Program Title Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Total Credit Hours needed for completion of the program
  • Total: 133 Credit hours.
  • 4 years – 8 Semesters.
Award Granted On Completion Of The Program Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
New Program – Planned starting date – September 2019
Name of Program Coordinator Pro. Bilal Akash

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is to provide students with core competencies, knowledge and skills needed to develop highly competent professionals, prepared for entry-level positions in civil engineering, further graduate study, life-long learning, and societal leadership.

Professional Occupations For Which Graduates Are Prepared In The Program

Graduates of the civil engineering program are prepared for a variety of careers in Civil Engineering. Example job titles include:

  • Design Engineer: define proper work methods and processes and ways to measure the performance of these processes.

  • Construction Engineer: utilizing all resources efficiently and effectively with cost for the construction of civil engineering buildings/facilities

  • Civil Municipality Engineer: Oversee the functions of facilities in local municipalities.

  • Project manager: manage projects by mapping out who does what, when, and how it can be done more efficiently. Form and direct teams to work toward a specific task and objectives.

PROGRAM GOALS AND SUBSEQUENT PLOS.

Goals and PLOs for General Education

a. Goals

  1. Provide students with the knowledge needed to pursue their major.
  2. Expand student’s understanding of self, environment, and society.
  3. Enable students to build a base of knowledge and skills that are needed for lifelong learning.
  4. Give students the knowledge, skills, and motivations to make an ethical decision based on an understanding of the societal values

b. GE PLOS

CVE general education prepares the student to:

  1. Communicate effectively, in oral, written or listening situations and daily settings in Arabic or English.
  2. Develop technological literacy and use the application of technology to achieve personal and educational goals.
  3. Apply mathematical and statistical concepts to solve quantitative real-life problems.
  4. Understand and apply scientific methods.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic theories and concepts in social and behavioural sciences; and apply them to personal, social, and developmental issues.
  6. Understand the major ethical concepts and theories in the professional fields.
  7. Adopt effective learning strategies appropriate to the situation.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of current environmental challenges.
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of the Islamic religion and its relation to culture, civilization, and science.
  10. Use critical thinking and reasoning skills for problem-solving.

Goals and PLOs for Engineering Core and the Civil Engineering Major

a. Goals

  1. Instil within the students the motivation and desire to follow sound moral judgment in personal and professional roles.
  2. Strengthen the engineering judgment of graduates by providing a capability for critical thinking, creative problem solving, and innovative decision-making processes in an organizational setting.
  3. Improve the students’ abilities to utilize engineering science techniques to resolve complex engineering problems
  4. Strengthen the students’ abilities and skills to work effectively in teams.
  5. Equip the students with the knowledge to guide their organization during periods of change.
  6. Prepare the graduates to assume leadership positions in organizations, locally and in multicultural organizations.
  7. Promote graduates awareness of concepts, tools and methodologies relevant to the field of civil engineering.
  8. Equip students with multidisciplinary competencies in the field of civil engineering
  9. Prepare students to identify, analyze, formulate and solve problems related to civil engineering projects
  10. Prepare students to serve in middle management civil engineering positions in private and public organizations

b. CVE PLOs

Upon graduation, a CVE graduate in civil engineering should demonstrate:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret data;
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
  4. an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  5. an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  7. an ability to communicate effectively;
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  9. a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  10. knowledge of contemporary issues;
  11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

BSc in CIVIL ENGINEERING- CVE –STUDY PALN

Semester 1 Cr Semester 2 Cr
YEAR 1
BAS 100 Principals of Chemistry 3 BAS 200 Physics I: Newtonian Mechanics 3
BAS 101 Principals of Chemistry Lab 1 BAS 201 Physics I: Newtonian Mechanics Lab 1
ENG 130 Introduction of Computer Aided Design 3 ENG 100 Interdisciplinary Engineering Design 3
GEN 101 English Communication I 3 GEN 102 Logic and Critical Thinking 3
GEN 106 Emirates Society 3 GEN 104 Introduction to IT Skills 3
MTH 101 Calculus I 3 MTH 110 Calculus II 3
Total 16 Total 16
YEAR 2
BAS 210 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism 3 CVE 230 Mechanics of Materials 3
BAS 211 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism Lab 1 ENG 200 Applied Electrical Circuits 3
CVE 220 Surveying 3 ENG 201 Applied Electrical Circuits Lab 1
ENG 101 Introduction to Engineering 1 GEN 107 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
ENG 140 Statics 3 MTH 210 Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms 3
GEN 103 Man and Environment 3 MTH 220 Numerical Methods and Matrices 3
MTH 200 Multivariate Calculus 3
Total 17 Total 16
YEAR 3
BAS 220 Problem Salving Using Matlab 3 CVE 320 Thermodynamics 3
CVE 300 Dynamics 3 CVE 350 Geotechnical Engineering 3
CVE 330 Structural Engineering I 3 CVE 351 Geotechnical Engineering Lab 1
CVE 340 Fluid Mechanics 3 CVE 355 Environmental  Engineering 3
CVE 341 Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 ENG 230 Computer Aided Engineering 3
ENG 120 Engineering  Materials 3 MTH 230 Probability and Statistics 3
Total 16 Total 16
SUMMER
ENG 400 Internship 3
Total 3
YEAR 4
CVE 430 Transpiration Engineering 3 CVE 400 Finite Element Analysis is Structural Engineering 3
CVE 440 Construction Management 3 CVE 410 Steel Structures 3
CVE 490 Senior Design Project I 1 CVE 420 Reinforced Concrete Design 3
GEN 105 Islamic Culture 3 CVE 491 Senior Design Project II 2
GEN 108 Ethics and Professional Practices in Engineering 3 Civil Engineering Elective II 3
Civil Engineering Elective I 3 Free Elective 3
Total 16 Total 17
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 133

Program Curriculum (133)

Engineering Common Core Courses (80)


General Education (24)

  Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
GEN 101 English Communication I 3
GEN 102 Logic and Critical Thinking 3
GEN 103 Man and Environment 3
GEN 104 Introduction to IT Skills 3
Gen 105 Islamic Culture 3
GEN 106 Emirates Society 3
GEN 107 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
GEN 108 Ethics and Professional Practices in Engineering 3
TOTAL 24

Basic Sciences (15)

  Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
BAS 100 Principals of Chemistry 3
BAS 101 Principals of Chemistry Lab 1
BAS 200 Physics I: Newtonian Mechanics 3 MTH 101
BAS 201 Physics I: Newtonian Mechanics Lab 1
BAS 210 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism 3 BAS 200
BAS 211 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism Lab 1
BAS 220 Problem Salving Using Matlab 3 MTH 200 &  MTH 220
TOTAL 15

Mathematics (18)

  Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
MAH 101 Calculus I 3
MTH 110 Calculus II 3 MTH 101
MTH 200 Multivariate Calculus 3 MTH 110
MTH 210 Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms 3 MTH 200
MTH 220 Numerical Methods and Matrices 3 MTH 210
MTH 230 Probability and Statistics 3 MTH 101
TOTAL 18

Common Engineering Required Courses (23)

  Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
ENG 100 Interdisciplinary Engineering Design 3
ENG 101 Introduction to Engineering 1
ENG 120 Engineering  Materials 3 ENG 100 & BAS 100
ENG 130 Introduction of Computer Aided Design 3
ENG 140 Statics 3 MTH 101 & BAS 200
ENG 200 Applied Electrical Circuits 3 BAS 210
ENG 201 Applied Electrical Circuits Lab 1
ENG 230 Computer Aided Engineering 3 ENG 130
ENG 400 Internship 3 St. Standing

Civil Engineering Required Courses (44)

  Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
CVE 220 Surveying 3 ENG 130
CVE 230 Mechanics of Materials 3 BAS 200
CVE 300 Dynamics 3 ENG 140
CVE 320 Thermodynamics 3 CVE 300
CVE 330 Structural Engineering I 3 ENG 140
CVE 340 Fluid Mechanics 3 ENG 140
CVE 341 Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 ENG 140
CVE 350 Geotechnical Engineering 3 BAS 200
CVE 351 Geotechnical Engineering Lab 1 BAS 200
CVE 355 Environmental  Engineering 3 CVE 340 & BAS 100
CVE 400 Finite Element Analysis is Structural Engineering 3 CVE 330
CVE 410 Steel Structures 3 CVE 400
CVE 420 Reinforced Concrete Design 3 CVE 400
CVE 430 Transpiration Engineering 3 CVE 220
CVE 440 Construction Management 3 ENG 120
CVE 490 Senior Design Project I 1 St. Standing
CVE 491 Senior Design Project II 2 CVE 490
Total 44

Major Elective (6)

Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
Civil Engineering Elective I 3 Advisor Approval
Civil Engineering Elective II 3 Advisor Approval
Total 6

Free Elective (3)

Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
Free Elective 3 Advisor Approval
Total 3
TOATAL CREDIT HOURS=133

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