Total Hours Needed to Graduate:
120 Hours

Major

87 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
CE 2110
Surveying
2

Introduces students to the plane surveying theory of measurements; use of surveying equipment; field and office work for boundary surveys and topographic mapping. 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
EGR 1050

Concurrent requisite(s):
CE 2110L

CE 2510
Professional Practice
1

Discusses professional practice aspects for civil and environmental engineers including design consequences, engineering ethics, legal considerations, professional licensure, government regulations, consulting work requirements, leadership and management issues.

CE 2610
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
3

Introduces students to environmental systems focusing on soil, water and air; analysis of environmental issues including various pollution sources and contaminants and their health risks; development of engineering solutions to environmental problems; government legislation and regulations for water and air quality control.

Prerequisite(s):
CE 2110, ME 2210

CE 3110
Traffic Engineering
3

Describes basic traffic characteristics; highway capacity analysis; geometric design of highways; route location, traffic operations, and signalized intersection design.

Prerequisite(s):
CE 2110, EGR 1050

CE 3210
Structural Analysis I
3

Presents the analysis of statically determinate structures including beams, frames, trusses, and arches for the effects of dead, live, moving, and wind loads.

Prerequisite(s):
ME 3210

CE 3350
Fluid Mechanics
3

Introduces students to the mechanics of fluids. This course includes fluid properties, kinematics, fluid statics, Bernoulli equation, control volume and differential forms of the fundamental laws, dimensional analysis, similitude, and fluid/flow phenomena.

Prerequisite(s):
ME 2250, MTH 3550

CE 3410
Soils Mechanics
4

Introduces students to properties and engineering behavior of soil as a native earth material, an engineering material, and an environmental medium subject to flux and transport of liquids, gases, and contaminants; understanding of elementary physical, chemical, and biological phenomena as such phenomena influence the engineering behavior of soils. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
ME 3210

Concurrent requisite(s):
CE 3410L

CE 4220
Structural Analysis II
3

Continues discussion of structural analysis topics with the analysis of statically indeterminate structures; methods of consistent deformations, elastic energy, virtual work, slope deflection, moment distribution, and matrix formulations.

Prerequisite(s):
CE 3210

CE 4250
Reinforced Concrete Design
3

Presents working stress and ultimate strength theories as applied to concrete beams (reinforced and pre-stressed), columns, slabs, and footings; experimental data and current design specifications. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
CE 4220

Concurrent requisite(s):
CE 4250L

CE 4270
Steel Design
3

Presents analysis and design of elements of steel structures, elastic and plastic design. Critical comparison of specifications with theory.

Prerequisite(s):
CE 4220

CE 4310
Water Resources Engineering
4

Discusses collection and management of water as a natural resource; atmospheric processes; watershed hydrology and streamflow; subsurface water; ground water engineering; storm water management; river basin management; environmental regulation and protection.

Prerequisite(s):
CE 3350

EGR 1010
Fundamentals of Engineering Design
2

Surveys the use of drafting instruments and computers to generate the necessary geometry for design, analysis, and manufacturing Provides knowledge of geometric dimension and tolerance, industrial blueprint reading and the use of precision measurement tools through lecture and hands-on lab applications. 60 hours of lab are required.

EGR 1050
Introduction to Engineering and Design
2

Surveys the profession of engineering across several disciplines. Analysis and design problem-solving examples are used with hands-on activities. A design project introduces the engineering design process. 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab.

Concurrent requisite(s):
EGR 1050L

EGR 2710
Computing for Engineers
2

Introduces students to programs useful for solving engineering problems. Covers the design and implementation of algorithms and topics in computer programming: arrays, files, functions, pointers, and structured data types. 15 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1310

Concurrent requisite(s):
EGR 2710L

EGR 3210
Engineering Economy I
2

Introduces the foundations of engineering economy. Students will develop an understanding and the ability to work problems that account for the time value of money, cash flow, and equivalence at different interest rates. The techniques are mastered from the basis of how an engineer in any discipline can take economic value into account in virtually any project environment. Eight factors commonly used in engineering economy computations are introduced and applied. One or more engineering alternatives are formulated to solve a problem or provide specified results. Different methods by which one or more alternatives can be evaluated economically using factors and formulas learned.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1310

EGR 4910
Engineering Project Management
3

Emphasizes estimating methods for bidding and scheduling jobs, project management strategies for planning and assigning work, and administrative procedures for tracking progress and changes in job requirements. Includes critical path scheduling, resource allocation, and client interfacing.

Prerequisite(s):
CE 3350, EGR 3210 or CQI 3210, EGR 3210 or EE 3130, EGR 3210 or EGR 3210, ME 3270, ME 3410

EGR 4920
Senior Design Project
2

Continues the topics an engineering project management while using concepts from civil engineering courses. Teams of students undertake a design project, build and document it, then demonstrate and present it to a group of peers. This is a capstone course in which students use everything learned throughout the program. 30 hours of contact time are required.

Prerequisite(s):
EGR 4910

ME 2110
Materials Science
4

Introduces the principles of engineering materials. This course covers the correlation of the internal structure and service conditions with the mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of metals, polymers, and ceramics. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
SCI 2460

Concurrent requisite(s):
ME 2110L

ME 2210
Statics
3

Introduces the basic principles of mechanics with engineering applications. This course includes the concepts of vectors; moments and couples; equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; free body diagrams; analysis of trusses, frames, machines, and beams; centroids and moments of inertia. 30 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1510, SCI 2510

Concurrent requisite(s):
ME 2210L

ME 2250
Dynamics
3

Introduces students to the kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies. This course includes energy and momentum principles. 45 hours of lecture and 15 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
ME 2210

Concurrent requisite(s):
ME 2250L

ME 3210
Solid Mechanics
3

Introduces students to the mechanics of deformable solids. This course includes the concepts of stress and strain; ductile and brittle material behaviors; and stress and strain constitutive laws. Axial, torsional, and bending deformations; and shear and moment diagrams in beams are considered.

Prerequisite(s):
ME 2210

Concurrent requisite(s):
ME 3220, ME 3250

ME 3220
Solid Mechanics and Vibrations Lab
1

Focuses on verification of basic mechanical properties of materials, beam deflections, stresses, strains, natural frequencies, and modes of vibrations through physical experiments using strain gauges, tensile testing machine, and finite element simulations with ANSYS software. 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
ME 2210

Concurrent requisite(s):
ME 3210

MTH 2510
Calculus II
4

Explores integration of functions, ordinary differential equations, series and sequences, and their application. Techniques of integration, improper integrals, convergence and divergence of various types of series and sequences, and applications related to area, volume, conic sections, parametric equations, and polar equations are emphasized.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1510

MTH 3510
Multivariable Calculus
4

Examines functions of several variables, vector calculus, multiple integrals, and partial differentiation.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 2510

MTH 3550
Differential Equations and Linear Algebra
4

Examines algebra of matrices, vectors in space, vector spaces and subspaces, eigenvalues, linear transformations, and the applications of matrix methods to find solutions to systems of linear equations and linear programming problems. Also examines the principles and methods for solving and applying first, second, and higher order differential equations.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 2510

SCI 2520
General Physics II
4

Includes electricity and magnetism, oscillations and waves, optics, and foundations of modern physics. This is the second calculus-based general physics course for science and engineering majors. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 2510, SCI 2510, SCI 2510L

Concurrent requisite(s):
SCI 2520L

WRK 3010
Work Experience
3

Provides a 160-hour bachelor's level, learning experience in a technical environment structured to allow students to further develop skills and gain training in their major field. Students must achieve 70% or better in all coursework and 70% or better on all evaluations to receive credit for this course.

General Education

33 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
ENG 1010
College Composition I
3

Emphasizes academic writing by reading and thinking critically to strengthen essential communication skills through the use of the writing process. Various assignments focus on summary and response, analysis, and informative writing. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

ENG 1020
College Composition II
3

Continues developing students' critical thinking and writing skills through reading and argumentative writing. Emphasizes academic writing to articulate the relationships among language, knowledge, and power. Various assignments focus on position, argument analysis, and argumentative proposal. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1010

HUM 4010
Philosophy of Ethics
3

Identifies and analyzes ethical situations in modern society. Examines the philosophical foundations for personal and professional ethics.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1020

MTH 1510
Calculus I
4

Examines the topics of functions, limits, continuity, the process of taking derivatives, and the application of derivatives such as related rates, curve sketching, and optimization problems. Antiderivatives, and the process of integration are introduced.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1210 or MTH 1310

MTH 2750
Statistical Methods
3

Focuses on data interpretation and practical application of introductory level statistics. Emphasizes a conceptual understanding of the use of statistics in various fields, including the ability to interpret results. Topics include development and analysis of descriptive statistics, inferential statistics (bivariate), and regression analysis. Students determine appropriate statistical methods, calculate basic statistical values, and analyze/interpret data sets including statistical software study results. The combination of MTH 1050 Quantitative Reasoning I or MTH 1110 College Algebra I with MTH 2750 Statistical Methods satisfies the Statistics Pathway.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1050 or MTH 1110

SCI 2460
General Chemistry
4

Introduces students to general chemical principles, particularly emphasizing periodic properties, fundamental chemical calculations, formulas, equations, bonding, and nomenclature. Also introduced are molecular structures, chemical equilibrium, the chemistry of solutions and solubility, reduction and oxidation reactions, as well as, acids and bases. Students develop selected chemistry lab skills through the practical application of techniques and procedures. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1060 or MTH 1110

Concurrent requisite(s):
SCI 2460L

SCI 2510
General Physics I
4

Includes Newton’s laws, conservation laws, applications of Newtonian mechanics, and thermodynamics. This is the first calculus-based general physics course for science and engineering majors. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab are required.

Prerequisite(s):
MTH 1510

Concurrent requisite(s):
SCI 2510L

SOC 3210
Cultural Diversity
3

Examines the social construction of groups based on race, ethnicity and national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, and able-bodiedness. Sociological (as well as psychological, historical, economic, and anthropological) perspectives are applied to concepts such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, racial and ethnic identity, racial formation, power and privilege, assimilation and pluralism, and tolerance. Emphasis is on increasing knowledge, personal awareness, and sensitivity.

SPK 2010
Oral Communication
3

Develops confidence and skill in many facets of oral communication. Students explore diverse topics and formats, using organization, research, and technology to deliver effective oral presentation.

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