative research and solutions and meeting prevailing technical challenges.

2. enable graduates to pursue and develop their professional career, ability to research a civil engineering subject, professional and communication skills, and are prepared to assume leading roles in the profession and the community while emphasizing the issues of professional and ethical conduct.

3. exhibit commitment to the wellbeing including health and safety of the community and the environment in pursuant of relevant solutions and better service to the society. 

Learning Outcomes

a. Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.

b. Design & conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

c. Design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

d. Function on multidisciplinary teams.

e. Identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

f. Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

g. Be able to communicate effectively

h. Develop the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

i. Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

j. Demonstrate a knowledge of contemporary issues.

k. Use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.


1. Be competent to handle complex engineering tasks and provide innovative solutions through the integration of best practices.

2. Be recognized for their ability to pursue graduate studies in civil engineering and related interdisciplinary areas as well as aptitude for lifelong learning.

3. Demonstrate leadership in their fields of expertise and service to local and international communities.

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
MATH281 Linear Algebra 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) BSMC
PHYS282 Material Properties And Heat 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab) BSMC
ENGR002 Introduction To Engineering 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab) GEC
CVLE210 Statics 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) GE
MCHE201 Engineering Drawing And Graphics 3 (3Crs.: 1Lec,4Lab) GE
INME221 Engineering Economy 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) GE
Second Semester
CVLE260 Engineering Surveying I 2 (2Crs.:1Lec,2Lab) CECC
COMP208 Programming I 3 (3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab) GE
CVLE270 Civil Engineering Drawing And Detailing 2 (2Cr.:1Lec,2Lab) CECC
PHYS281 Electricity And Magnetism 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) BSMC
MATH282 Calculus 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) BSMC
CHEM207 Environmental Chemistry 2 (2Crs., 2Lec,0Lab) BSMC
CVLE211 Mechanics of Materials 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CECC
Summer I
------- General Electives 4 (4) E
Third Semester
CVLE231 Engineering Geology 2 (2Crs.:2Lec,0Tut) CECC
CVLE341 Hydraulics I 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) CECC
CVLE213 Structures I 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
CVLE263 Transportation & Traffic Engineering 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
MATH283 Differential Equations 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab) BSMC
ENGL211 Advanced Writing 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab) GEC
CVLE261 Engineering Surveying II 2 (2Cr.: 1Lec,2Lab) CECC
Fourth Semester
CVLE342 Hydraulics II 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) CECC
CVLE214 Structures II 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
CVLE222 Construction Materials I 3 (3Crs: 2Lec & 2Lab) CECC
ENGL300 Speech Communications 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec,0Lab) GEC
MATH284 Numerical Analysis 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) BSMC
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Cr.:3 Lec) BSMC
Summer II
MGMT002 Entrepreneurship I 2 (2Crs.: 2Lec, 0Lab) GEC
------- General Electives 4 (4) E
Fifth Semester
CVLE325 Construction Materials II 3 (3Crs: 2Lec & 2Lab) CECC
CVLE323 RC Structures I 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
CVLE425 Steel I 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
MATH381 Probability And Statistics 3 (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab) BSMC
CVLE333 Soil Mechanics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec,2Lab) CECC
CVLE441 Hydrology 2 (2Crs.:2Lec,0Lab) CECC
Sixth Semester
CVLE432 Foundation Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CECC
CVLE324 RC Structures II 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
CVLE354 Environmental Engineering 2 (2Crs.:2Lec,0Lab) CECC
CVLE464 Highway Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CECC
CVLE426 Steel II 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
CVLE372 Structural Modeling 2 (2Crs:1Lec & 2Lab) CECC
Seventh Semester
CVLE453 Sanitary Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CECC
CVLE501 Final Year Project I 1 (1Cr.) CECC
CVLE427 Building Information & Modeling 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
CVLE499 Internship 1 (1Cr.) CECC
CVLE500 Research Methodology 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) CECC
CVLExxx Technical Electives 6 (6) E
Eighth Semester
CVLE502 Final Year Project II 3 (3Cr.) CECC
CVLE482 Contracts, Quantities & Specifications 3 (3Crs: 3Lec) CECC
ENGR001 Engineering Ethics 1 (1Crs.: 1Lec, 0Lab) GEC
CVLExxx Technical Electives 6 (6) E
INME423 Project Planning & Management 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Tut) ETOS

Civil Engineering Technical Electives(CETE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
CVLE518 Materials Technology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE525 Pre-Stressed Concrete Structure 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE526 Design With Geosynthetics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE528 Soil And Site Improvement 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE537 Irrigation And Drainage Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE539 Hydraulic And Hydrologic Modeling 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE542 Water And Waste Water Treatment 3 (3Crs. :3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE546 Environmental Process Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Tut) CETE
CVLE511 Photogrammetry And Geodesy 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE512 Advanced Surveying 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE531 Harbor Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE534 Advanced Highway Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE535 Airports Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE529 Feasibility Study And Marketing 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE510 Non-Destructive Concrete Testing 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE514 Advanced Structural Analysis 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE516 Inelastic Analysis Of Structure 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE517 Earthquake Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE520 Structural Modeling Of Buildings 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE521 Steel Bridges 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE522 Reinforced Concrete Bridges 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE523 Advanced Reinforced Concrete 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE524 Tall Building Structure 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE527 Retaining Structures 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE538 Hydraulic Structures 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE543 Water And Waste Water Networks 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE513 Computer Application For Surveying 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE
CVLE530 Railway Engineering 3 (3Crs.:3Lec,0Lab) CETE