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CIVL 101 Co-operative Work Experience 1

Effective date: September 2009

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
5
Format
35 practical work hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$552.97 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COM in COOP WEP
  • All Year 1 courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0 prior to the first work term
  • Students must be enrolled in the term preceding the work term with a minimum of 8 credits.

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

CIVL 102 Co-operative Work Experience 1

Effective date: September 2009

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
10
Format
35 practical work hours per week for 24 weeks
Tuition
$688.79 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

  • COM in COOP WEP
  • All Year 1 courses with a minimum GPA of 3.0 prior to the first work term
  • Students must be enrolled in the term preceding the work term with a minimum of 8 credits.

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

CIVL 121 Graphics and Computing 1

Effective date:

This is an introduction to drafting and basic computer use for engineering. Aspects of both manual hand drafting and computer-aided drafting (CAD) are taught. Computer skills include file management and word processing tasks such as formatting and object linking and embedding (OLE).

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
1 lecture hour and 4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology Access.

CIVL 122 Graphics and Computing 2

Effective date:

This course introduces students to spreadsheets used in engineering including spreadsheet formula and graphing functions. Intermediate drafting skills such a detailed sections, dimensions, appropriate scales and drafting standards are also introduced for both manual hand drafting and computer-aided drafting (CAD).

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
2 lecture hours and 5 lab hours per week
Tuition
$380.52 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

CIVL 131 Graphical Communications 1

Effective date: September 2012

This is an introductory course in graphical communication that includes computer-aided drafting to generate 2D and 3D drawings and dimensions. Basic word processing and use of spreadsheets are also introduced.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$163.08 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

CIVL 132 Graphical Communications 2

Effective date: January 2013

This is an intermediate level course in hand sketching using basic portable drafting tools (scales, triangles) and computer-aided drafting using industry accepted software. Students learn to draft typical styles of civil engineering drawings and to create digital presentations.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$163.08 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CIVL 133 Graphical Communications 3

Effective date: May 2013

Students will apply computer drafting skills learned in CIVL 131 and CIVL 132 to create drawings following civil engineering drafting standards. Students will also learn how to set-up, use and maintain plotters and printers. Students will be introduced to databases with civil engineering applications.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1.5
Format
3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$163.08 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

CIVL 146 Highway Design

Effective date: April 2013

Introduction to highway design. Topics include: Ministry of Transportation organization, methods of traffic type and volume determination and estimation, theory of Geometric Road Design, vertical and horizontal alignment design based on the BC Highway Design manual, culvert and drain path design, cross section structural design, and an introduction to illumination.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

CIVL 151 Surveying 1

Effective date: September 2013

Care and use of various types of surveying equipment. Topics include: allowable error; confidence limits; types of surveys; selection of a survey method and equipment. Laboratory includes distance and angle measurement using both basic and advanced surveying equipment.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hour and 4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$326.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

CIVL 152 Surveying 2

Effective date:

Survey methods in establishing control surveys of various types of engineering projects. Topographical data gathering and contour mapping.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
1 lecture hour and 3 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

CIVL 153 Surveying 3

Effective date:

Introduction of Total Station data collection as part of route and subdivision surveying. Layout of a survey control network.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1.5
Format
4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CIVL 162 Soils 1

Effective date: April 2013

This is an introductory level course in geotechnical engineering. The topics cover origins, three-phase weight-volume relationships, classification, index properties, permeability and seepage, frost heave, and site exploration of soils. Standard laboratory tests for soil index properties and permeability are performed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Civil Engineering Technology.

CIVL 192 Statics

Effective date: September 2014

This course introduces students to force systems, statics of rigid bodies, equivalent forces, and couple systems. Students will: perform an analysis of free body diagrams, frames, and trusses; determine properties of sections and components of three dimensional vectors; and learn how to draw shear and bending moment diagrams of beams.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

CIVL 193 Strength of Materials 1

Effective date: September 2010

This introductory course in mechanics introduces students to stress-strain relationships, statically determinate problems, structural properties, thermal stresses and strains, theories of bending, shear, torsions, bearing and beam deflection.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 hours lecture per week and 2 lab hours on alternating weeks
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

CIVL 194 Strength of Materials 2

Effective date: September 2007

This course covers: combined loading and superposition, plane stress transformation, including Mohr's circle, strain energy concepts, deflection by direct integration methods; statically indeterminate analysis, virtual work, slope deflection, moment and conjugate beam distribution/stiffness matrix; column theory including Euler and critical load parameters.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$163.08 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

CIVL 201 Co-operative Work Experience 2

Effective date: May 2010

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
10
Format
35 practical work experience hours per week for 24 weeks
Tuition
$688.79 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

  • 4 academic terms with a minimum GPA of 3.0

CIVL 202 Co-operative Work Experience 2

Effective date: May 2010

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
5
Format
35 practical work experience hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$552.97 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

