Course Description :

An overview of civil engineering professional practice, including business etiquette, professional development, leadership, and lifelong learning. Emphasizes the importance of registration for civil engineers. Compares and contrasts common project delivery methods, processes, key players, and management topics for the design and construction industry. Incorporates analysis of legal and ethical aspects of civil engineering practice. Analyzes contemporary issues and public policies that impact the civil engineering profession and the impacts of civil engineering solutions on society. Emphasizes effective, written, oral, and visual professional communication for the civil engineering professional.

Specific Course Objectives :
  • Explain registration requirements and the importance of registration for professional civil engineering practice.
  • Evaluate ethical issues related to professional civil engineering practice.
  • Compare and contrast common project delivery methods such as design bid build, design build, and construction manager at risk.
  • Apply basic legal principles related to the design and construction industry.
  • Analyze contemporary issues and public policy relevant to civil engineering practice.
  • Assess the impacts of civil engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and/or social context.
  • Describe desirable leadership traits.
  • Synthesize and apply course knowledge to compose, design, and present effective professional written, visual, and oral communication.
Course Prerequisite :
C- or better in CEE 2804
Hours & Credits :
3H, 3C
Semester Offered :
Fall, Spring
Course Comment :
CEE 3304 is a co-requisite for this class.
Program Area :
Interdisciplinary Programs