Construction Engineering: Sample Four Year Plans

Construction Engineering

The Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction offers Construction Engineering at our Lincoln City Campus location as well as at our Omaha Campus. Select your campus location to view the Construction Engineering four year plan.

Lincoln Campus

Lincoln Campus - Example Four Year Plan

Semester 1
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I (with lab) 4 cr
CNST 103 Introduction to Construction Engineering 1 cr
CSCE 150 Introduction to Computer Programming 3 cr
MATH 106 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I 5 cr
JGEN 200 Technical Communication I 3 cr
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
Semester 2
MECH 130 Introduction to CAD 2 cr
MATH 107 Analytic Geometry & Calculus II 5 cr
PHYS 211 General Physics I 4 cr
PHYS 221 General Physics Lab 1 cr
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
** **** ACE elective 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 15
Semester 3
CIVE 221 Geometric Control Systems 3 cr
ENGM 223 Engineering Statics 3 cr
COMM 311 Business & Professional Communication 3 cr
MATH 208 Analytic Geometry & Calculus III 4 cr
PHYS 212 General Physics II 4 cr
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 17
Semester 4
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
ISME 206 Engineering Economics I 3 cr
ENGM 325 Mechanics of Elastic Bodies 3 cr
ENGM 373 Engineering Dynamics 3 cr
MATH 221 Differential Equations 3 cr
** **** ACE elective 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 15
Semester 5
CIVE 310 Fluid Mechanics 3 cr
CIVE 341 Introduction to Structural Engineering 4 cr
CONE 378 Construction Estimating I 3 cr
CONE 241 Construction Methods & Equipment 3 cr
STAT 380 Probability & Statistics (or IMSE 321) 3 cr
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
Semester 6
CIVE 334 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 4 cr
CIVE 378 Materials of Construction 3 cr
ECON 212 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr
ELEC 211 Elements of Electrical Engineering 3 cr
** **** ACE elective 3 cr
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
Semester 7
CONE 476 Project Budgets & Controls 3 cr
CIVE 440 Reinforced Concrete Design I 3 cr
CONE 485 Construction Project Planning & Control 3 cr
CONE 414 Accident Prevention in Construction 3 cr
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
** **** Technical Design elective 3 cr
** **** ACE elective 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18
Semester 8
CIVE 441 Steel Design I 3 cr
CONE 489 Construction Capstone 3 cr
BLAW 371 Legal Environment 3 cr
CNST 420 Professional Practice 3 cr
CONE 496 Professional Practice 0 cr
** **** Technical Design elective 3 cr
** **** ACE elective 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18

*Three-credit hour course. Two credit hours are counted toward the degree.

Omaha Campus

Omaha Campus - Example Four Year Plan

1st Year - 1st Semester
AE 1010 Intoduction to Architectural Engineering 1 cr
SPCH 1110 Public Speaking Fundamentals 3 cr
MATH 1950 Calculus I 5 cr
CHEM 1180 General Chemistry 3 cr
CHEM 1184 General Chemistry Lab 1 cr
CIST 1400 Computer Programming 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
1st Year - 2nd Semester
AE 2250 Construction Graphics & Design Process 3 cr
ARCH 1060 Introduction to Design 3 cr
MATH 1960 Calculus II 5 cr
PSHY 2110 General Physics 4 cr
PHYS 1154 General Physics Lab I 1 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
2nd Year - 1st Semester
ARCH 2100 Basic Design 3 cr
MENG 2000 Thermodynamics 3 cr
MATH 1970 Calculus III 4 cr
PHYS 2120 General Physics 4 cr
PHYS 1164 General Physics Lab II 1 cr
EM 2230 Engineering Statics 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18
2nd Year - 2nd Semester
ELEC 2110 Elements of Electrical Engineering 3 cr
AE 2400 Building Systems 3 cr
MATH 3350 Differential Equations I 3 cr
EM 3250 Mechanics of Elastic Bodies 3 cr
EM 3730 Engineering Dynamics 3 cr
AE 3070 Mechanics of Materials Lab 1 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 16
3rd Year - 1st Semester
AE 3200 Lighting I: Fundamentals for Design 3 cr
AE 3300 Building Acoustics Fundamentals 3 cr
CE 310 Fluid Mechanics 3 cr
CE 319 Fluid Mechanics Lab 1 cr
CE 341 Introduction to Structural Engineering 4 cr
ENGL 3980 Technical Writing 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 17
3rd Year - 2nd Semester
AE 3220 Electrical Systems for Buildings I 3 cr
AE 3100 Building Energy I: Fundamentals 3 cr
CE 441 Steel Design 3 cr
MECH 420 Heat Transfer 3 cr
STAT 3800 Statistics 3 cr
** **** Social and Behavioral Science elective 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18
4th Year - 1st Semester
  All Options  
ART 3770 History of Architecture to 1850 3 cr
ISMG 2060 Introduction to Industrial Dscn Mdls 3 cr
CIVE 440 Reinforced Concrete Design 3 cr
  Lighting and Electrical Options  
AE 4120 Building Energy II: Primary & Secondary Systems 3 cr
AE 4200 Lighting II: Theory, Design & Application 3 cr
PSYC 1010 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr
  Mechanical and Acoustics Options  
AE 4120 Building Energy II: Primary and Secondary Systems 3 cr
** **** Social and Behavioral electives 6 cr
  Structural Options  
CIVE 443 Advanced Structural Analysis 3 cr
** **** Social and Behavioral electives 6 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 18
4th Year - 2nd Semester
  All Options  
ART 3780 History of Architecture since 1850 3 cr
  Lighting and Electrical Options  
AE 4250 Lighting Design 4 cr
PSYC 4210 Sensation and Perception 3 cr
  Mechanical and Acoustics Options  
AE 4150 HVAC Design 4 cr
AE 4300 Advanced Noise Control 3 cr
  Structural Options  
CE 334 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 4 cr
CIVE 444 Structural Design and Planning 3 cr
  TOTAL CREDITS 10
5th Year
  Architectural engineering is a five-year program in which students also earn a master's degree in architectural engineering. Because of the variety of course work options offered in the fifth year, a sample program is not listed. Consult the UNL Graduate Studies Bulletin for courses.