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

MISSION OF THE PROGRAM

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.

PROGRAM GOALS AND SUBSEQUENT PLOS.

Goals and PLOs for General Education

a. Goals

  • Provide students with the knowledge needed to pursue their major.
  • Expand student’s understanding of self, environment, and society.
  • Enable students to build a base of knowledge and skills that are needed for lifelong learning.
  • 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:

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

Goals and PLOs for Engineering Core and the Civil Engineering Major

a. Goals

  • Instil within the students the motivation and desire to follow sound moral judgment in personal and professional roles.
  • 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.
  • Improve the students’ abilities to utilize engineering science techniques to resolve complex engineering problems
  • Strengthen the students’ abilities and skills to work effectively in teams.
  • Equip the students with the knowledge to guide their organization during periods of change.
  • Prepare the graduates to assume leadership positions in organizations, locally and in multicultural organizations.
  • Promote graduates awareness of concepts, tools and methodologies relevant to the field of civil engineering.
  • Equip students with multidisciplinary competencies in the field of civil engineering
  • Prepare students to identify, analyze, formulate and solve problems related to civil engineering projects
  • 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:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering;
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as analyze and interpret data;
  • 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;
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams;
  • an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • an ability to communicate effectively;
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  • a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  • knowledge of contemporary issues;
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Semester 1 Cr Semester 2 Cr
YEAR 1
ENGR101 Introduction to Engineering 1 ENGR100 Interdisciplinary Engineering Design 3
BAS100 General Chemistry 3 BAS200 Physics I 3
BAS101 General Chemistry Lab 1 BAS201 Physics Lab I 1
MTH110 Calculus I 3 MTH120 Calculus II 3
ENGR130 Introduction of Computer Aided Design 3 BIT100 Introduction to Information Technology Skills 3
ENG100 English I 3 GEN103 Logic and Critical Thinking 3
GEN102 Islamic Culture 3
Total 17 Total 16
YEAR 2
MTH200 Multivariate Calculus 3 ENGR200 Applied Electrical Circuits 3
BAS210 Physics II 3 ENGR201 Applied Electrical Circuits Lab 1
BAS211 Physics Lab II 1 MTH210 Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms 3
ENGR140 Statics 3 CVE230 Mechanics of Materials 3
CVE220 Surveying 3 GEN302 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3
GEN104 Man and Environment 3 MTH220 Numerical Methods and Matrices 3
Total 16 Total 16
YEAR 3
BAS220 Problem Solving Using MATLAB 3 ENGR230 Computer Aided Engineering 3
ENGR120 Engineering Materials 3 MTH230 Probability and Statistics 3
CVE 300 Dynamics 3 CVE355 Environmental Engineering 3
CVE330 Structural Engineering 3 CVE350 Geotechnical Engineering 3
CVE340 Fluid Mechanics 3 CVE351 Geotechnical Engineering Lab 1
CVE341 Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 CVE320 Thermodynamics 3
Total 16 Total 16
SUMMER
ENGR 400 Internship 3
Total 3
YEAR 4
GEN105 Emirates Society 3 CVE491 Senior Design Project II 2
CVE490 Senior Design Project I 1 CVE410 Steel Structures 3
CVE430 Transpiration Engineering 3 CVE420 Reinforced Concrete Design I 3
CVE400 Finite Element Analysis is Structural Engineering 3 CVE440 Construction Management 3
GEN108 Ethics and Professional Practice of Engineering 3 MELECT02 Civil Engineering Elective II 3
MELECT01 Civil Engineering Elective I 3 MELECT03 Civil Engineering Elective III 3
Total 16 Total 17
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS = 133

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.

