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CIVE 104 Work Term - 4 month

Effective Date: January 2017

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified Co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the College.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
420 total work hours over 4 months
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

CIVE 131 Graphical Communications 1

Effective Date: January 2017

Students learn to communicate clearly in the form of hand sketches, spreadsheets and computer-aided drafting (CAD) software in order to accurately present technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences. CAD skills include: drawing simple geometric shapes; using layers; applying annotation; creating and inserting blocks; and preparing layouts.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
5 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or Civil Engineering Technology Access or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 132 Graphical Communications 2

Effective Date: September 2016

Students further develop their drafting skills to create more complex drawings that include: attributed and dynamic blocks, multiple layouts, and plotting. Skills are applied to structural and municipal drafting projects. An introduction to databases and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is also included.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$320 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 141 Surveying 1

Effective Date: September 2016

Students learn the care and use of survey equipment for the collection of land and construction site measurements as typically used in civil engineering projects. Surveying skills acquired include: field book set up; level loop and traverse definition, measurement and balancing; use of an automatic level and a total station to enable collection documentation of elevations and topographic data.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour and 4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Pre/Corequisites

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 142 Surveying 2

Effective Date: September 2016

Students traverse and survey a two to three hectare area of land using a total station with a data collector. Data is then uploaded to specialized software in order to create a digital surface and final topographic map. A survey layout is also conducted using a total station and data collector to enable construction of an engineering design.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$320 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 152 Transportation Engineering

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to the analysis and design of transportation systems at several jurisdictional levels and design domains from rural divided highways to local urban roadways. Students learn how to design cross-sections and explore safety considerations, road drainage and mixed-mode uses. An overview of traffic operations is given to familiarize the student with current analysis methods.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 181 Civil Sustainability Project

Effective Date: September 2016

Students form teams and brainstorm, develop, design and present an idea for a low-tech project that improves some aspect of sustainability within their community. "Community" can be defined geographically or culturally. The design process, ethics, teamwork, problem solving and design documentation are taught independently of any technical context. Each project is to be designed, drafted, documented and, finally, presented to the other learners in the class.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 seminar hours per week
Tuition
$480 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 191 Statics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to force systems, statics of rigid bodies, equivalent forces, and couple systems. Students perform analyses of free body diagrams, frames, and trusses and determine properties of sections and components of two and three dimensional vectors. Shear and bending moment diagrams of beams are drawn.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$640 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 192 Mechanics of Materials

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to mechanics theory relevant to structural design. Students are shown the stress-strain relationships and are introduced to the theories of bending, shear, torsion and beam deflections that will be used in later structural design courses. Students are also shown plane stress transformation, column theory and influence lines used in structural analysis.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$640 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 204 Work Term - 4 month

Effective Date: May 2017

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified Co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the College.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
420 total work hours over 4 months
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

CIVE 208 Work Term - 8 month

Effective Date: May 2017

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified Co-op employers. This full-time paid work experience is facilitated and monitored by the College.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
840 total work hours over 8 months
Tuition
$780.55 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students who have met the Co-operative Education participation requirements.

CIVE 251 Asset Management

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are provided an overview of current practices as they relate to asset management and infrastructure rehabilitation. Topics include assessment, protection and repair of: pavement, underground pipes, and steel, concrete and masonry structures. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software is utilized to evaluate infrastructure rehabilitation needs. Basic engineering economics concepts are introduced.

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 255 Municipal Design

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to municipal engineering design procedures through the creation of a land development project. Concept plans are created and critiqued for best fit to the site considering relevant government regulations and selected best practices. Detailed design is documented and drawings are produced for road, storm, sanitary, and water.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 261 Soils and Materials 1

Effective Date: September 2016

Students learn to identify soils and perform standard methods of measurement of soil properties. Applications such as geosynthetics, filter designs, seepage analysis and methods for dealing with geologic hazards and problem soils are presented. Soil properties and surface loading are used to calculate sub-surface soil stresses. Methods used in the design of walls and foundations are discussed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours per week and 2 lab hours every other week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 262 Soils and Materials 2

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to the theory and application of soils consolidation and shear strength. Students learn the basic concepts and principles of the construction materials of aggregates, Portland cement concrete, asphalt binders and mixes, including the design, batching, and testing of Portland cement concrete and the design and testing of asphalt mixes. Typical standard tests on soils, aggregate, Portland cement concrete, and asphalt mixes are performed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
5 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$543.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 271 Fluid Mechanics

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to the fundamental properties of fluids including fluid statics, laminar and turbulent flow, buoyancy and stability, and fluid flow friction problems. Advanced topics include series, parallel and pipe network problems, open channel flow, and lift and drag to enable students to later design water and sewerage networks and other hydraulic appertenances.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 276 Hydrology

Effective Date: September 2016

Students learn to design appropriate piping and structures for handling rainwater. Students learn to predict storm flow rates by interpreting a contour map, evaluating a catchment, and applying historical rainfall data. The effects of land development on riparian systems are discussed and best practices for mitigating downstream effects are compared.

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$203.85 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers Math assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 278 Water and Waste Management

Effective Date: September 2016

Students learn the theory and practice of domestic water supply and distribution as well as the collection, treatment and disposal of wastewater. The impact of waste discharges to the environment and the management of solid waste are presented. Water quality concerns and common pathogens in Canada and other parts of the world are also discussed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
5 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 282 Managing Construction Projects

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to aspects of civil and contract law, codes, regulations and bylaws as they apply to the contracting process. Topics covered include contract documents, tendering procedures and contract administration as they relate to a civil engineering construction project. Computer software will be used for critical path analysis, scheduling the construction process, cost control, quantity estimating and quality control procedures. Construction site safety and security are covered.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 289 Civil Capstone Project

Effective Date: September 2016

Working in teams, students select, plan and execute a civil engineering design project of their own choosing. All components of the project require scope and progress monitoring, design documentation and compliance to the ASTTBC Code of Ethics. A formal written report is completed as part of an accompanying course, ENGL 273. The project applies the theory students previously learned in the Civil Engineering Technology program and concludes in a project presentation event with their peers.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
3 lecture hours and 3 seminar hours per week
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Corequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 291 Structural Design 1

Effective Date: September 2016

Students are introduced to the limit states design method in accordance with the BC Building Code. Students also learn to design timber beams, columns, diaphragms, shear walls and connections using the relevant Canadian design codes. Computer based analysis tools are also introduced.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$407.70 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

CIVE 292 Structural Design 2

Effective Date: September 2016

Students learn to design steel and concrete building elements including beams, columns, slabs and connections using the relevant Canadian design codes. Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems are also introduced.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$339.75 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology or by permission of department chair.

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