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Course Descriptions

The civil engineering curriculum is designed to give the student a sound education in preparation for this people-oriented, public works profession. The first two years include courses that deal with the principles of mathematics, physical and engineering sciences on which engineering concepts are based, as well as courses in humanities and social sciences and introductory courses in engineering and design. The last two years are devoted to developing the necessary technical competence, as well as the ability to apply the knowledge that the student has acquired to the design and synthesis of complex civil engineering projects.

CE 482 - Urban Transportation Planning

Applies general principles of planning, evaluation, selection, adoption, financing, and implementation of alternative urban transportation systems to urban and regional planning; formulation of community goals and objectives, inventory of existing conditions; transportation modeling-trip generation, distribution, modal choice, assignment, technological characteristics and operation of modern transit and other movement systems.