  • 4 academic terms with a minimum GPA of 3.0

CIVL 203 Co-operative Work Experience 3

Effective date: May 2010

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
5
Format
35 practical work experience hours per week for 12 weeks
Tuition
$552.97 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

  • 5 academic terms with a minimum GPA of 3.0

CIVL 233 Co-operative Work Experience 3

Effective date: May 2010

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
10
Format
35 practical work experience hours per week for 24 weeks
Tuition
$688.79 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

  • 5 academic terms with a minimum GPA of 3.0

CIVL 240 Managing Construction Projects

Effective date: September 2007

Introduction to the legal aspects of civil law, construction contracts, codes, regulations and statues as they apply to the contracting process. 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 will be covered.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
4 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

CIVL 247 Highway Design Project

Effective date: September 2007

The students are divided into design teams. Each team designs the construction layout of a "Local Collector Highway", two to four kilometres in length, to BC Highway specifications. The project area will be an undeveloped corridor around the campus.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

CIVL 255 Urban Services 1

Effective date: September 2013

Students use integrated software for the analysis of municipal service designs and lot layout for residential/commercial/industrial or institutional development with consideration given to cultural, social and environmental diversities. Relevant municipal by-laws, provincial/federal regulations and legislation will be observed in the design. This is the first course of a two-part project; students complete the final design in CIVL 257.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
2 lecture hours and 4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$326.16 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

Pre/Corequisites

One of:

CIVL 257 Urban Services 2

Effective date: January 2014

This course is a continuation of CIVL 255.  Students complete the design of the services of a land development project, prepare final drafted drawings and prepare a design report showing all supporting design calculations.  

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
5
Format
3 lecture hours and 4 lab hours per week
Tuition
$380.52 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CIVL 258 Infrastructure Rehabilitation

Effective date: April 2013

This course will provide students with 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 or concrete structures. 

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1.5
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$108.72 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

CIVL 264 Soils 2

Effective date: September 2007

This course explores the mechanical properties of soils. Topics include: stresses and strains in soils; direct shear testing; unconfined compression testing; triaxial testing; consolidation theory and settlement, compaction theory and control.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

CIVL 265 Soils 3

Effective date: April 2009

This course is largely concerned with the application of soil mechanics theory in the analysis and design of engineering works. Topics include: stability of natural and constructed slopes; temporary and permanent retaining structures; use of geotextiles; bearing capacity of soils; design and construction of shallow and deep foundations.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

CIVL 268 Construction Materials

Effective Date: January 2015

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 aggregate, Portland cement concrete, and asphalt mixes are performed.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

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

Prerequisites

CIVL 276 Hydrology

Effective date: September 2007

Students learn to interpret a contour map, evaluate a catchment, determine runoff rates and patterns and propose appropriate structures for handing storm water. The effects of land development on riparian systems are discussed and best practices for mitigating downstream effects are compared. Methods currently practiced in industry are emphasized.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1.5
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$163.08 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

CIVL 279 Fluid Dynamics 2

Effective date: September 2007

Topics in this course include: fluid flow rates in series and parallel pipe systems, general energy equation; viscosity, laminar and turbulent flow; energy losses due to pipe frictions; local energy losses; forces due to fluid motion; open channel flow, lift and drag, similitude, codes.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

CIVL 280 Global Issues in Environmental Engineering

Effective date: September 2012

This course discusses the environmental impact of civil engineering decisions. Issues include: climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, water resources, and waste generation. Engineering applications include: urban planning, and green buildings. The students also research and present a topic of their own choice.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$108.72 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

CIVL 282 Water Treatment

Effective date: September 2007

Students in this course will gain an understanding of the following: water treatment for removal of iron and manganese, water softening; disinfection of water; use and value of packaged treatment plants; elements of distribution system design.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1.5
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$163.08 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

CIVL 283 Sewage Treatment

Effective date: September 2007

Students will calculate sanitary sewage volumes and study common methods of sewage treatment and effluent disposal; methods of effluent disinfections; testing and "safe" limits; packaged treatment plants; corrosion and odour control; and small systems methods.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$163.08 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

CIVL 293 Structural Design 1

Effective date: September 2010

Students will learn the principles and philosophies of structural design theory in accordance with the BC Building Code and relevant Canadian Standards (CSA) as they relate to timber design.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And all of:

CIVL 297 Structural Design 2

Effective date: January 2013

This course will introduce students to designing structural components with steel and concrete in accordance with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). Computer based tools for structural analysis are also introduced.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week
Tuition
$217.44 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CIVL 298 Structural Design Project

Effective date: September 2007

A project based course to design, analyze and provide specifications for structures in wood, steel, and reinforced concrete in accordance with BC Building Code, limit states design.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
4 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Tuition
$271.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

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