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Emphasis in Construction Materials

An emphasis in Construction Materials provides students with specialized technical training and prepares them for either practice or graduate school in related fields. The Construction Materials area of Civil Engineering deals with the analysis and design of materials including concrete, asphalt, aggregate, and soil used in a variety of Civil Engineering applications.

For an emphasis in Construction Materials, you must take 4 courses. Take the 2 courses from the following group:

  • CE 4560 - Pavement Design and Construction
  • CE 4570 - Materials Testing and Inspection

Take the remainder of your courses from the following:

  • CE 4020 - Reinforced Concrete Design
  • CE 4110 - Roadway Geometric Design
  • CE 4210 - Geotechnical Engineering Design
  • CE 4240 - Earth Slopes and Retaining Structures
  • CE 4330 - Construction Planning and Scheduling
  • CE 4340 - Construction Estimating and Project Control
  • CE 4470 - Storm Water Management
  • CE 4900 - Special Topics (Construction Materials, with the chair's approval)
  • GEOL 3200 - Engineering Geology