Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering DISTANCE DEGREE PROGRAM by cwj21439

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									Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
DISTANCE DEGREE PROGRAM CURRICULUM
               NOTE: Some Courses May Not Be Offered At A Distance Every Semester.
Chem 121C    General Chemistry I                         3 Credits              Online                Fall
            Prerequisite(s): Math 102. Corequisite(s): Math 103 or an appropriate score on the Placement
            Testing Program (PTP).
            Open to all students, no high school credit in chemistry required. Elementary principles and
            theories of chemistry; matter, measurement, atoms, ions, molecules, reasons, chemical
            calculations, thermochemistry, bonding, molecular geometry, periodicity, gases. Requires on-
            campus lab to be taken in the summer.
Chem 121L    General Chemistry I Lab                     1 Credit         On-Campus Lab            Summer
            Laboratory to accompany Chem 121C.
            Elementary principles and theories of chemistry; matter, measurement, atoms, ions, molecules,
            reactions, chemical calculations, thermochemistry, bonding, molecular geometry, periodicity,
            gases.
Chem 122C    General Chemistry II                        3 Credits              Online              Spring
            Prerequisite(s): Chem 121. Corequisite(s): Chem 122L.
            Elementary principles and theories of chemistry; Intermolecular forces, liquids, solids, kinetics,
            equilibria, acids and bases. Solution of chemistry, precipitation, thermodynamics,
            electrochemistry. Requires on-campus lab to be taken in the summer.
Chem 122L    General Chemistry II Lab                    1 Credit         On-Campus Lab            Summer
            Laboratory to accompany Chem 122C.
            Elementary principles and theories of chemistry; Intermolecular forces, liquids, solids, kinetics,
            equilibria, acids and bases. Solution of chemistry, precipitation, thermodynamics,
            electrochemistry.
CiEn 301L    Civil Engineering Lab I                     2 Credits        On-Campus Lab            Summer
            Prerequisite(s): Engr 203 and Engl 110. Corequisite(s): Econ 210 and CIEN 412.
            Course involves lab experiences dealing with: 1) determining soil index properties, grain size
            distribution, permeability, moisture density relations, shear strength, and consolidation of soils; 2)
            engineering properties of concrete, asphalt, steel, and composites; and 3) design of experiments.
            Students perform lab work in teams and communicate results by written reports.
CiEn 302L    Civil Engineering Lab II                    2 Credits        On-Campus Lab            Summer
            Prerequisite(s): Engr 203 and Engl 110. Corequisite(s): Econ 210, CIEN 431 and CIEN 423.
            Course involves lab experiences dealing with: 1) fluid properties, flow measurements, open
            channel flow, pipe flow, and hydraulic machinery; 2) water and wastewater treatment topics such
            as BOD, total and suspended solids, water hardness, chlorination, alkalinity, coagulation, and jar
            testing; and 3) design of experiments. Students perform lab work in teams and communicate
            results in written reports and one oral presentation.
 CiEn 306    Fluid Mechanics                             3 Credits              Online              Spring
            Prerequisite(s): Phys 251 and Math 265.
            Fluid properties; fluid statics and dynamics; transport theory and transport analogies,
            conservation of mass, energy, and momentum; dimensional analysis; boundary layer concepts;
            pipe flows; compressible flow; open channel flow.



