Degree Requirements

Civil Engineering Program 2013-2014 (128 Hours)

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English (6 hours)

CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
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)

CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
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)

CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
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)

CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
BYS 119 Principles of Biology 4 hrs None Fall/Spring/Summer

Physics (8 hours)

CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
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)

CoursesHoursTerm
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)

CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
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)

CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
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
CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
CE 481 Structural Analysis II 3 hrs CE 381 Spring
CE 487 Bridge Design 3 hrs CE 483 Spring
Environmental
CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
CE 456 Water Quality Control Processes 3 hrs CE 449 Spring
CE 457 Hydrology 3 hrs MAE 310 Fall
Transportation
CourseDescriptionHoursPrerequisitesTerm
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
CourseDescriptionHours
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.