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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 525 - Bridge Engineering

Deals with the various types of bridge structures, the materials of which they are constructed and the manner in which loads are transmitted to the foundation. Introduces concepts of bridge engineering by providing the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to apply the AASHTO LRFD specifications for the analysis and design of highway and bridge superstructure components.