Pre-Enginerring Courses CE

CE 20900* STRUCTURAL AND SITE PLANS 3 credits, 4 hours
Prerequisite: CSC 10200 Intro to Computer Science, and passing grades in all three CUNY/ACT.
Graphical methods of conveying ideas and information related to civil engineering projects. Functional planning. Structural plans and details in steel and concrete. Topographical mapping. Earthwork projects.
CE 23100* INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURAL MECHANICS 3 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: C or better in General Physics (Phys 207), Introduction to Computing (CSC102) and passing grades in all three SKAT tests, Calculus II (Math 202) Pre-requisites by courses: CE 231 (minimum grade of C), MA 203 (minimum grade of C), CSD 102
Corequisite: MA 391, CE 264
Laws of motion and equilibrium. Elements of vector algebra. Equilibrium of rigid bodies. Constraints and reactions. Equilibrium of machines and hinged frames. Internal forces in trusses and beams. Shear and bending moment diagrams. Analysis of cable systems. Friction. Centroid and centers of gravity. Moments of inertia. Work and virtual work. Stability of equilibrium.
CE 26400* CIVIL ENGINEERING DATA ANALYSIS 3 credits, 5 hours
Prerequisite: CSC 10200 Intro to Computer Science, and passing grades in all three CUNY/ACT.
Role of statistics and probability in civil engineering. Measurability and variability. Data collection. Descriptive analysis. Presentation of data in the context of civil engineering. Numerical descriptive statistics. Probability distributions and their application to civil engineering. Introduction to inferential statistics. Applications of civil engineering quality control. Linear correlation and regression analysis.
CE 33200* MECHANICS DEFORMABLE BODIES 4 credits, 5 hours
Prerequisite: CE231 ( min. grade of C), MATH 203 (min. grade of C), CSC 102
Corequisite: MATH 391, CE 264
Stresses and strains in elastic and inelastic materials subjected to axial, torsonial, and flexural loads and combinations of loads for statistically determinate and indeterminate configurations. Deformations and deflections due to loads and temperature. Combined stresses. Mohr circles and principles stresses. Introduction to energy methods. Castiglian's theorem. Stability of columns and critical loads. Testing of engineering materials. Stress-strain characteristics, including creep, shrinkage, and hysteresis effects. Effects of temperature and impact loading on material properties.
CE 35000* FLUID MECHANICS 3 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: CE 23100 (min. C grade), CSC10200
Corequisite: MAT 39100 (min. C grade)
Study of behavior of viscous and non-viscous fluids at rest and in motion through development and application of the principles of fluid statistics, continuity, energy, momentum, similitude, and dimensional analysis. Applications include flow in open and closed conduits, the boundary layer, dynamics of drag and measurement of velocity and discharge.
CE 37200* ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 3 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: CE 23100 (min. C grade), CSC10200
Corequisite: MAT 39100 (min. C grade)
Study of behavior of viscous and non-viscous fluids
CHE 210 CHEMISTRY I 3 credits, 3-hr. lecture/1-hr. recitation
Prerequisite: ESL 035 or ENG 091
Pre/Corequisite: MAT 160
The student will analyze data and solve problems related to the principles of modern atomic theory, stoichiometry, oxidation-reduction reaction, gas laws, thermochemistry, electromagnetic radiation and quantum theory, chemical bonding and molecular structure, and properties of solutions. Offered in English only.
CHE 212 CHEMISTRY LAB I 1 credit, 3 hours
Corequisite: CHE 210
The student will learn to use basic laboratory equipment and proper procedures while performing experiments which illustrate some of the laws and concepts of chemistry taught in General Chemistry I. Offered in English only.
CHE 220 CHEMISTRY II 3 credits, 3-hr. lecture/1-hr. recitation
Prerequisite: CHE 210 and CHE 212
Corequisite: CHE 222
The student will explain concepts and solve problems related to chemical kinetics, ionic equilibria in aqueous solution, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, classes of organic and biochemical compounds. Offered in English only.
CHE 222 CHEMISTRY LAB II 1 credit, 3 hours
Prerequisite: CHE 210 and CHE 212
Corequisite: CHE 220
The student will learn basic laboratory techniques and procedures related to the chemistry of ionic reactions. Offered in English only.
