CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE (CEA)

Course ID: 356153
 
Open to grades: 9 - 12
 
UC/CSU eligibility: This course is approved for “G” elective credit
 
Prerequisite: Intro to Engineering Design.
 
This course should introduce students to the fundamental design and development aspects of civil engineering and architectural planning activities. Application and design principles will be used in conjunction with mathematical and scientific knowledge. Computer software programs should allow students opportunities to design, simulate, and evaluate the construction of buildings and communities. During the planning and design phases, instructional emphasis should be placed on related transportation, water resource, and environmental issues. Activities should include the preparation of cost estimates as well as a review of regulatory procedures that would affect the project design.