San Francisco skyline with Oakland Bay Bridge at sunset, California, USA

San Francisco, California

Bridges of San Francisco

CE 497 / ENGR 497

Dates: On Campus: May 13-15, 2020; San Francisco: May 17-22, 2020

Credit Hours: 3

Instructor: Dr. Chris Mullen. Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Cost: $1,225 plus tuition

Application Deadline: April 9, 2020

Itinerary subject to change. Students should wait to make travel arrangements after confirming dates and times with instructor.


Students will attend class on the Oxford campus May 13-15 and then depart for San Francisco on Sunday, May 17. They will spend five nights in San Francisco, returning on Friday, May 22.


San Francisco, CA

This course is open to all majors. Students who might be interested include Civil, Geology and Geological Engineering, Mechanical, and General Engineering majors. Engineering majors seeking technical elective credit must have junior standing and complete specific technical assignments to fulfill the requirements. Engineering students should check with their advisors to ensure they enroll in the appropriate course to fit their elective credit requirements.

Prerequisites: None, with instructor approval and 24 credit hours earned

Course fee is $1225. Included in the course fee are housing, group ground transportation, and select group meals. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, meals, tuition, airfare, and personal spending money.

Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from San Francisco. Airfare can be billed to their bursar account by making arrangements through Cheryl Keating at Travel Leaders, or 1-800-624-6579 ext 134.