Civil Engineering Technology (CE)

Civil Engineering Technology (CE)

Course Descriptions

CE 115. Construction Materials and Methods. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is an introduction to the elements of building construction principles and materials. Students will learn the background and history of building materials and systems; review sustainable design, materials, and construction concepts; and review industry standards, specifications, codes and barrier-free design.
Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency

CE 116. Construction Blueprint Reading. 3 Credit Hours.

The interpretation of construction working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial building projects. Architectural, structural, and utility drawings will be covered.
Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency

CE 130. Introduction to Construction. 3 Credit Hours.

An introductory course providing an overview of the total construction process including city and regional planning, construction management, contracting, labor and management relations, the design process, estimating and bidding, scheduling and purchasing, construction, and equipment.
Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency

CE 131. Construction Estimating. 3 Credit Hours.

The total estimating and bidding process. Topics will include bid form contracts, specifications, overhead, unit costs, quantity surveys, subcontract bids, pricing, checking and alternates. Students should be able to read construction drawing prior to enrolling in this course.
Prerequisites: CE 116 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency

CE 151. Introduction to Civil Engineering and Architecture. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is an introduction to many of the varied factors involved in building design and construction including building components and systems, structural design, storm water management, site design, utilities and services, cost estimation, energy efficiency, and careers in the design and construction industry. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: GE 121 with a minimum grade of "C" or EGR 147 with a minimum grade of "C" or department approval

CE 240. Surveying I. 3 Credit Hours.

This course will explore the history and practice of surveying, the use and care of transits, levels, and tapes, as well as their more modern counterparts. Office and field methods will emphasize laboratory problems in area measurements, elevation determinations, angle collection methods, traverse calculations and topographic map compilation. Additional hours required.
Prerequisites: MTH 170 with a minimum grade of "C" or MTH 185 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency