Curriculum

William Manion
Coordinator & Associate Professor
112 Machine Tool Lab
207.581.2184
wmanion@maine.edu

Please consult the University of Maine Catalog for the most accurate curriculum information.

Capstone project team
Senior capstone students on a project at Leonard's Mills

As of Fall 2016

Required Courses in Suggested Sequence for the B.S. in Construction Engineering Technology

[Download a PDF version of the 2016 CET curriculum]


First Year – Fall Semester


  • CET 100 – Introduction to Construction Management Credits: 1
  • CMJ 103 – Fundamentals of Public Communication Credits: 3
  • MAT 122 – Pre-Calculus Credits: 4
  • PHY 107 – Technical Physics I Credits: 4
  • SVT 121 – AutoCAD for Surveyors I Credits: 3

First Year – Spring Semester


  • CET 101 – Plane Surveying Credits: 3
  • PHY 108 – Technical Physics II Credits: 4
  • TME 152 – Introductory Calculus for Engineering Technology Credits: 3
  • ENG 101 – College Composition Credits: 3

Second Year – Fall Semester


  • CET 202 – Construction Surveying Credits: 3
  • CET 228 – Introduction to Construction Estimating and Planning: Credits: 3
  • CIE 110 – Civil Engineering Materials Credits: 3
  • CIE 111 – Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory Credits: 1
  • TME 253 – Applied Calculus for Engineering Technology Credits: 4

Second Year – Spring Semester


  • CET 221 – Construction Methods Credits: 3
  • CET 224 – Construction Safety Credits: 3
  • ECO 120 or 121 – Principles of Microeconomics or Macroeconomics Credits: 3
  • STS 215 – Introduction to Statistics for Business and Economics or STS 232 – Principles of Statistical Inference Credits: 3
  • HVSC Elective Credits: 3

Third Year – Fall Semester


  • BUA 201 – Principles of Financial Accounting Credits: 3
  • CET 326 – Soil Mechanics and Foundations Credits: 3
  • CET 327 – Soil Mechanics and Foundations Laboratory Credits: 1
  • CET 356 – Construction Project Administration Credits: 3
  • CET 451 – Construction Law Credits: 3
  • ENG 317 – Business and Technical Writing Credits: 3

Third Year – Spring Semester


  • CET 332 – Civil Infrastructure Credits: 3
  • CET 360 – Preconstruction services: Credits: 3
  • CET 413 – Statics and Strength of Materials Credits: 4
  • CMJ 257 – Business and Professional Communication Credits: 3
  • Technical Elective Credits: 3

Fourth Year – Fall Semester


  • CET 458 – Management of Construction Credits: 3
  • CET 412 – Sustainable Population and Environmental Design and Construction Credits: 3
  • CET 462 – Construction Planning and Scheduling Credits: 3
  • Construction Elective Credits: 3
  • HVSC Elective: Credits: 3

Fourth Year – Spring Semester


  • CET 414 – Structural Design Credits: 4
  • MET 484 – Engineering Economics Credits: 3
  • Construction Elective Credits: 3
  • Technical Elective Credits: 3
  • HVSC Elective: Credits: 3
  • Ethics Requirement

Students must see their advisor for approval of all electives

See the undergraduate student handbook for more detail about the General Education Requirements, including Human Values and Social Contexts (HVSC) elective requirements.