Degree Requirements

Civil Engineering Program 2013-2014 (128 Hours)

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English (6 hours)

Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
EH 101 Freshman Composition I 3 hrs Placement Fall/Spring/Summer
EH 102 Freshman Composition II 3 hrs EH 101 Fall/Spring/Summer

Mathematics (18 hours)

Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
MA 171 Calculus A 4 hrs MA 113, MA 115 or Level III Placement Fall/Spring/Summer
MA 172 Calculus B 4 hrs MA 171 Fall/Spring/Summer
MA 201 Calculus C 4 hrs MA 172 Fall/Spring/Summer
MA 238 Applied Differential Equations 3 hrs Concurrency: MA 201 Fall/Spring/Summer
MA 244 Introduction to Linear Algebra 3 hrs MA 172 Fall/Spring/Summer

Chemistry (4 hours)

Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
CH 121 General Chemistry I 3 hrs Placement or CH 101, MA 113 or 115, Concurrency: MA 171, Corequisite: CH 125 Fall/Spring/Summer
CH 125 General Chemistry Lab I 1 hrs Corequisite: CH 121 Fall/Spring/Summer

Biology (4 hours)

Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
BYS 119 Principles of Biology 4 hrs None Fall/Spring/Summer

Physics (8 hours)

Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
PH 111 General Physics w/ Calculus I 3 hrs MA 171 Fall/Spring/Summer
PH 114 General Physics Lab I 1 hr Concurrency: PH 111 Fall/Spring/Summer
PH 112 General Physics w/ Calculus II 3 hrs MA 172, PH 111 Fall/Spring/Summer
PH 115 General Physics Lab II 1 hr Concurrency: PH 112 Fall/Spring/Summer

History, Social, Behavioral Sciences, Humanities & Fine Arts (18 hours)

Courses Hours Term
History, Social or Behavior Science 3 hrs Fall/Spring/Summer
Literature or Fine Art 3 hrs Fall/Spring/Summer
3 Courses of HSBS/HFA (Choose: ARH, CM, EH, FL, GS, GY, HY, MU, PHL, PSC, PY, SOC, WS) 9 hrs Fall/Spring/Summer
Electives 3 hrs Fall/Spring/Summer

Engineering Core (12 hours)

Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
CE 271 Statics 3 hrs PH 111, Concurrency: MA 201 Fall/Spring/Summer
ISE 321 Engineering Economy 3 hrs Sophomore Standing Fall/Spring/Summer
MAE 310 Fluid Mechanics I 3 hrs MA 238, MAE/CE 271, (MAE 285 or CPE 112 or CHE 197) Fall/Spring/Summer
MAE 341 Thermodynamics I 3 hrs MA 201. CH 121, CH 125, PH 112 Fall/Spring/Summer

Civil Engineering (52 hours)

Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
CE 101 Prelude to Civil Engineering 1 hr None Fall
CPE 112 Intro to Computer Programming in Engineering (with lab) 3 hrs MA 113, MA 115 or Level III Placement, Corequisite: CPE 112L Fall/Spring/Summer
CE 111 Civil Engineering Graphics 2 hrs MA 112 or Level II Placement, Freshman CE Standing Fall/Spring
CE 272 Dynamics 3 hrs CPE 112, CE/MAE 271 Fall/Spring/Summer
CE 284 Surveying 2 hrs Concurrency: CE 111, or Instructor/Advisor Approval Fall
CE 321 Transportation Engineering & Design 3 hrs CE 284, MA 171 Spring
CE 370 Mechanics of Materials (with lab) 4 hrs CPE 112, CE/MAE 271, Corequisite: CE 370L Fall/Spring/Summer
CE 372 Soil Mechanics 3 hrs CE/MAE 370, Concurrency: MAE 310 Fall/Spring
CE 373 Soil Mechanics Lab 1 hr Corequisite: CE 372 Fall/Spring
CE 380 Civil Engineering Materials 3 hrs CE/MAE 370 Fall/Spring
CE 380L Civil Engineering Materials Lab 0 hrs CE 370, Corequisite: CE 380 Fall/Spring
CE 381 Structural Analysis I 3 hrs CE/MAE 272, CE/MAE 370 Fall/Summer
ISE 390 Probability & Engineering Statistics I 3 hrs Concurrency: MA 201 Fall/Spring/Summer
CE 422 Traffic Engineering Design 3 hrs CE 321 Spring
CE 441 Hydraulic Engineering Design 3 hrs MAE 310 Spring
CE 449 Intro to Environmental Engineering 3 hrs MAE 341, Concurrency: MAE 310 Fall
CE 483 Reinforced Concrete Design 3 hrs CE 380, CE 381 Fall
CE 484 Steel Design 3 hrs CE 381, MA 244 Fall
CE 485 Foundation Engineering 3 hrs CE 372, CE 483 Spring
CE 498 Civil Engineering Design I 1 hr CE 321, Concurrency: CE 372 and CE 483, Senior Standing Fall
CE 499 Civil Engineering Design II 2 hrs CE 483, CE 498, Corequisite: CE 499: (FE Review) Spring

Electives (6 hours)

Structural
Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
CE 481 Structural Analysis II 3 hrs CE 381 Spring
CE 487 Bridge Design 3 hrs CE 483 Spring
Environmental
Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
CE 456 Water Quality Control Processes 3 hrs CE 449 Spring
CE 457 Hydrology 3 hrs MAE 310 Fall
Transportation
Course Description Hours Prerequisites Term
CE 411 Intro to Geographical Information Systems 3 hrs Senior Standing or Instructor Approval Fall/Spring/Summer
CE 420 Urban Transportation Planning 3 hrs CE 321 Fall
General
Course Description Hours
CE Choose from CH 411, CE 412, CE 420, CE 456, CE 457, CE 458, CE 473, CE 481, CE 484, CE 487 3 hrs

All prerequisite classes must be completed with a "C" or higher grade. Visit the UAH Course Catalog for more information.