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CiEn 313C   General Surveying                           2 Credits              Online                Fall
          Prerequisite(s): Math 165.
          Measurements of distances and angles; EDM; satellite and inertial systems; triangulation;
          differential leveling; horizontal curves; vertical curves; traverse surveys; U.S. public land
          surveys; earthwork; boundary surveys; construction surveys. Requires on-campus lab to be taken
          in the summer.
CiEn 313L General Surveying Laboratory                  1 Credit         On-Campus Lab             Summer
          Prerequisite(s): DEDP students must have completed CIEN 313.
          Course will involve laboratory assignments dealing with measurements of distances and angles;
          use of EDM, GPS, and automatic levels; traversing; leveling; horizontal curves; vertical curves;
          and topographic survey.
CiEn 351 Structural Mechanics                           4 Credits              Online                Fall
          Prerequisite(s): Engr 203.
          Reactions, shear and bending moment, plane and space trusses, influence lines, deflections,
          virtual work, energy methods, approximate analysis, consistent deformations method, slope
          deflection and moment distribution methods, introduction to matrix methods. Use of computer for
          analysis.
CiEn 412 Soil Mechanics                                 2 Credits              Online                Fall
          Prerequisite(s): Engr 203.
          Course topics include principles of soil mechanics including weight-volume relationships,
          classification, compaction, effective stress, permeability and seepage, consolidation, shear
          strength, site exploration, introduction to lateral earth pressure, and slope stability.
CiEn 414 Foundation Engineering                         3 Credits              Online                Fall
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 412.
          Soil improvements and ground modifications, soil exploration and sampling, bearing capacity,
          spread footings, mat foundations, settlement analysis, drilled shaft and pile foundations,
          foundations on difficult soil.
CiEn 416 Transportation Engineering                     3 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 412.
          Transportation systems; transportation planning and future developments; design and analysis of
          transportation facilities including traffic operations, highway geometry, and pavement.
CiEn 421 Hydrology                                      3 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 306.
          Course topics include measurement, interpretation, analysis and application of hydrologic data;
          precipitation, evaporation and transpiration; run off hydrographs; routing methods; groundwater;
          and snow hydrology. Computer applications.
CiEn 423 Hydraulic Engineering                          2 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 306.
          Fluid statics and dynamics; open channel flow; transitions and controls; hydraulic structures;
          hydraulic machinery; hydraulic power conversion; and hydraulic modeling.
CiEn 431 Environmental Engineering I                    3 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 306.
          Environmental quality, water quality modeling, water and wastewater treatment systems, sludge
          processing, solid wastes, hazardous wastes, environmental law.
CiEn 432 Environmental Engineering II                   3 Credits              Online                Fall
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 306.
          Water distribution networks, mass curve analysis, wastewater collection systems, pumping
          systems for water and wastewater, system design project, computer-assisted design, confined
          spaces.
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CiEn 435   Hazardous Waste Management                  3 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 306 and Chem 121.
          Regulations, generation, storage, transportation, disposal, classification, fate and transport of
          contaminants, environmental audits, pollution prevention and management facilities, remediation
          alternatives, physical-chemical treatment, bioremediation, stabilization/solidification, thermal
          processes.
CiEn 444 Contracts and Specifications                  3 Credits              Online               Spring
          Engineering contracts and specification essentials, legal aspects of engineering practice and
          employment; professional practice issues; procurement of work; governmental regulation.
CiEn 453 Reinforced Concrete                           3 Credits              Online                 Fall
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 351.
          Materials and specifications, axially and eccentrically loaded columns, strength beam theory,
          shear stresses, bond and development length, serviceability, and one-way slabs.
CiEn 451 Steel Design                                  3 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 351.
          Selection of sections, bolted and welded connections, trusses, bearings, lightgage structural
          members, fatigue of structural members and introduction to plastic design.
CiEn 482* Civil Engineering Design                     2 Credits              Online                 Fall
          Prerequisite(s): Two of these four: CIEN 351, 412, 423, and 431. Corequisite(s): CIEN 432.
          This is a comprehensive design course which integrates the engineering design and engineering
          science components of previous and ongoing coursework into a major design experience,
          incorporating engineering standards and realistic constraints. Term paper on current engineering
          issues. Team design projects in the areas of environmental, geotechnical, structures, water
          resources, etc. Group preliminary design reports and individual presentations.
CiEn 483* Civil Engineering Design                     2 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): CIEN 482*.
          This is the second of a two-course sequence in Civil Engineering design and is a continuation of
          CIEN 482. Coursework addresses design and professional practice issues. Student teams perform
          detailed design analysis, prepare a final design report and give an oral presentation on their final
          design.
 EE 206    Circuit Analysis                            3 Credits              Online                 Fall
          Prerequisite(s): Math 166. Corequisite(s): Math 265.
          Introduces the foundations of electrical engineering, applying these concepts in developing the
          fundamentals of energy conversion, electronics and circuit theory.
          Requires lab to be taken in the summer.
Engr 201 Statics                                       3 Credits              Online                 Fall
          Prerequisite(s): Math 165.
          Vector approach to principles of statics. Resultants of force systems, equilibrium of force
          systems, analysis of structures, centroids, moments of inertia.
Engr 202 Dynamics                                      3 Credits              Online               Spring
          Prerequisite(s): Engr 201.
          Simple particle and rigid body kinematics/kinetics. Vector approach to principles of dynamics.
          Newton's laws of motion, work-energy, and impulse-momentum principles for particle and rigid
          body motion.
Engr 203 Mechanics of Materials                        3 Credits              Online                 Fall
          Prerequisite(s): Engr 201.
          Simple stress and strain, torsion, shear and bending moment, flexure and shear stresses in beams,
          combined stresses, deflections of beams, statically indeterminate members and columns.


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  Engr 460      Engineering Economy                       3 Credits             Online                Spring
               Prerequisite(s): Econ 201.
               Economic effects of engineering decisions involving time, value of money, economic balance,
               cost estimating and venture analysis.
  Phys 251C University Physics I                          3 Credits             Online                  Fall
               Prerequisite(s): Math 165.
               The general physics course sequence for students majoring in a science, or engineering. Topics:
               Newtonian mechanics and gravitation, work and energy, solids and fluids, heat and
               thermodynamics, vibrations and waves, electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and an
               introduction to modern physics. A student may receive credit for only one beginning level physics
               sequence. Requires on-campus lab to be taken in the summer.
  Phys 251L University Physics I                           1 Credit        On-Campus Lab             Summer
               Laboratory to accompany Physics 251C.
               Newtonian mechanics and gravitation, work and energy, rotational dynamics, vibrations and
               waves, mechanics of solids and fluids, basic kinetic theory, equations of state and the first and
               second laws of thermodynamics.
  Phys 252C University Physics II                         3 Credits             Online                Spring
               Prerequisite(s): Math 166, Phys 251 and 251L.
               Topics normally covered include electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, light and
               geometrical optics. Requires lab to be taken in the summer.
  Phys 252L University Physics II                          1 Credit        On-Campus Lab             Summer
               Laboratory to accompany Physics 252C.
               Newtonian mechanics and gravitation, work and energy, rotational dynamics, vibrations and
               waves, mechanics of solids and fluids, basic kinetic theory, equations of state and the first and
               second laws of thermodynamics.
 Subject to change without notice.

*Course must be completed through the University of North Dakota: CiEn 482 and CiEn 483.


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                                              Updated as of September 25, 2008

								
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