Class Descriptions

CIV-111: Soils and Foundations

This course presents an overview of soil as a construction material using both analysis and testing procedures. Topics include index properties, classification, stress analysis, compressibility, compaction, dewatering, excavation, stabilization, settlement, and foundations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic soil tests and analyze engineering properties of soil.

Course Prerequisites:
Take EGR-250(S23538) EGR-251 or MEC-210(S20669); Take previously. Required.Take 1 group; Option: Take EGR-250(S23987) CEG-115; Option: Take EGR-250(S23987) EGR-115(S20666); Option: Take EGR-251 CEG-115; Option: Take EGR-251 EGR-115(S20666); Option: Take MEC-210(S20669) CEG-115; Option: Take MEC-210(S20669) EGR-115(S20666); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:4
Clinic Credits:0
 

CIV-125: Civil/Surveying CAD

This course introduces civil/surveying computer-aided drafting (CAD) software. Topics include drawing, editing, and dimensioning commands; plotting; and other related civil/surveying topics. Upon completion, students should be able to produce civil/surveying drawings using CAD software. This course utilizes Land Development Desktop Software.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CEG-151 DFT-151 or ARC-114(S10248); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

CIV-215: Highway Technology

This course introduces the essential elements of roadway components and design. Topics include subgrade and pavement construction, roadway drawings and details, traffic analysis, geometric design and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret roadway details and specifications, and produce street and highway construction drawings.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take CEG-115 MAT-121(S23927); Option: Take CEG-115 MAT-171(S23934); Option: Take EGR-115(S20666) MAT-121(S23927); Option: Take EGR-115(S20666) MAT-171(S23934); Take previously. Required.Take 1 group; Option: Take CEG-115 MAT-121(S23927) CIV-125(S21521) SRV-111; Option: Take CEG-115 MAT-171(S20807) CIV-125(S21521) SRV-111; Option: Take EGR-115(S20666) MAT-121(S23927) CIV-125(S21521) SRV-111; Option: Take EGR-115(S20666) MAT-171(S20807) CIV-125(S21521) SRV-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

CIV-221: Steel and Timber Design

This course introduces the basic elements of steel and timber structures. Topics include strength of materials applications, the analysis and design of steel and timber beams, columns, and connections and concepts of structural detailing. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze, design, and draw simple plans using Computer Aided Drafting and Design software (CADD).

Course Prerequisites:
Take EGR-250(S23538) EGR-251 or MEC-210(S20669); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

CIV-230: Construction Estimating

This course covers quantity take-offs of labor, materials, and equipment and calculation of direct and overhead costs for a construction project. Topics include the interpretation of working drawings and specifications, types of contracts and estimates, building codes, bidding techniques and procedures, and estimating software. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a detailed cost estimate and bid documents for a construction project.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CIS-111(S12478) EGR-115(S12560) CIS-110(S12456) or ARC-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

CIV-240: Project Management

This course introduces construction planning and scheduling techniques and project management software. Topics include construction safety, operation analysis, construction scheduling, construction control systems, claims and dispute resolutions, project records and documentation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the roles of construction project participants, maintain construction records, and prepare construction schedules.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0
 

CIV-250: Civil Engineering Technology Project

This course includes an integrated team approach to civil engineering technology projects. Emphasis is placed on project proposal, site selection, analysis/design of structures, construction material selection, time and cost estimating, planning, and management of a project. Upon completion, students should be able to apply team concepts, prepare estimates, submit bid proposals, and manage projects.

Course Prerequisites:
Take CIV-111(S11393) CIV-125(S21521) or CIV-211; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0