JUMP (BS-MS Accelerated Program)

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JUMP Application

Basic Program of Study

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Program enrolls many talented undergraduate students who would like to complete the MSE at UAHuntsville in order to meet the higher standards for professional registration. The JUMP Program allows for dual course credit in upper level technical courses that are currently cross-listed as 400/500 with completion of graduate work and passing of exams.

Following successful completion of the 98 credit hours, the students would apply for the BS/MSE degree. By the end of the following summer, the students would start officially enrolled in the Program.

Student Eligibility

Students will be admitted to the JUMP Program at the end of their Junior year after completing 98 credit hours. To be considered for this program the students must:

  1. meet the minimum GPA requirement of 3.5,
  2. have completed all of the university core curriculum requirements, and
  3. have submitted an application to the graduate school for conditional admission

Coursework:

Up to two (2) senior technical electives (6 credit hours) would generally be taken as 5XX-level courses,. The JUMP Program’s students would complete the added graduate requirements and pass the graduate students course exam to count for their grad credits. The student will need to take one of these three courses at the 500 level: CE 583, CE 584, or CE 585.

Student would be admitted in summer following senior year or completing 98 hours.

In total the student would complete 120 hours of undergraduate course and 30 graduate courses for the BS/MSE degree.

Suggested Curriculum for BS-MSE Accelerated Program in CEE

First year

Fall Spring Summer
CE 101 1 PH 111/114 4
CH 121/125 4 MA 172 4
MA 171 4 CE 111 Graphics 2
Eng 101 3 CPE 112 3
BYS 117 4
Totals 16 13 29

Second Year

Fall Spring Summer
PH 112/115 4 MA 244 -- Linear 3
CE 284 -- Surveying 2 CE 272 -- Dynamics 3
CE/MAE 271 -- Statics 3 CE/MAE 370 -- Mech 4
MA 201 4 MA 238 -- differential equations 3
HU/SS 3 HU/SS 3
Totals 16 16 32

Third Year

Fall Spring Summer
CE 381 -- Structural I 3 CE 321 -- Transportation 3
CE 380/CE 380L-- CE Materials 3 CE 372/373 -- Soils 4
ISE 321 3 MAE 310 -- Fluids 3
MAE 341 -- Thermodynamics 3 ISE 390 3
HU/SS 3 HU/SS 3
Eng 102 3
Totals 18 Apply for 5 year program 16 34

Fourth Year

Fall Spring Summer
CE 449 -- Environmental Engineering 3 CE 422 -- Traffic Design 3
HUM/FA 3 CE 441 -- Hydraulics 3
CE 5XX -- CE Concentration 3 CE 499 -- Sr Design II 2
HU/SS 3 CE 5XX -- (CE 583, 584, or 585) 3
CE 483 3 CE 5XX -- CE Concentration 3
CE 498 -- Sr Design I 1
Totals 16 14 30

Fifth Year (Graduate Program)

Fall Spring Summer
CE 5XX -- CE Concentration 3 CE 6XX 3
CE 6XX 3 Math Course 3
CE 6XX 3 CE 697 -- Project 3
Math Course 3 CE 6XX 3
CE 683 -- Seminar 1
Totals 13 12 25

TOTAL 150 Credit Hourse

Note: 5XX -- CE Concentration courses will be counted for BS and the student will perform the graduate project and pass an advanced exam to get credit for MSE.