Civil engineering and construction engineering management as a profession. Current trends and challenges, ethical, social and environmental issues in professional practice. Professional organizations and licensure. Communication and lifelong learning skills for professional practice.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 1 hour)
Corequisites: CE 130L and MAE 172 or CEM 121.
Theory and practice of plane surveying, including the use of instruments for measuring distances, angles, and elevations. Plotting of surveying data and topographic mapping. Fundamentals of construction layout. Integration of data with surveying software.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 1 hour)
Corequisite: CE 130.
Fundamentals of surveying methods as applied to construction layout. Use of level and total station for location and control of structures, vertical and horizontal control, and area determination.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in CE 131. (Laboratory 3 hours)
Prerequisites: CHEM 111A and PHYS 151 all with a grade of "C" or better and consent of department undergraduate advisor.
Basic properties of materials in civil engineering, including concrete, masonry, steel, wood, asphalt and composites.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours)
Prerequisite: PHYS 151 with a grade of "C" or better.
Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 123.
Application of the mechanics of equilibrium to force systems using analytical and graphical solutions of problems involving structures and machines.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 2 hours, Activity 2 hours)
Prerequisites: MATH 122, PHYS 151 all with a grade of "C" or better.
Introduction to programming and application of computers to elementary civil engineering problems.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture‑Problems 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours)