Curriculum

William Manion
Coordinator & Associate Professor
114 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 2018

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

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
  • Technical 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
  • Construction Elective Credits: 3
  • HVSC Elective: Credits: 3
  • Ethics Requirement

Students must see their advisor for approval of all electives

See the Undergraduate Catalog  and click the blue “Degree / Graduation Requirements” button to learn more about the General Education requirements, including Human Values and Social Contexts (HVSC) electives.


Minors

Many CET students earn minors in a variety of areas.  The most common minors are:

  • Engineering Entrepreneurial 
  • Surveying
  • Business

For more information on minors, see the Undergraduate Catalog  and click the blue “Majors and Minors” button


The downloadable Student Handbook also has more information about academics.