Major of Civil

El Sheikh Zayed

Discover Civil Major

  • About Major
  • Program Objectives
  • What will I learn?
  • Career path
  • Mission

About Major

The civil major at CIC provides a various number of courses in different civil disciplines, that teach students to highlight problem-solving, improve the built environment, consequently, and prepare them for the professional field.


Program Objectives

The department’s goals come from the institute’s goals and vision, aimed to serve the community and create a highly qualified graduate who is capable of challenging the civil market, distinguished by his capabilities in solving problems and inventing creative designs with the possibility of preserving the surrounding environment

What will I learn?

You will mainly learn the fundamentals of structural engineering, construction management, public works, and irrigation engineering

Career Path

You will be able to work in various construction fields, consulting offices, waterworks engineering, and highways companies.


The civil program's mission is to create a professional engineer by providing a special academic environment, including gaining updated knowledge, skills, and ethics of civil engineering to accomplish the local and regional market needs

Major of Civil

Study Plan

The civil major at CIC provides a different number of courses in different civil disciplines, which teach students to highlight and solve problems, improve the built environment, and thus prepare them for the professional field. The program is based on many teaching and learning strategies and effective learning methods using technology, interactions, activities, field trips, 3D modeling, and simulation. The degree conferred by this program is a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Civil Engineering and entitles graduates to apply to the Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers for professional licensing.

Semester: 1
(BAS 011) Mathematics1
(BAS 021) Physics1
(BAS 031) Mechanics-1
(BAS 041) Engineering Chemistry
(MED 011) Engineering Drawing & Projection
(HUM 012) English Language 1
(HUM 081) Computer Skills

Semester: 2
(BAS 012) Mathematics2
(BAS 022) Physics 2
(BAS 032) Mechanics-2
(MED 021) History of Engineering &
(MED 022) Principles of Manufacturing
(HUM 013) English Language 2
(HUM 011) Arabic Language
(HUM –A1) General Elective A

Semester: 3
(---- A1) Institute Elective A
(---- A2) Institute Elective A
(CIS 112) Structural Analysis 1
(BAS 111) Mathematics 3
(CIS 151 )Geology
(CIP 111) Civil Drawing
(HUM –B1) General Elective B

Semester: 4
(----- A3) Institute Elective A
(BAS 211) Mathematics 4
(CIS 141 )Behavior of Materials
(CIS 110 )Structural Mechanics
(CIP 121 )Engineering Surveying 1
(IEN 131 )Monitoring & Quality Control System
(HUM -A2) General Elective A

Semester: 5
(CIS 211) Structural Analysis 2
(BAS 212) Statistics & Probability Theory
(ARC 130) Building Construction
(CIS 241 )Concrete Technology
(CIW 110) Fluid Mechanics
(HUM -A3) General Elective A

Semester: 6
(CIS 291) Field Training – 1 -
(CIW 112) Hydraulics
(CIS 251 )Soil Mechanics
(CIS 311 )Structural Analysis 3
(CIW 113) Hydrology
(CIS 221 )Design of Concrete Structures 1
(HUM -A4) General Elective A

Semester: 7
(CIS 321 )Design of Concrete Structures 2
(CIS 231 )Design of steel structure1
(CIW 211) Irrigation and Dismissal Engineering
(CIW 231) Environmental Engineering
(CIW 331) Environmental Impacts of Projects
(IEN 351 )Engineering Economics
(CIS 351 )Foundations Engineering 1

Semester: 8
(CIS 391) Field Training 2
(CIS 331 )Design of Steel Structures 2
(CIS -A1 )General Civil Elective A
(CIS -A2 )General Civil Elective A
(CIP 341 )Highway Engineering
(HUM 351) Professional Ethics
(HUM 352) Human Rights
(IEN 314 )Project Management

Semester: 9
(CIS 361 )Construction Management
(CIS -A3 )General Civil Elective A
(CIS -A4 )General Civil Elective A
(CIS -A5 )General Civil Elective A
(HUM 182) Analysis & Research Skills

Semester: 10
(CIS –B) General Civil Elective B (Project)
(CIS –A6) General Civil Elective A
(CIS –A7) General Civil Elective A
(HUM 111) Technical Report Writing
(CIS –A8) General Civil Elective A

(Select 6 Credit Hrs.)
(ARC 110) Principles of Architectural Design
(ARC 111) Arts & Architecture
(ELP 111) Principles of Electrical Engineering
(ELE 121) Principles of Electronic Engineering
(MED 111) Principles of Design & Manufacturing Engineering
(MEP 111) Principles of Mechanical Power Engineering

Minor Requirements (Elective A)
(Select 21 Credit Hrs.)
(CIS 411 )Structural Dynamics
(CIS 322 )Design of Wall Bearing Structures
(CIS 421) Design of Concrete Structure
(CIS 431 )Design of Bridges
(CIS 432 )High Rise Buildings
(CIS 341) Repair & Strengthening of Structure
(CIS 451 )Foundations Engineering
(CIS 461 )Construction Engineering
(CIW 311) Design of Irrigation Structures
(CIW 312) Design of Irrigation Structures-2
(CIP321) Engineering Surveying 2
(CIW 332) Sanitary Engineering
(CIP 441) Transportation Engineering
(CIW 451) Harbor Engineering
(CIS 362) Construction planning and scheduling
(CIS 363) Project Specifications and Bids
(CIP 442 )Analysis and design of Pavement system
(CIP 443) Traffic Engineering
General Requirements (Elective A)
(Select 8 Credit Hrs.)
(HUM x62) Music Appreciation
(HUM x71) Introduction to History of Civilization
(HUM x72) Trends in Contemporary Arts
(HUM x73) Recent Egypt’s History
(HUM x74) Heritage of Egyptian Literature
(HUM x75)Arab & Islamic Civilization
(HUM x76) Literary Appreciation
(HUM x51-n) Communication in Education 1 (Starting for 2014 students)
(HUM x52-n Communication in Education 2 (Starting for 2014 students)
(HUM x82) New Trends in Engineering Development
(HUM 181) Communication & Presentation Skills
(HUM 381) Principles of Negotiation
General Requirements (Elective B) (Select 2 Credit Hrs.)
(Select 2 Credit Hrs.)
(HUM 121) Introduction to Accounting
(HUM 221) Business Administration

Our Staff

Prof.Ahmed Mohamed El Garhy

Professor /Dean of Engineering school

  • Ph.D in Power and Electrical Engineering – Electrical Engineering, Cairo University,2000
  • M.Sc in Power and Electrical Engineering Cairo University -1995
  • B.Sc in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Cairo University, 1983

Associate professor Nariman Abdel salam

vice dean

  • BSc in Communications and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shoubra, Zagazig University, 1997
  • MSc in Communications and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University, 2003.
  • Ph.D. in Communications and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University , 2010

Dr. Marwa Abdel Fattah

Head of Civil Department

  • PhD. In Irrigation & Hydraulics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University

Head of Department Message

Dr. Marwa Abdel Fattah
Head of Civil Department
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