CIVE 553 - Slope Stability and Retaining Structures

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Slope stability theory and application, retaining walls, sheet-pile walls, braced excavations, geosynthetic uses.

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. Online proctoring through Proctortrack is not available for this course. 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. Submit your Proctor Identification Form by going to the following link:

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.