REQUIREMENTS

High School type Acceptance Average Subject score @ HS Foundation
General Track Conditional 75% Math 70% Sciences 70% Yes
Advanced Track Direct 75% Math 70% Physics 70% chemistry 70% No
Conditional 75% Math Physics chemistry Foundation Course for any subject below 70 plus general courses
Conditional 65% – 74.9% yes
ADEC Track Direct 75% Math 3rd 70% Physics 3rd 70% chemistry 3rd 70% No
Conditional 75% Math 3rd Physics 3rd chemistry 3rd Foundation Course for any subject below 70 plus general courses
Conditional 65% – 74.9% yes
Industrial Technical Commercial Conditional 75% yes
British System GCSE/IGCSE (O-Level, As & A Levels) Direct 5 Subjects O-Level with a grade C or above including maths, physics/biology and chemistry, Plus 2 Subjects AS Level with a grade of C or above, in mathematics plus biology/physics/chemistry. No
Indian Board Pakistani Board American H.S. International High School General Conditional 75% Math 70% Sciences 70% Yes
Advanced Direct 75% Math 70% Physics 70% chemistry 70% No
Advanced Conditional 75% Maths Physics chemistry Foundation Course for any subject below 70 plus general courses
Advanced Conditional 65% – 74.9% yes
IB Diploma Direct 24 points or above including 6 Subjects with a minimum of 3 at Higher Level including math, physics & chemistry No

BSc in Civil Engineering – [BS_CE] – Program Curriculum (133)

Engineering Common Core Courses (80)

General Education (24)

Course Code Course Name Cr Pre-requisites
BIT100 Introduction to Information Technology Skills 3
ENG100 English I 3
GEN102 Islamic Culture 3
GEN103 Logic and Critical Thinking 3
GEN104 Man and Environment 3
GEN105 Emirates Society 3
GEN108 Ethics and Professional Practices in Engineering 3
GEN302 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3

Basic Sciences (15)

Course Code Course Name Cr Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
BAS100 General Chemistry 3
BAS101 General Chemistry Lab 1 BAS100 (Co-requisite)
BAS200 Physics I 3
BAS201 Physics Lab I 1 BAS200 (Co-requisite)
BAS210 Physics II 3 BAS200
BAS211 Physics Lab II 1 BAS210 (Co-requisite)
BAS220 Problem Solving Using MATLAB 3 MTH220

Mathematics (18)

Course Code Course Name Cr Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
MTH110 Calculus I 3
MTH120 Calculus II 3 MTH110
MTH200 Multivariate Calculus 3 MTH120
MTH210 Differential Equations and Laplace Transforms 3 MTH200
MTH220 Numerical Methods and Matrices 3 MTH210
MTH230 Probability and Statistics 3 MTH110

Common Engineering Required Courses (23)

Course Code Course Name Cr Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
ENGR100 Interdisciplinary Engineering Design 3
ENGR101 Introduction to Engineering 1
ENGR120 Engineering Materials 3 ENGR100, BAS 100
ENGR130 Introduction to Computer Aided Design 3
ENGR140 Statics 3 MTH110, BAS200
ENGR200 Applied Electrical Circuits 3 BAS210
ENGR201 Applied Electrical Circuits Lab 1 ENGR200 (Co-requisite)
ENGR230 Computer Aided Engineering 3 ENGR130
ENGR400 Internship 3 *Senior Standing

Civil Engineering Required Courses (44)

Course Code Course Name Cr Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
CVE220 Surveying 3 ENGR130
CVE230 Mechanics of Materials 3 BAS 200
CVE300 Dynamics 3 ENGR140
CVE320 Thermodynamics 3 BAS100, MTH110
CVE330 Structural Engineering 3 ENGR140
CVE340 Fluid Mechanics 3 ENGR140
CVE341 Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 CVE340 (Co-requisite)
CVE350 Geotechnical Engineering 3 BAS 200
CVE351 Geotechnical Engineering Lab 1 CVE350 (Co-requisite)
CVE400 Finite Element Analysis in Structural Engineering 3 CVE330
CVE355 Environmental Engineering 3 CVE340
CVE410 Steel Structures 3 CVE400
CVE420 Reinforced Concrete Design I 3 CVE400
CVE430 Transpiration Engineering 3 CVE220
CVE440 Construction Management 3 ENGR120
CVE490 Senior Design Project I 1 *Senior Standing
CVE491 Senior Design Project II 2 CVE 490

Major Electives (9)

Course Code Course Name Cr Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
CVE465 Reinforced Concrete Design II 3 CVE420
CVE470 Air Pollution 3 CVE355
CVE475 Solid Waste Management 3 CVE35