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  • BIOL 473 - Advanced Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology


    Discussion of current literature on a specific topic in cell and molecular biology.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
    Notes Topics published in the class schedule.
  
  • BIOL 475 - Neurobiology


    Introduction to the neurosciences, emphasizing cellular, molecular, and physiological aspects. Establishes a foundation of cellular neurobiology and moves on to selected topics in the organization, function, and development of neural systems.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • BIOL 480 - Introduction to Biological Modeling


    Introduction to the modeling of biological systems and processes through the use of computers.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • BIOL 481 - Advanced Cell Biology


    Advanced topics in cell and molecular biology, including membrane structure and function, cytoskeleton, signal transduction, and current research methods.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  .
  
  • BIOL 485 - Microbial Genetics


    Examines genetics of prokaryotic microorganisms, including induction of mutations and selection of mutants, alternative processes of genetic exchange and gene mapping, and gene organization and regulation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .


     
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours lecture.

  
  • BIOL 486 - Animal Behavior


    Evolutionary analysis of vertebrate and invertebrate behavior.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  

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  • BIOL 487 - Principles of Systematics


    Principles and applications of methods used to reconstruct history and biotic diversity among genes, species, and higher taxa. Considers several approaches to tree construction and significance of phylogenetic history within the context of evolution, biogeography, and conservation biology.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites BIOL 310 or consent of instructor.
    Notes Emphasis on molecular approaches to systematics.
  
  • BIOL 489 - Developmental Genetics


    Topics in molecular genetics of developmental processes explored through current literature.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  , and   or  .
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • BIOL 490 - Biogeography


    Study of distributional patterns of plant and animal groups, including consideration of theories and principles, derived from a variety of disciplines, related to those patterns.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  

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  • BIOL 492 - Undergraduate Research


    Special problems in some field of the biological sciences for investigation and report.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites Two years of biological sciences and consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of eight credits.
  
  • BIOL 493 - Undergraduate Seminar


    Preparation and presentation of seminars on topics of current interest in biology.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites Two years of biological sciences and consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of three credits.
    Notes Topic changes by semester; see class schedule.
  
  • BIOL 494 - Biology Colloquium


    Analysis and critique of topics as presented by speakers drawn from the national biological research community.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites Two years of biological sciences.
    May be repeated to a maximum of three credits.
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
  • BIOL 496 - Advanced Topics in Modern Biology


    Advanced study in a specialized area of biology. Topics selected and published in class schedule.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites  ,   and consent of instructor.
    Notes Maximum of three different topics may be selected for a total of six credits.
  
  • BIOL 498 - Scientific Presentations


    Seminar for undergraduate students conducting research projects on any biological discipline. Gives students advice and provides them with practical experience on giving oral and written presentations. Discussion of principles of good visual communication and demonstrations of good and poor selections.

    Credits (1-2)
    Prerequisites  ,  , and consent of instructor
  
  • BIOL 499 - Instruction in Biological Sciences


    Significant involvement in instruction of courses in biological sciences. May include laboratory preparation, instruction, and grading.

    Credits (1-2)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of two credits.
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
  • BLW 101 - Personal Law


    Practical and legal situations about family, consumer, sales, real property, landlord tenant, wills, estates, criminal and tort law in the context of Nevada law.

    Credits 3
  
  • BLW 302 - Legal Environment


    Nature and function of law; legal system; constitutional law; administrative law; antitrust; consumer protection; torts; product liability.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing.
  
  • BLW 331 - Real Estate Law I


    Law of real property transfers, deeds, leases, title insurance, escrows, land contracts, foreclosures, recordings. Law as it affects brokers and salesmen.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .
  
  • BLW 375 - International Business Law


    Legal regulations which promote or restrain trade and investment by business firms engaged in international business activities. Regional, national and international sources of law affecting international business transactions explored.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .
  
  • BLW 431 - Real Estate Law II


    Legal environment of real estate. Zoning laws, land use regulation, eminent domain, growth controls, impact fees, and other regulation of the use of real estate.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .
  
