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CEIE 490: Senior Design Project

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Capstone design experience. Integrates all design fundamentals employed by a typical civil engineering design team. Major team efforts include land use, transportation, water and sewerage, stormwater, site analysis, economic and regulatory considerations, sectioning, grading, and siting. Students focus on teamwork, interdisciplinary interaction, and tradeoff decision making. Design team analyzes all aspects of a major urban project, develops solutions to design problems, and produces project report and oral presentation. Design effort completed and report is prepared, presented, and evaluated. Primary course goal is to produce design for contemporary civil infrastructure project.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Fulfills Mason Core requirement in synthesis.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

Senior standing. Grade C or better in CEIE 301, CEIE 311, CEIE 340, CEIE 355, CEIE 360, (CEIE 305 or CEIE 331), CEIE 370, and three 4xx level technical electives. Grade of S (Satisfactory) in CEIE 404.

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

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