JUMP (BS-MS Accelerated Program)

Basic Program of Study

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Program enrolls many talented undergraduate students who would like to complete the MSE at UAH 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.

Visit the JUMP Page for more information and application.

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 9 credit hours would generally be taken as 5XX-level courses from the upper level courses that are currently cross-listed as 400/500. The JUMP Program's students would complete the added graduate requirements and pass the graduate students course exam to count for their graduate credits.

Students would be admitted to the JUMP program in summer following senior year or completing 98 hours.

In total the students would complete 128 hours of undergraduate courses for the BS degree and 30 hours of graduate courses for the MSE degree.

Suggested Curriculum for BS-MSE Accelerated Program in CEE

First Year (29 Hours)

Fall

CourseHours
Total hours 16 hours
CE 101 1 hour
CH 121/125 4 hours
MA 171 4 hours
ENG 101 3 hours
BYS 117 4 hours

Spring

CourseHours
Total hours 13 hours
PH 111/114 4 hours
MA 172 4 hours
CE 111 Graphics 2 hours
CPE 112 3 hours

Second Year (32 Hours)

Fall

CourseHours
Total hours 16 hours
PH 112/115 4 hours
CE 284 Surveying 2 hours CE/MAE 271 Statics 3 hours MA 201 4 hours HU/SS 3 hours

Spring

CourseHours
Total hours 16 hours
MA 244 Linear 3 hours CE 272 Dynamics 3 hours CE/MAE 370 Mech 4 hours MA 238 Differential Equations 3 hours HU/SS 3 hours

Third Year (34 Hours)

Fall

CourseHours
Total hours 18 hours
CE 381 Structural I 3 hours
CE 380/380L Materials 3 hours
ISE 321 3 hours
MAE 341 Thermodynamics 3 hours
HU/SS 3 hours
ENG 102 3 hours

Spring

CourseHours
Total hours 16 hours
CE 321 Transportation 3 hours
CE 372/373 Soils 4 hours
MAE 310 Fluids 3 hours
ISE 390 3 hours
HU/SS 3 hours

During Third Year, apply for Fifth Year Program.

Fourth Year (30 Hours)

Fall

CourseHours
Total hours 16 hours
CE 449 Environmental 3 hours
HUM/FA 3 hours
CE 5XX Concentration 3 hours
HU/SS 3 hours
CE 483 3 hours
CE 498 Sr Design I 1 hour

Spring

CourseHours
Total hours 14 hours
CE 422 Traffic Design 3 hours
CE 441 Hydraulics 3 hours
CE 499 Sr Design II 2 hours
CE 5XX (CE 583, 584, or 585) 3 hours
CE 5XX Concentration 3 hours

Fifth Year - Graduate Program (25 Hours)

Fall

CourseHours
Total hours 13 hours
CE 5XX Concentration 3 hours
CE 6XX 3 hours
CE 6XX 3 hours
Math Course 3 hours
CE 683 Seminar 1 hour

Spring

CourseHours
Total hours 12 hours
CE 6XX 3 hours
Math Course 3 hours
CE 697 Project 3 hours
CE 6XX 3 hours