ENG 110 EXPOSITORY WRITING 3 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: Passing CUNY/ACT Reading and Writing tests, or Exemption
English 110, a foundational writing course, is designed to strengthen students' composing skills so that they will produce increasingly complex and better-structured essays. Reading and responding to interdisciplinary texts representing various rhetorical modes, students will practice paraphrasing and summarizing these texts, enrich their vocabulary, and improve their writing, revision, and proofreading skills. Additionally, students will be introduced to the use of print and on-line secondary sources. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to respond critically, in writing, to a variety of texts, integrating their own ideas with those presented in the readings.
ENG 111 LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION 3 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: ENG 110 or Department permission
English 111, the second semester of freshman composition and a foundational writing course, introduces students to techniques for close reading of literary texts. This course develops students' critical thinking skills through the study of literary elements such as plot, character, setting, point of view, symbolism, and irony. Additionally, students will learn the Modern Language Association (MLA) system of parenthetical citation and how to incorporate quotations into their analysis of literary texts; they will also complete a research paper by consulting both print and on-line sources. By the end of the semester, students will be able to interpret and write critically about each of the three major genres: poetry, fiction, and drama.
ENG 202* TECHNICAL WRITING 3 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: ENG 111
In this course, students will perform tasks related to the technical writing process in order to write effectively on the job In addition to learning to generate written documents for the technical and business professions, this course will focus on skills such as defining purpose, understanding readers, understanding client, constructing effective sentences and paragraphs, composing drafts, testing drafts and revising the quality of finished documents. At the completion of the course, students will be able to create communications that will succeed in the workplace.
ENGR 10100* ENGINEERING DESIGN WORKSHOP I 1 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: MAT 210
Concepts of structural safety and equilibrium are developed and students are introduced to structural analysis of a steel truss bridge. Topics included: basic mechanisms, kinematics, feedback, and computer control by considering the operation of several robotic devices.
MAT 200 MODERN LANGUAGE PROGRAMMING 3 credits, 3 hours
Prerequisite: MAT 160 
Pre/Corequisite: ESL 035
This course provides an introduction to problem solving methods and algorithm development through the study of the program, control structures, and data structures of the C++ programming language.
MAT 210 CALCULUS I 4 credits, 4.5 hours / .5 hr lab
Prerequisite: MAT 160
This course provides skills in calculus in one real variable. Topics: limits, continuity, differentiation, applications to motion problems, maximum-minimum problems, curve sketching, and antiderivatives.
MAT 220 CALCULUS I I 4 credits, 4.5 hours / .5 hr lab
Prerequisite: MAT 210
This course provides skills in differential and integral calculus. Topics: definite integral and its properties, numerical integration, applications of the definite integral to areas, solids of revolution and length, inverse functions, logarithm and exponential functions, conic sections, and translation and rotation of axes.
MAT 310 CALCULUS I I I 4 credits, 4.5 hours / .5 hr lab
Prerequisite: MAT 220
This course provides skills in infinite series, geometry in the plane and space, and integral calculus in several variables. Topics: infinite series, solid analytical geometry, partial derivatives, and multiple integral with applications.
MAT 360 ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 3 credits, 4.5 hours
Prerequisite: MAT 310
The student will formulate and solve differential equations of the first and second order. She/he will apply these methods to related practical problems. The student will formulate and solve linear differential equations with constant coefficients and apply these techniques to practical problems that give rise to such equations.
PHY 4502 PHYSICS I 4 credits, 3-hr. lecture/2-hr. lab
Prerequisite: MAT 210
Corequisite: MAT 220
Vectors, Newton's Laws and their application to oneand two-dimensional motion, work and energy, momentum, collisions, torque, angular momentum, periodic motion, fluids, heat and thermodynamic processes will be studied. Offered for transfer students in the physical sciences and engineering. Offered in English only.
PHY 4504 PHYSICS II 4 credits, 3-hr. lecture/2-hr. lab
Prerequisite: MAT 220 and PHY 4502
Corequisite: MAT 310
Students will study waves and acoustics, optics, diffraction, electricity, D.C. circuits, magnetism, electromagnetism and their application, power and A.C. circuits, and elements of atomic theory. Offered for transfer students in the physical sciences and engineering. Offered in English only.