CIVE 550 - Foundation Engineering

  • 3 credits
  • Online

This course will include the application of fundamental concepts of foundation analysis and design. Primary topics include overview of foundations, soil mechanics review, subsurface exploration, and selection and design of shallow and deep foundations in various site/soil conditions.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. Exams may be taken at the University Testing Center at Colorado State University, or at an accredited College or University Testing Center in your area. To request to take your exam at an accredited testing site in your area, please submit a Proctor Identification Form at least two weeks prior to the first exam in the course.

This course can be applied towards:


CIVE 355 (Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering).

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more.