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CIE434 The Civil Engineering Profession

[2–0, 2 cr.]

Introduction to the history and heritage of civil engineering; specialized sub disciplines; professionalism and professional registration and societies; continuing education; impact of historical and contemporary issues on the identification, formulation, and solution of engineering problems , impact of engineering solutions on the economy, environment, political landscape, and society.  The course involves teamwork researching topics related to the impact of contemporary engineering solutions including climate change. 

Pre-requisite: fifth-year standing.