  • BLW 435 - Construction Law


    Focuses on the legal and ethical environment of basic Construction Law concepts in Nevada. Topics include the legal aspects of engineering and construction contracts and specifications, contract formation, interpretation, rights and duties, and changes, legal liabilities and professional ethics of architects, engineers, and contractors, Nevada’s mechanic’s lien laws, Nevada’s Prompt Pay Statute for Public Works and Nevada’s Right to Stop Work Statute.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major or junior standing,  .
  
  • BLW 450 - Law of the Internet


    Focus on the legal and ethical environment of doing business over the Internet. Topics include personal jurisdiction in cyberspace, electronic speech, privacy and data collection, on-line contracting, intellectual property, cybercrime and security, consumer protection, taxation, and Internet transactions involving securities.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing, and  .
  
  • BLW 474 - Business Law II


    Law of commercial paper; secured transactions; creditor’s rights; bankruptcy; agency; business organizations (partnerships and corporations); securities regulation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .
  
  • BLW 478 - Seminar in Current Business Law Topics


    Structured analysis of current topics in business law. Topics covered vary from semester to semester, depending upon developments in the discipline.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,  .
  
  • BUS 101 - Introduction to Business


    Cornerstone course for the Lee Business School. Introduces students to the business profession by integrating information across all departments within the college. Establishes a common foundation for students as business majors. Introduction to business communications, professionalism in business, areas and types of business enterprises.

    Credits 3
  
  • BUS 103 - Business Connections


    This course is designed to help freshmen new to UNLV and interested in business learn, understand, and employ the skills needed for a successful academic experience and for effective career exploration. Instruction will include specific business applications.

    Credits 3
  
  • BUS 395 - Current Issues in Business


    Issues discussed in the popular business press. Emphasis on current events and issues in business.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites Admission to a business major/junior standing,   ,  .
  
  • BUS 481 - Business Internship


    Supervised on-site practical experience in various local enterprises culminating in a written report.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites A 3.00 GPA, admission to the major, and completion of nine credit hours of courses within the major.
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
  • BUS 490 - Individual Study


    Study and research in the field of business administration.

    Credits (1-3)
    Prerequisites A 3.00 GPA, admission to the major, senior standing and completion of nine credit hours of courses within the major.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • BUS 496 - Strategy Management and Policy


    Formulation, implementation and evaluation of management strategies for achieving organizational objectives. Integrated coverage of: mission and objectives definition; analysis of external and internal environments including ethics, social responsibilities, and international considerations; and strategic decision making.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   ,  ; admission to a business major/junior standing.
    Notes Capstone course.
  
  • BUS 497 - New Venture Creation and Strategy


    Business tools and skills necessary to successfully start and operate a business. Focus on evaluation of new ventures, financial considerations, personnel issues, business operations, and legal considerations. Development of a business plan.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   ,  ; admission to a business major/junior standing.
    Notes Capstone course.
  
  • BUS 498 - Global Business Strategy


    Integrated coverage of management strategies relating to international businesses. Special topics include: mission and objectives, analysis of external and internal environments, ethics, strategic decision making, international diversification.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  , admission to a business major/junior standing.
    Notes Capstone course.
  
  • CED 117 - Interpersonal Skills in Human Services


    Introductory survey of interpersonal skills utilized in human relationships, with a particular focus on counseling and other helping relationships. Examination and analysis of interpersonal theory, environmental, and cultural contexts for skills and a significant skill-development component.

    Credits 3
  
  • CED 200 - Multicultural Issues of Counseling


    Students obtain better understanding of themselves in relationship to other cultural groups within the United States. Experiential course relying on in- and out-of-class activities. Develops awareness and sensitivity necessary to successful work with diverse populations in the field of human services counseling.

    Credits 3
  
  • CED 300 - Introduction to Human Services Counseling


    Introduction to the field of human services and counseling. Topics include various perspectives on human services and counseling such as trends in human service delivery, counseling theories and practice, crisis intervention, intervention programs, and ethical issues.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 310 - Relationships Across the Lifespan


    Learn the knowledge of basic relationship issues across the lifespan and how it relates to the human services professional.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites CED 117 completed, or concurrent enrollment.
  
