Course List

Graduate Certificate in Transportation Engineering

Graduate Certificate in Transportation Engineering  at the University of Louisville Online

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Category Courses Code Course Title Credit Hours
Core Courses      
  CEE 562 Geometric Highway Design 3
  CEE 664 Fundamentals of Intelligent Transportation Systems 3
  CEE 560 Traffic Engineering 3
Electives   (Choose one of the following) 3
  CEE 660 Transportation Planning and Urban Development  
  CEE 661 Environmental Analysis of Transportation Systems  
  CEE 662 Airport Planning and Design  
  CEE 663 Advanced Traffic Operations  
  CEE 665 Pavement Design  
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 12


Course Descriptions

CEE 562 Geometric Design of Highways

Prerequisite: CEE 460. The concepts of geometric design for rural and urban highways, as well as utilizing proprietary design software are introduced and applied.


CEE 664 Fundamentals of Intelligent Transportation Systems

Examines the elements of traffic flow theory, incident/emergency management, dynamic route guidance, in-vehicle systems and traffic signal systems.


CEE 560 Traffic Engineering

Prerequisite: CEE 460. Examines characteristics of the vehicle, the driver and the traffic stream. Also covers highway and intersection capacity, theory of traffic flow, parking and traffic safety.


CEE 660 Transpiration Planning and Urban Development

Prerequisite: CEE 460. Focuses on the principles of transportation planning in the urban environment, including land use planning, with emphasis on the orderly development of the transportation system.


CEE 661 Environmental Analysis of Transportation Systems

Prerequisite: CEE 460 or equivalent introductory transportation engineering course. An examination of the various impacts that transportation systems and projects may have on the natural and human environment. A detailed review and application of transportation noise analysis.


CEE 662 Airport Planning & Design

Prerequisite: CEE 460. The principles of location, planning, design, and evaluation of airports are examined from the engineering perspective. In addition, laws and regulations concerning airports and the aviation system are thoroughly studied.


CEE 665 Pavement Design

Prerequisite: CEE 450 and CEE 460. Design of flexible and rigid pavements, base courses and subgrades. Effects of loading on pavement life. Investigation of pavement distress and rehabilitation. Introduction to pavement management systems.



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