AREN 4317 - Architectural Engineering Design
Provides a capstone experience to AREN students. Students design a modest commercial building and complete an integrated engineering design of the building systems executed for the conceptual, schematic, and design development phases. Students' teams work on structural, mechanical, electrical/lighting, and construction engineering management design. Each stage produce a professional-quality design document. Faculty and industry mentors participate in the teaching and evaluation of designs.
CVEN 3246 - Introduction to Construction
Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
Provides a broad view of concerns, activities, and objectives of people involved in construction: the owner, architect/engineer, contractor, labor and inspector. Interactive gaming situation relates these people to the construction contract, plans/specifications, estimates/bids, scheduling, law and financial management. Students with a Business School Real Estate emphasis may be considered for this course.
CVEN 3256 - Construction Equipment and Methods
Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
Integrated study of construction equipment, methods, and economics. Topics include equipment productivity, equipment selection, and construction engineering design within economic constraints. Examples include earthmoving, concrete formwork, and temporary construction.
CVEN 4897 - Professional Issues in Civil Engineering
Educates students about the knowledge and skills required for professional civil engineers. Students learn about the path to a professional license, prepare for the FE exam, analyze a situation involving multiple conflicting ethical interests, identify aspects of sustainability in civil engineering projects, and understand the role of project management, public policy, business and public administration, and leadership in civil engineering.