  • CED 315 - Counseling Skills in Human Services


    Overview of basic counseling skills in the human services profession including: the history of counseling skills in human services; overview of the helping model; the therapeutic relationship in counseling; attending, listening and understanding skills; empathy; probing and summarizing; reluctant and resistant clients; decision-making skills; and goal setting.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 320 - Drugs and Behavior


    Familiarizes the student with various classes of substances, substances’ physiological effects and substances’ effects on behavior.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or  .
    Notes May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • CED 322 - Perspectives on Addictions


    Critical review of the definitions/terminology used in the addictions field, major concepts relating to addictions, and model/theories used to understand addictive behavior. Emphasizes students’ self-awareness of attitudes regarding addictions.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 323 - Prevention I: System Oriented Prevention Strategies and Programs


    Orientation to prevention and thorough understanding of system-oriented prevention strategies and programs.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 324 - Prevention II: Client Oriented Prevention Strategies and Programs


    Provides the student with a thorough understanding of client-oriented prevention strategies.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 325 - Mental Illness and the Human Services Profession


    Client-centered/cultural approach to mental illness as related to the Human Services profession.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  .
  
  • CED 375 - Ethical and Professional Issues in Human Services


    Ethical, legal, and professional issues related to human services. Provides a basis for making professional decisions related to these issues. Codes of Ethics, state statutes, and case law related to human services.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  .
  
  • CED 400 - Field Experience in Human Services I


    Provides students with supervised work experience in human services agencies. Students participate in a weekly class that combines the principles of small group dynamics with acquired skills, knowledge and experience that students have obtained from their field experience.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Must be formally admitted to Human Services Counseling Program.
  
  • CED 401 - Field Experience in Human Services II


    Continuation of supervised field placement, following Field Experience I. Provides students with further supervised work experience in human services agencies.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  ,  .
  
  • CED 408 - Counseling the Older Adult


    Overview of issues that may be encountered while counseling the older adult. Reviews basic information on the nature, diagnosis and treatment of common mental health problems of later life. Introduces students to services and support systems that are available to older adults and their families that will assist in the referral process. The course also reviews careers in aging focusing on gero-counseling.

    Credits 3
  
  • CED 410 - Eating Disorders: Etiology and Treatment


    Designed as a comprehensive review of eating disorders, correlated issues, and treatment interventions. Cultural, familial, societal, and personal factors that may contribute to the development and maintenance of eating disorders. Variety of prevention and intervention strategies explored.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites One of the following courses:  ,  ,  .
  
  • CED 420 - Identification, Assessment, and Treatment of the Process Addictions


    This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills to identify, assess, and treat various process and co-occurring disorders. Emphasis will be placed on the history, philosophy, and trends of addiction counseling. In addition, current literature outlining theories, approaches, effective strategies, and techniques will be explored.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 425 - Perspectives in Multicultural Counseling


    Focuses on developing awareness, knowledge, and skills in working with culturally different individuals and groups. Substantial attention given to interpersonal issues, concerns related to different cultures, and programming in a variety of settings.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  .


     

  
  • CED 427 - Identification and Assessment in Addictions


    Provides students with knowledge of how to identify and assess individuals with addictions. Epidemiological, pathological, physiological, psychological, and cultural basis of addictions across the life-span examined. Includes assessment/screening tools, motivational interviewing, the family system, enabling, and resource and referral systems.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .

     

  
  • CED 430 - Advanced Professional Issues in Addictions


    Professional issues involved in addictions counseling. Topics include: stress and burnout, legal and ethical issues, drugs in the workplace, ethnographic attitudes toward addictions, and the economic and health issues associated with addictions.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 439 - Problem Gambling Counseling I


    Orients students to the history, etiology and prevalence of compulsive gambling. Provides students with the knowledge of assessment tools and counseling skills. Characteristics of compulsive gambling behavior, stages of progression, distinctions and connections to other addictions, effects on families, finances and legal issues.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
  • CED 440 - Problem Gambling Counseling II


    Provides students with a thorough understanding of client-oriented counseling modalities and strategies. Provides skills to utilize and interpret assessment tools and provide treatment planning. Practical applications and clinical skills.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 444 - Child Centered Play Therapy in Counseling


    Offers a comprehensive foundation for those interested in working with children within therapeutic settings, course focuses on the use of Virgina Axline’s Play Therapy interventions, including theory, therapeutic processes and responses, stages of therapy, limit setting, therapeutic contraindications and limitations, ethical issues and diversity considerations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 445 - Trauma and Addiction


    Designed to provide a working knowledge of the various ways that substance abuse and personal trauma impact each other. Emphasis on identifying signs and symptoms. Diagnostic criteria for various trauma categories and counseling approaches explored.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  , junior or senior standing.
  
