Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

  • Type : Undergraduate
  • Credit Hours : 140hrs
  • Language : English
  • Campuses: Al Ain & Abu Dhabi

Overview

Overview

The Civil Engineering Program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. This program provides graduates with quality education, training and skills enabling them to become successful professionals.

 

Vision

The Civil Engineering program aspires to be a leading program by excelling in education, research and community service.

 

Mission

The Civil Engineering program's mission is to produce quality graduates and innovative research through a diverse community of Instructors and students.

 

Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the “Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering” Program describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years after graduation:

  • Demonstrate incremental professional competencies in Civil Engineering and related fields
  • Demonstrate an ability to function independently and/or in multidisciplinary teams with relevant communication skills and ethical conduct necessary for professional access
  • Contribute to the progress of local and regional societies

 

Outcomes

The Students Outcomes (SOs) of the “Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering” Program describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire as they progress through the program:

No.Program Learning OutcomesAligned with L7 QFE Descriptors
a An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and civil engineering. QFE 1,3
b An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data. QFE 2,4,8
c An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs QFE 5,6,7
d an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams QFE 9
e An ability to identify, formulate, and solve civil engineering problems QFE 2,4
f an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility QFE 9,10,11
g an ability to communicate effectively QFE 8
h The broad education necessary to understand the impact of civil engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. QFE 5,6
i Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning. QFE 4,9,10
j Knowledge of contemporary issues. QFE 5
k An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for civil engineering practice. QFE 2,5

Admission Requirements

  • UAE Secondary school Certificate (Science) or its equivalent approved by the UAE Ministry of Education, with a minimum average of 60%.
  • A valid English Language Proficiency Certificate in one of the below certificates or its equivalent, at least as the following:
EsolIELTSTOEFL CBTTOEFL iBTTOEFL ITPEmSAT
B1 5 173 61 500 1100

Graduation Requirements

To obtain a degree of “Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering”, a student must successfully complete 140 credit hours, including 12-weeks internship, with a cumulative GPA above 2.0.

Study Plan

Course No Course Title CR.H. Prerequisite
General University Education (33) CR.H.
Compulsory Courses (27) CR.H.
0102120 Computer Skills 3  
0201111 Science and Life 3  
0401120 English 1 3  
0401121 English 2 3 0401120
0405100 Arabic Language 3  
0406110 Islamic Culture 3  
0408100 Introduction to Psychology 3  
0501170 Fundamentals to Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3  
0508203 Scientific Research Methodology 3  
Elective Courses (6 CR.H.) (The Student is required to choose Only One course from each of the following groups)
First Group: Society and Civilization (3) CR.H.
0406100 Arabs & Muslims’ Contributions to Arts & Sciences 3  
0408101A Physical Education & Health 3  
0409100 Ethical Awareness 3  
0409101 Arab Society 3  
0409102 Environmental Awareness 3  
Second Group: Managerial Skills (3) CR.H
0303100 Law and Society 3  
0408103 Thinking Skills 3  
0408104 Self Assessment 3  
0501100 Introduction to Time Management 3  
0501150 Leadership and Teamwork 3  
Compulsory College Requirements (21) CR.H.
0102220 Introduction to Programming 3 0102120
0107101 Calculus 1 3  
0107102 Linear Algebra 3 0107101
0107103 Probability Theory and Statistics 3 0107101
0107201 Introduction to Numerical Methods 3 0107104 & 0107102
0108103 Physics I 3  
0201100 Chemistry 3  
Specialization on Course (75) CR.H.
Compulsory Courses (69) CR.H.
0107104 Calculus 2 3 0107101
0108203 Physics 2 3 0108103
0108204 Physics II Lab 1 0108203
0111200 Computer Aided analysis and Design 3 0102220
0111210 Statics 3 0108103
0111211 Mechanics of Materials 3 0111210
0111212 Dynamics 3 0111210
0111220 Geology 3 0201100
0111230 Surveying 3 0107104
0111231 Surveying Lab 1 0111230
0111310 Construction Materials 3 0201100 & 0111211
0111311 Materials Lab 1 0111310
0111312 Structural analysis 3  
0111313 Design of Steel Structures 3 0111312
0111320 Geotechnical Engineering 3 0111220 & 0111211
0111321 Geotechnical Engineering Lab 1 0111320
0111330 Transportation Engineering 3 0111230
0111341 Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics 1 0111340 & 0111210 & 0107104
0111340 Fluid Mechanics 3 0111210 & 0107104
0111410 Reinforced Concrete Design I 3 0111312
0111420 Foundations Engineering 3 0111321 & 0111320
0111430 Highway Engineering 3 0111330 & 0111231 & 0111230
0111440 Environmental Engineering 3 0201100 & 0108103
0111441 Environmental Engineering Lab 1 0111440
0111442 Water Resources Engineering 3 0111341 & 0111340 & 0107101
0111450 Engineering Economics 3 0107202 & 0102220
0111550 Construction Management 3 0111450
Elective Courses (6) CR.H.
0111510 Pre-stressed Concrete Design 3 0111312
0111511 Reinforced Concrete Design II 3 0111410
0111512 Bridge Engineering 3 0111410 & 0111313
0111520 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering 3 0111420 &0111220 & 0111212 & 0107201
0111530 Geographic information system GIS 3 0111231 &0111230
0111540 Waste Water Engineering 3 0111441 &0111440
0111541 Air Pollution Engineering 3 0111441 &0111440
0111551 Project Management 3 0111550
0111581 Special topics in civil engineering 3  
Compulsory Supporting Courses (4) CR.H.
0107202 Engineering Math 3 0107104
0108104 Physics I Lab 1 0108103
Internship (3) CR.H.
0111480 Internship 3 >= 75 CR.H.
Capstone Project (4) CR.H.
0111590 Capstone Project I 1  
0111591 Capstone Project II 3 0111590

Guidance Plan

Course Description

Contact Us

Contact Us

College of Engineering
Al Ain University 

P.O.Box: 64141
Al Ain - UAE

Phone No: +971 3 7024888
Fax No: +971 3 7024777

E-mail: engineering@aau.ac.ae