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Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil and Construction Engineering

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Osama Abudayyeh, Chair 
Main Office:  G-253 CEAS (Parkview Campus)
Telephone:  (269) 276-3210
Fax:  (269) 276-3211

Abiola Akanmu
Haluk Aktan
Upul Attanayake
Valerian Kwigizile
Jun-Seok Oh
Xiaoyun Shao
Houssam Toutanji
Jiansong Zhang

The Department of Civil and Construction Engineering offers the following curricula:

Construction Engineering - B.S.E.
Civil Engineering - B.S.E.
Civil Engineering - M.S.E.

These programs are designed to provide graduates with the background necessary to successfully assume a variety of positions in a wide variety of industries. The combination of specialized and general education is intended to allow employment flexibility, although most graduates are placed in industries closely related to their field of study.

The department offers the opportunity that allows for an Accelerated Master’s degree. Details of the degree can be found on the department website (http://www.wmich.edu/cce/academic-programs/accelerated-degree.html).


Academic Advising

Students should contact their advisor as early as possible. The advisor is available to assist in individual program planning, recommend electives appropriate to a student’s educational objectives, discuss employment opportunities, and help solve academic problems. Substitutions and transfer credit must be approved by the advisor, the curriculum committee, and the department chair. The academic advisor is located in Room E-102 CEAS, phone (269) 276-3270. Because of prerequisites and limited offering times, students must consult with an academic advisor for proper course sequence.


Approved Electives

Electives must be approved by the department academic advisor. While choice of electives is intended to provide flexibility for students, they must be selected to provide a thrust and add strength to the individual’s program. Non-related courses will not normally be approved.

Lists of appropriate electives are available from the academic advising office.

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