  • CED 446 - Combat Trauma


    Overview of the trauma that is experienced by individuals involved in armed combat situations. The signs and symptoms of such involvement will be explored. Impact on families and communities will also be addressed.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   or Junior/Senior standing.
  
  • CED 450 - Treatment of Addictions


    (Same as  .) Covers classification of drugs; phases of treatment of addictions; basic individual and group treatment skills; contents of various treatment approaches; and the treatment guidelines regarding working with special populations, including women, adolescents, the elderly, etc.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 461 - Technology and the Internet in Social Science Research and Practice


    Explores the role of technology in changing society, the application of technology to the field of social science research and practice, and the limitations and concerns about technology in the helping professions.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 475 - Prevention Strategies and Development Theories in Addictions


    Provides in-depth review of alcohol/drug prevention strategies, successful prevention programs, prevention addressing the individual, family, peers, school, and community, and the relationship between developmental theories and successful prevention program strategies.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CED 480 - Independent Study


    Individual reading projects under the direction of a faculty member.

    Credits (1-6)
    Prerequisites  ,  .
    May be repeated up to a maximum of six credits.
    Notes Department approval must be obtained prior to registration.
  
  • CEE 110 - Introduction to Civil Engineering Design


    Introduction to design of civil engineering systems, components, and processes including steps in problem solving, sustainability, relevant federal acts and laws, computer-based computational methods, and CAD design tools. Team projects with emphasis on technical communications.

    Credits 3
    Corequisites  ,  .
    Prerequisites   or  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Two hours lecture and three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 121 - Elementary Surveying


    Vertical and horizontal control methods: topographic and construction surveys, use of land survey equipment, note taking and graphical communication. Applications to earthwork and highway alignment.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Two hours lecture plus three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 198 - Ethics and Professional Practice of Engineering


    Oral communication, engineers’ code of ethics and other requirements for the professional practice of engineering studied through textbook material, oral communication workshops, professional society meetings, and journals

    Credits 1
    Corequisites  .
  
  • CEE 225 - Cooperative Training I


    Introductory individual off-campus learning experiences in civil engineering. Students apply engineering concepts and theories in work-related settings. Minimum 200 supervised hours required. Progress reports required at least monthly. Final report and/or final poster required.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites Sophomore standing in engineering. Prior approval of employer and department.
    May be repeated once
    Notes No more than one credit of CEE 225 may count towards the degree.
  
  • CEE 241 - Statics


    Engineering analysis of concentrated and distributed force systems at equilibrium; analysis of structures, beams and cables, friction, virtual work, fluid statics, shear and moment diagrams.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,    or  , or   and  
  
  • CEE 250 - Sustainability in Civil and Environmental Engineering


    Sustainability concepts applied to transportation, structural materials, construction, and water and wastewater systems. Air pollution, waste minimization, sustainable water resources, and green construction. Alternative energy sources, and contemporary issues that impact sustainability as it relates to safety, durability, economics, environmental, societal and health impacts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  .
  
  • CEE 298 - Project Management and Professional Practice


    Introduction to the activities of professional engineers. Through lectures, seminars by invited guests, and participation in organized activities outside the classroom, address civil engineering project management and other professional matters that affect engineering practice such as licensure, business, public policy, public administration, and contemporary issues.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 301 - CAD Tools for Civil Engineering Design


    Introduction to CAD-based civil engineering design tools, including COGO, surveying, roadway and site layout, digital terrain modeling, and earthworks design software.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites  ,  , and advanced standing.
  
  • CEE 325 - Cooperative Training II


    Individual off-campus learning experiences in civil engineering. Students apply engineering concepts and theories in work-related settings. Minimum 200 supervised hours required. Progress reports required at least monthly. Final report and/or final poster required. A combined maximum of three credits in   and CEE 325 may count towards the degree.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites Junior or senior standing in engineering. Prior approval of employer and department.
    May be repeated twice.
  
