Course List

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Master of Science in Civil Engineering online degree at the University of Louisville Online

The minimum curricular requirements for the master’s program are:

Course # Credit Hours Typical Term Offered* Course Title Course Description

CEE 523

3

Summer

Timber Design

Concepts of Structural Timber design will be taught. The properties of wood materials will be reviewed and the procedures for the design of typical timber components will be presented. In addition to course assignments, and tests, required of all students, students taking this course for graduate credit will be required to complete a group design of a simple building.

CEE 560

3

Fall

Traffic Engineering

Examines characteristics of the vehicle, the driver, and the traffic stream. Highway and intersection capacity, theory of traffic flow, parking, traffic safety.

CEE 562

3

Spring

Geometric Highway Design

The concepts of geometric design for rural and urban highways, utilizing proprietary design software are introduced and applied.

CEE 563

3

Spring

GPS Theory and Application

This course is designed to give the student an overview of the use of Global Positioning Systems in surveying and engineering applications. Elements of coordinate systems, map projections, PS principles of operation, mapping, boundary, and construction surveys will be covered.

CEE 573

3

Spring

Groundwater Hydrology

Fundamental concepts of fluid flow and soil properties; theory of groundwater movement; mechanics of well flow; groundwater contaminant transport.

CEE 590

3

Spring

Entrepreneurship in CEE

This graduate course aims at providing students the opportunity to develop business plans by introducing many dimensions of starting and growing businesses. Students will learn developing and implementing strategies in the civil engineering industry. The goal is to develop an understanding of how to evaluate market opportunities and design applicable and profitable business models.

CEE 626

3

Spring

Masonry Design

Concepts of masonry design will be taught. The properties of masonry materials will be reviewed and the procedures for the design of typical masonry components will be presented.

CEE 660

3

Fall

Transportation Planning & Urban Development

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

3

Summer

Environmental Analysis of Transportation Systems

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

3

Fall

Airport Planning and Design

Addresses the planning, design and development of 21stcentury airports. When you complete this course, you will have a better understanding of the complex issues facing today’s airports.

CEE 664

3

Spring

Intelligent Transportation Systems

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

CEE 665

3

Summer

Pavement Design

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.

CEE 694

3

Fall

Building Information Modeling

This class is intended to introduce students to basic principles of Building Information Modelling (BIM) through the use of Autodesk Revit Structures. This modelling software facilitates integrated building design and delivery by defining all elements 3 dimensionally with embedded material and engineering characteristics.

CEE 694

3

Summer

Wetland Design

Wetland Design will show you how to plan, and build naturally appearing, and functioning wetlands. The detailed modules explain the values of wetlands, how wetlands were drained, factors affecting site selection for restoration, techniques for construction, and how nonfunctioning wetlands can be repaired. The class focuses on teaching practical, low cost, and highly effective techniques for restoring wetlands that will require little, if any maintenance.


*Note that the “term offered” is based on when courses have historically been available. The term that the course is offered is subject to change. To be sure of your course selection(s), contact your advisor each semester prior to registration.

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