Engineering

ENT-112: Blueprint Reading, Credits = 2
Introduction to basic construction plan interpretation. Emphasis is on symbol usage, line types, dimensioning, section views, axillary views, and integration of construction plans from various trades.

ENT-121: Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Credits = 3
Introduction to computer-aided drafting and design using AutoCAD software with emphasis on two-dimensional fundamentals in the solution of graphic problems and development of engineering drawings. Course includes the production of engineering graphics and documents. Prerequisite: ENGR& 111 or instructor permission. Formerly CET 151, Computer Aided Drafting.

ENT-122: Advanced Computer Aided Design, Credits = 3
Introduction to advanced applications of computer aided drafting and design of three-dimensional graphics and engineering drawings using Civil 3D software. Course includes the production of engineering graphics and documents. Prerequisite: ENT 121 or instructor permission. Formerly CET 152

ENT-123: Computer Aided 3-D Modeling, Credits = 3
Introduction to advanced applications of computer aided drafting and design of three-dimensional graphics and engineering drawings using AutoCAD 3D modeling software. Course includes the production of engineering graphics and documents. Prerequisite: ENT 121 or instructor permission

ENT-131: Construction Materials, Credits = 4
Introduction to the fundamental principles of materials commonly used for engineering projects. Emphasis is on the properties and applications of materials such as mineral aggregates, concrete, timber, steel, aluminum, and plastic materials. Students shall complete ASTM and/or AASHTO laboratory test methods of materials. Formerly CET 242.

ENT-132: Soil Mechanics for Construction, Credits = 4
Introduction to the fundamental principles of soil mechanics as it relates to engineering design. Emphasis is on the identification, classification, engineering properties, compaction, aggregate gradations, bearing capacities, and construction consideration of soils. Students shall complete ASTM and/or AASHTO laboratory test methods of soils. Formerly CET 224.

ENT-141: Estimating, Credits = 3
Introduction to the fundamental principles of identifying and estimating construction costs of engineering projects. Emphasis is on material quantity take-offs, development of material, labor, equipment, and overhead costs, construction document interpretation, and bidding strategies. Course includes a final project. Formerly CET 100.

ENT-150: Introduction to GIS, Credits = 3
Introduction to the fundamentals of GIS and GPS. Emphasis is on the fundamentals of cartography, geography, map projections, coordinate systems, attributes, data formats, and analysis of data both statistically and spatially using ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop software. Formerly CET 250.

ENT-151: Advanced GIS, Credits = 3
Instruction in advanced topics of GIS. Emphasis includes geo-spatial analysis, creation and use of geo-databases, geo-coding, geo-referencing, digital elevation models, and Lidar technology using ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop software. Prerequisite: ENT 161 and ENGR& 111 or instructor permission. Formerly CET 251

ENT-161: Elementary Surveying, Credits = 3
Introduction to the fundamental principles of plane surveying with emphasis on the fundamentals of distance measurement, levels, theodolites, global positioning, legal descriptions, and public land survey system. Course includes field laboratory activities. Co-requisite: OCSUP 107, MATH& 141, or instructor permission. Formerly CET 160.

ENT-162: Intermediate Surveying, Credits = 5
Instruction in intermediate levels of plane surveying with emphasis on total stations, traverse computations, areas, volumes and topographic surveys using Carlson survey software. Course includes field laboratory activities. Pre-requisite: ENT 161 or instructor permission.

ENT-163: Advanced Surveying, Credits = 5
Instruction in advanced levels of plane surveying and introduction to geodetic surveying with emphasis on coordinate geometry computations, GPS usage, state plane coordinates, and construction staking. Course includes field laboratory activities and a final project. Prerequisite: ENT 162 or instructor permission. Formerly CET 161.

ENT-191: Cooperative Work Experience, Credits = 1 - 18
Opportunity to work in jobs directly related to the civil engineering industry. This formal training period is agreed upon by the student, employer, and instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Formerly ENT 191

ENT-192: Cooperative Seminar, Credits = 2
Students explore issues related to their cooperative work experience focusing on effective workplace relationships and how self-knowledge, perception, attitudes, and behavior affect these relationships and job satisfaction. Students will also learn effective learning skills for workplace and educational success. Co-requisite: ENT 191. Formerly CET 192

ENT-199: Special Topics, Credits = 1 - 5
Study and train to meet established local needs in the civil engineering industry, supplemental to courses currently offered. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Formerly CET 199.