  • CEE 334 - Soil Mechanics


    Elementary soil mechanics theory. Physical and mechanical properties of soils. Shear strength, consolidation, earth pressure. Laboratory testing - Atterberg Limits, compaction, shear, unconfined compression, permeability, sampling, and in-situ testing.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites  , or   and  ,  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 334L - Soil Mechanics Laboratory


    Laboratory testing of soils, including Atterberg limits, compaction, consolidation, shear, unconfined compression and permeability tests. Field examination, sampling and in-situ testing.

    Credits 0
    Corequisites  .
    Prerequisites Admission to civil engineering or construction management major.
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 341 - Building Structures I


    Theory and basic elements of simple structural systems for architects, designers, and construction managers. Does not satisfy program requirements for civil/mechanical degrees.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Upper-division standing in engineering.
  
  • CEE 346 - Civil Engineering Materials


    Properties and uses of aggregates, Portland cement concrete, bituminous materials, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and wood for buildings, highways and other civil engineering works.

    Credits 3
    Corequisites   or equivalent.
    Prerequisites   or  , admission to civil engineering major.
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Two hours lecture and three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 346L - Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory


    Laboratory to familiarize students with properties, and testing of aggregates, Portland cement concrete, bituminous materials, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and wood.

    Credits 0
    Corequisites  .
    Prerequisites Admission to civil engineering major.
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 362 - Transportation Engineering


    Design, operation, objectives, characteristics, and social, environmental and economic relations of transportation systems including water, air, and land facilities.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to civil engineering major.   &  , or   &    or  ;  .
  
  • CEE 367 - Fluid Mechanics


    Introduction to fluid properties, statics, and fluid dynamics, development and application of fundamental equations for the study of external and internal flows, compressible flows, dimensional analysis, and turbomachinery. Laboratory exercises on the dynamics and statics of fluids.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites Admission to construction management, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering major;  ;  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 367L - Fluid Mechanics Laboratory


    Laboratory designed to familiarize the student with the basic properties and behavior of incompressible and compressible fluids.

    Credits 0
    Corequisites Equivalent to   lecture or CEM 460.
    Prerequisites Admission to civil, electrical or mechanical engineering major.
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 370 - Engineering Mechanics of Deformable Bodies


    Concepts of stress and strain, transformation of stress and strain, Mohr’s circle, engineering properties of materials, axially loaded members, torsion of circular members, bending of beams, buckling of columns, combined loading, thin-walled pressure vessels.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 370L - Engineering Mechanics of Deformable Bodies Laboratory


    Strain gage attachment and calibration, tensile testing of metals and non-metals, elastic constants, beam deflection and failure, torsion testing, column stability, and bolted connection testing.

    Credits 0
    Corequisites  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 381 - Structural Analysis I


    Principles and techniques of structural mechanics and application to analysis of engineering structures.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to civil, electrical or mechanical engineering major;  , or   &  ; and  .
  
  • CEE 404 - Open Channel Flow


    Detailed examination and design of open channel flow systems. Includes energy and momentum principles, non-uniform flow, transition design, design of channel controls, design of hydraulic structures, wave motions, unsteady flow, and flood routing.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 406 - Hydrologic Analysis and Design


    Modeling and analysis of hydrologic systems with application to engineering design. Includes rainfall-runoff analysis, dynamic flood routing, statistical theories, and stochastic processes.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 407 - Computer Applications in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering


    Application of computer models for analysis and design of environmental and water resource systems. Includes surface and groundwater hydrology, pipe networks, and water quality computer programs.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .
  
  • CEE 409 - Engineering Project Management


    Engineering aspects of contracts, labor law, specification development, and cost estimating. Project scheduling and cost using critical path methods.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites    or equivalent.
  
  • CEE 410 - Highway Construction Materials


    Composition, properties, and production of Portland cement, concrete, bituminous materials, and bituminous mixtures.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 413 - Water Resources Engineering I


    Hydraulic and hydrologic design of water distribution, stormwater, and wastewater collection systems. Introduction to groundwater hydrology. Pumps, pipe flow, and pipe networks. Hydraulic design of open channels, culverts, and sanitary sewers.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 423 - Engineering Surveys


    Solar observations, public land system, public land surveys, mineral surveys, vertical and horizontal curves, electronic distance measurements. Utilization of computers in survey calculations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 425 - Cooperative Training III


    Continuation of off-campus individual learning experiences in Civil Engineering. Students continue to apply engineering concepts and theories in work-related settings. Students in the Co-op Program(s) are required to make a written engineering report on the work they do.

