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Top CEM 263 PLANE SURVEYING (3)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Use of field surveying equipment; error analysis; plane surveying methods applied to construction; plane coordinate computations; topographic mapping; and introduction to GPS. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (ENGR 211 [C] or ENGR 211H [C] ) and sophomore standing in engineering.

Top CEM 311 HYDRAULICS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Pressure and energy concepts of fluids, fluid measurements, flow in pipes and open channels. PREREQS: (ENGR 211 [C] or ENGR 211H [C] )

Top CEM 341 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of estimating and bidding construction projects; plan reading, specification interpretation; quantity take-off; types of estimates; estimating and methods of construction for sitework, concrete, and carpentry; estimating subcontracts, estimating job overhead and home office overhead; estimating profit, and computer-aided estimating. PREREQS: CE 102 and CE 201. CEM 341 and CEM 342 must be taken in order.

Top CEM 342 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING II (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of estimating and bidding construction projects; plan reading, specification interpretation; quantity take-off; types of estimates; estimating and methods of construction for sitework, concrete, and carpentry; estimating subcontracts, estimating job overhead and home office overhead; estimating profit, and computer-aided estimating. PREREQS: CEM 341 [C]

Top CEM 343 CONSTRUCTION PLANNING AND SCHEDULING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of construction planning, scheduling, and resource optimization; scheduling techniques and calculations; methods for integrating project resources (materials, equipment, personnel, and money) into the schedule. PREREQS: CEM 342* [C]

Top CEM 381 STRUCTURES I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to statically determinate analysis and design of steel structures. Lec/rec. PREREQS: (ENGR 213 [C] or ENGR 213H [C] )

Top CEM 383 STRUCTURES II (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Analysis and design of building elements of concrete and timber; detailing and fabrication. Lec/rec. PREREQS: (CCE 321* [C] and CEM 381 [C] )

Top CEM 403 THESIS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CEM 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CEM 406 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CEM 407 SEMINAR (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Professional practices of construction engineering management.

Top CEM 431 OBTAINING CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Preparing and effectively presenting detailed and complete proposals for the execution of construction projects. PREREQS: CEM 341 [C]

Top CEM 432 CONSTRUCTION PROJECT PLANNING (3) 
Planning and preparing cost estimates, schedules, site logistics plans for executing construction projects; presenting written and oral construction proposals. PREREQS: CEM 341 [C]

Top CEM 441 HEAVY CIVIL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Heavy civil construction management methods. Construction equipment types, capabilities, costs, productivity, and the selection and planning of equipment needed for a project. Soil characteristics, quantity analysis, and movement on construction sites. PREREQS: (FE 315 [C] or CE 372 [C] )

Top CEM 442 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Building construction management and methods.

Top CEM 443 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION (4)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Project management concepts for construction; concepts, roles and responsibilities, labor relations and supervision, administrative systems, documentation, quality management, and process improvement. (Writing Intensive Course)

Top CEM 471 ELECTRICAL FACILITIES (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and applications of electrical components of constructed facilities; basic electrical circuit theory, power, motors, controls, codes, and building distribution systems. Lec/lab.

Top CEM 472 MECHANICAL FACILITIES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles and applications of mechanical components of constructed facilities; heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing, fire protection, and other mechanical construction.

Top CEM 541 HEAVY CIVIL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Heavy civil construction management methods. Construction equipment types, capabilities, costs, productivity, and the selection and planning of equipment needed for a project. Soil characteristics, quantity analysis, and movement on construction sites. PREREQS: FE 315 or CE 372

Top CEM 543 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Project management concepts for construction; concepts, roles and responsibilities, labor relations and supervision, administrative systems, documentation, quality management, and process improvement.

Top CEM 550 CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (4) 
Contemporary topics of emerging technologies and processes, construction engineering and management, how industry environmental change causes development of new technologies, and the applications of the technologies in the field. PREREQS: CEM or CE degree or 3 years professional construction experience or instructor approval required.

Top CEM 551 PROJECT CONTROLS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Advanced methods of project controls including advanced technologies and methodologies for quality, time, and cost management; project management organization models, and intra-organizational relationships. PREREQS: Graduate standing and CEM or CE degree or 3 years professional construction experience, or instructor approval.

Top CEM 552 RISK MANAGEMENT IN CONSTRUCTION (4) 
An introduction to the concept of risk in construction projects and construction firms, including risk definition, identification, assessment and management techniques; contractual risk control, sharing and shedding; and contingency management. PREREQS: Graduate standing and CEM or CE degree or 3 years of professional construction experience or instructor approval required.

Top CEM 553 CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (4) 
Introduction to concepts of business structures associated with the construction industry; enterprise-level management techniques; extra-organizational risk management; and operational management structuring. PREREQS: Graduate standing and CEM or CE degree or three years professional construction experience or instructor approval.



 
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