ENT-201: Engineering Construction Management, Credits = 4
Introduction to the fundamental principles of construction administration for construction managers and design engineers. Emphasis is on project delivery, responsibilities, authority, contract and bid documents, documentation, legal matters, safety, planning, and scheduling involved in engineering construction projects. Course includes group exercises. Formerly CET 201.

ENT-202: Construction Inspection, Credits = 3
Introduction to the fundamental principles of construction inspection for engineering projects. Emphasis is on quality control practices and procedures, inspection methods, the role of the inspector, state and local contract specifications, and field experience. Course includes site visits and oral and written reports. Formerly CET 202.

ENT-211: Hydraulics, Credits = 5
Introduction to the fundamental principles of fluid characteristics and the related impact on engineering design. Emphasis is on properties and definitions of fluid mechanics, fluid statics, fluid dynamics, fluid flow, measurement of fluids, orifices, weirs, pipe flow, and open channel flow. Prerequisite: OCSUP 107, MATH& 141, or instructor permission. Formerly CET 223

ENT-212: Hydrology, Credits = 5
Introduction to the fundamental principles of analysis and design of storm water conveyance systems. Emphasis is on the hydrological cycle, surface water runoff analysis, and the design of detention systems, conveyance systems, culverts, and storm water outlet protection. Prerequisite: ENT 211 or instructor permission. Formerly CET 166.

ENT-221: Engineering Mechanics - Statics, Credits = 5
Instruction in the fundamental principles of the mechanics of rigid bodies. Emphasis is on forces in a plane, forces in space, statics of rigid bodies, rigid bodies in three dimensions, centroids, friction and moments of inertia. Prerequisite: OCSUP 107, MATH 142, or instructor permission. Student may not earn credit for both ENT 221 and ENGR& 214. Formerly CET 220

ENT-222: Engineering Mechanics - Strength of Materials, Credits = 5
Instruction in the fundamental principles of internal stress, strain, deflection, and deformation of structural members. Emphasis is on stress-strain relationships, Mohr's circle, load, shear, and bending moment diagrams, beam and column analysis and design. Prerequisite: ENT 221 or instructor permission. Students may not earn credit for both ENT 222 and ENGR& 225. Formerly CET 222.

ENT-231: Transportation and Highway Engineering, Credits = 4
Introduction to fundamental principles of transportation engineering and highway design. Emphasis is on vertical and horizontal roadway curves, mass diagrams, traffic studies, and level of service analysis. Course includes written reports, oral presentations, and a final project. Prerequisite: ENT 162 or instructor permission. Formerly CET 263.

ENT-232: Pavement Design, Credits = 3
Introduction to fundamental principles of pavement design. Emphasis is on asphalt mix design, asphalt pavement roadway sections, concrete pavement roadway sections, and pavement management. Course includes oral and written reports, and site visits. Prerequisite: ENT 132 and ENT 231, or instructor permission. Formerly CET 226.

ENT-281: Engineering Design Fundamentals, Credits = 5
Engineering technology students will produce a capstone design project using cumulative training gained from the program of instruction. Emphasis is on the fundamental principles of environmental issues, permits, project prospectus, engineering and surveying, design calculations, construction drawings and specifications, and cost estimates for a typical public works project. Course includes oral and written reports. Prerequisites: ENT 163 and ENGR& 225. Formerly CET 221

ENT-292: Leadership, Credits = 2
Students explore issues related to leadership focusing on effective workplace relationships and how self-knowledge, perception, attitudes, and behavior affect these relationships and job satisfaction. Students will also learn effective learning skills for workplace and educational success. Formerly CET 299.

ENT-297: Special Projects, Credits = 1 - 18
Project-oriented experiences in the area or applications not covered in the standard civil engineering technology curriculum. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's education and work experience. Formerly CET 297.