    Credits 1
    Prerequisites Junior or senior standing in engineering.
  
  • CEE 432 - Geological Engineering


    Incorporation of geologic factors in civil engineering works. Engineering properties of rocks and soils; engineering implications of geologic structure and processes; geologic hazards; geologic/geotechnical site investigations, including engineering geophysics.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Admission to civil engineering major.    or  / .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Two credits lecture, one credit laboratory.
  
  • CEE 434 - Rock Mechanics


    Mechanical behavior of rock with engineering and geologic application; basic solid mechanics and rheology of rocks; rock testing; theories of failure; Griffith theory, McClintock-Walsh theory; scale effects and creep. Engineering applications in tunneling and dam foundations. Geologic applications in faulting, folding, isostasy, igneous intrusion, and petroleum formation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 435 - Foundations Engineering


    Site investigations, footings, slope stability, rock and soil foundations, piles.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 436 - Engineering Geophysics


    Introduction to geophysical methods used in shallow earth explorations for engineering purposes, such as site characterization and waste site investigations. Emphasis on seismic and electrical/electromagnetic methods. Laboratory experience includes hands-on use of state-of-the-art equipment. Appropriate for students in Civil Engineering, Geoscience, and Physics.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  , or   and  ; advanced standing.
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Two credits lecture, one laboratory.
  
  • CEE 444 - Steel Structural Design


    Introduction to design of structural systems in steel; LRFD method. Design of tension members, beams, columns and beam-columns. Design of connections, welded and bolted. Introduction to torsion.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  .
  
  • CEE 450 - Unit Operations and Processes in Environmental Engineering


    Water, wastewater system design overview. Water demand, wastewater generation. Water quality criteria. Mass balances, kinetics, reactor design. Coagulation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection. Suspended, attached processes. Sludge and residual management. Measurements of solids, pH, alkalinity, hardness, DO, BOD, COD, SVI, turbidity, MPN, chlorine residual, nitrogen, phosphorus.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites  ,  ,  .
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 450L - Unit Operations and Processes Laboratory


    Instrumental and wet chemical laboratory methods commonly used for characterization of water and wastewater. Measurements of solids, pH, alkalinity, hardness, dissolved oxygen, BOD, COD, SVI, turbidity, chlorine residual, MPN, nitrogen and phosphorus.

    Credits 0
    Corequisites  .
    Prerequisites Admission to major in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering.
    Lab/Lecture/Studio Hours Three hours laboratory.
  
  • CEE 451 - Water and Wastewater Quality Analysis


    Theory and analysis of the standard methods used by environmental engineers to analyze drinking, industrial, and domestic wastewaters to control water quality and monitor efficiency of treatment. Topics may include biological oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), coagulation, carbon absorption, ion-exchange resins, solids analysis, analysis by atomic absorption spectrometry, alkalimetry anions and determination. Laboratory intensive course.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • CEE 452 - Air Pollution Control Fundamentals


    Components of polluted air and air quality regulations. Control equipment material balances and process design for particulate removal. Combustion fundamentals and VOC removal. Meteorology and dispersion modeling. Automotive emissions controls.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  ,  , and    or   recommended.
  
  • CEE 454 - Solid and Hazardous Wastes Engineering


    Solid waste collection, separation and disposal. Recycling and containment technologies. Adsorption and microbial degradation. Thermal, radiation, and solidification methods for destruction of hazardous wastes. Site remediation.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites   and  .   recommended.
  
  • CEE 455 - Water Treatment and Reuse


    Design principles and preliminary design of water treatment processes used for drinking water and water reuse. Topics include flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, adsorption, ion-exchange, softening, chemical sludge dewatering, and water reuse.

    Credits 3
    Corequisites  .
    Prerequisites  ,  .
    Notes Three hours lecture.
  
  • CEE 463 - Traffic Engineering


    Studies in highway and traffic planning and principles of traffic operations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
 

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