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Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Number: 12-100

Introduction to selected subfields in the discipline, such as structural engineering, construction project management, and environmental engineering.

Problem-solving exercises apply fundamental concepts from these subfields to integrate the steps of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation through individual homework assignments and group projects that require attention to a broad range of issues.

The course also exposes the students to issues related to engineering practice such as working in teams, scheduling, evaluating risk and making ethical decisions.  

3 hrs., rec., 1 hr. lab.

Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Units: 12


  • Lectures
  • Project Exercises
  • Guest Speakers
  • Class Demonstrations


Textbook information can be found at the CMU Bookstore