Civil Engineering (CE)

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CE 102 Introduction to CAD2 Credit hours   

An introduction of scales, plan reading, engineering graphics and computer aided design (CAD). Introduction to the operation of modern 2D and 3D CAD software used in civil engineering applications.

Pre-req: MTH 132 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: MTH 132
Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 241 Introduction to Geomatics3 Credit hours   

Introduction to methods and tools used to measure, analyze, and present surveying data: horizontal distances, elevation, angles, areas, and volumes. Including both field and CAD lab exercises. 3 lec.-3 lab.

Pre-req: CE 102 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 312 Structural Analysis3 Credit hours   

Stability and determinacy of civil engineering structures. Forces and deflections in statically determinate trusses, beams, and frames. Influence lines for planar structures. Elementary indeterminate structural analysis. Computer applications. 3-lec.

Pre-req: ENGR 216 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: ENGR 216
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CE 319 Civil Engr Fluid Mechanics Lab1 Credit hour   

Laboratory experiments to support study of civil engineering fluid mechanics, including fluid properties, buoyancy, hydrostatic forces, flow visualization, jet impact, pipe flow, and open channel flow.

Pre-req: ENGR 318 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: ENGR 318
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CE 321 Civil Engineer Materials4 Credit hours   

The study of civil engineering materials; metals and alloys, mineral aggregates, cements, concrete and concrete products, bituminous materials, lumber and timber. Laboratory testing of materials. 3 lec.-3 lab.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 322 Geotechnical Engineering4 Credit hours   

This course will provide students with an introduction to soil mechanics, including soil characterization, compaction, consolidation, and shear strength. Students will also understand soil behaviors through hands-on experience 3 lec.-3 lab.

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CE 331 Hydraulic Engineering3 Credit hours   

Hydraulic flow in pipe networks, water hammer, surge tanks, pumps and turbines. Basic open channel flow. Storm and sanitary sewer design. Dams and reservoirs. 3 lec.

Pre-req: ENGR 318 with a minimum grade of D.

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CE 341 Advanced Geomatics3 Credit hours   

Introduction to advanced geo-spatial data collection instrumentation, processes and capabilities. Geo-spatial data display, integration and analyses software tools are presented and utilized in a lecture/lab format.

Pre-req: CE 241.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 342 Transportation Engineering3 Credit hours   

Introduction to transportation systems: highway, rail, water, and air transportation organization and administration; vehicle and human characteristics; rectilinear and curvilinear vehicle motion; location, design and planning of transportation systems. 3-lec.

Pre-req: CE 241 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 351 Environmental Engineering3 Credit hours   

Environmental issues, problems, and evaluation methodology; fundamental concepts in pollution modeling and control, and engineering management approaches; material transport, balance, and separations; kinetics and reactor design. 3-lec .

Pre-req: ENGR 318 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D and CHM 212 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: ENGR 318 and CHM 212
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CE 413 Reinforced Concrete3 Credit hours   

Behavior and design of reinforced concrete elements according to ACI 318. Design of beams, one-way slabs, columns, and beam-columns based on strength and serviceability requirements. 3-lec.

Pre-req: CE 312.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 414 Structural Steel Design3 Credit hours   

Behavior and design of structural steel elements according to AISC 360. Design of tension members, bolted and welded connections, columns, beams, and beam-columns based on strength and serviceability requirements. 3-lec.

Pre-req: CVLE 212 or CE 312.

Attributes: No Textbook Required
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 425 Foundation Engineering3 Credit hours   

This course will focus on designing shallow and deep foundations, including spread and mat foundations, driven piles, and drilled shafts. Topics include bearing capacity of soils, settlement, and pile behaviors. 3-lec.

Pre-req: CE 322.

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CE 426 Retaining Structures and Slope3 Credit hours   

This course will provide students with an understanding of retaining structure applications and slope stability analysis in Geotechnical Engineering practice.

Pre-req: CE 322 with a minimum grade of D.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 433 Hydrologic Engineering3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the water cycle, including precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, and runoff. Methods of modeling surface runoff, routing, and floodplain analysis. Computerized design of culverts, storm sewers, and watershed modeling. 3-lec.

Pre-req: CE 331.

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CE 434 Water/Wastewater Trtmt Dsgn3 Credit hours   

Physical, chemical, and biological principles in water and wastewater treatment. Design of treatment systems, including flocculation, sedimentation, disinfection, activated sludge, fixed-growth, and solids treatment. Includes bench-scale demonstrations of treatment steps.

Pre-req: CE 351.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
CE 438 Pavement Design and Management3 Credit hours   

This course is designed to teach the undergraduate engineering student about the application of transportation engineering, material behavior and engineering management principles to design and manage highway pavements.

Pre-req: ENGR 216 with a minimum grade of D and CE 342 with a minimum grade of D.

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CE 443 Transportation Systems Design3 Credit hours   

Application of transportation engineering principles to evaluate existing transportation systems and design necessary improvements. Transportation systems include roadway segments, intersections, sidewalks, and interchanges. Course includes a design project. 3-lec.

Pre-req: CE 342.

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CE 452 Senior Seminar of Civil Engr1 Credit hour   

This seminar course will prepare students for engineering practice upon graduation. Topics include professional responsibility, engineering ethics, employment opportunities, and review for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.

Pre-req: CE 312 with a minimum grade of D or CE 331 with a minimum grade of D.

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CE 453 Bison image  Capstone Senior Design3 Credit hours   

Students utilize the engineering design process to complete a comprehensive civil engineering project that addresses a real-world problem with realistic constraints in a collaborative environment. (PR: ENGR 451 and on CE Design Elective).

Attributes: Capstone Course
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CE 480 Special Topics in CE1-4 Credit hours   

Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of the students and faculty. Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of the students and faculty.

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CE 481 Special Topics in CE1-4 Credit hours   

Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of the students and faculty. Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of students and faculty.

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CE 482 Special Topics in CE1-4 Credit hours   

Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of the students and faculty. Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of students and faculty.

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CE 483 Special Topics in CE1-4 Credit hours   

Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of the students and faculty. Current topics in civil engineering to be selected depending on the interests of students and faculty.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode