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(Archive) Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology (SDCET)

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 2000

Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology (SDCET) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR JOSEPH C. CECERE, Program Coordinator

The Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology (SDCET) program provides the student with a well rounded basic education in structural and construction principles. General engineering concepts, the use of construction methods, techniques in estimating and scheduling, aspects of construction management, design principles in steel, wood, and concrete relating to structural as well as foundation systems, applied computer methods, and awareness of integrated application of the project are included in the curriculum.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 CREDITS
(15 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR. See description of General Education in Front of Bulletin. Note: The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) does not permit the use of skills courses to satisfy the Arts category of General Education.)

Semester 1-4 completed at another location.
ENGL 015 GWS(3), SPCOM 100 GWS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ENGL 202A-D GWS(3) (Sem: 3-6)
ARTS GA (6 credits) (Sem: 1-8)
HUMANITIES GH(6 credits) (Sem: 1-8)
SOCIAL and BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE GS(3 credits) (Sem: 1-8)
Select 3 credits from: ECON 002 GS(3) or 004 GS(3) or 014 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
HEALTH SCIENCES/PHYSICAL EDUCATION GHS/GPE (4 credits) (Sem: 1-4)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 95 credits
(This includes 15 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses.)

SCIENCE (10 credits)
Select 3-4 credits from: PHYS 150 GN(3) or 201 GN(4) or 215 GN(4) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3-4 credits from: PHYS 151(3) or 202 GN(4) or 265 GN(4) (Sem: 1-2)

Prescribed courses:
CHEM 012 GN(3), 014 GN(1) (Sem: 3-4)

QUANTIFICATION (10 credits)
MATH 140 GQ(4) or CMATH 220(4) (Sem: 3-6)
Select 3-4 credits from: MATH 141 GQ(4) or CMATH 221(4) or STAT 200 GQ(3) or MASC 422(3) (Sem: 3-6)

Prescribed course: CMPSC 101 GQ(3) or 110(3) or 201(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CORE (20 credits)
Select 2-3 credits from: EG T 101(1), 012(1) or ED&G 100(3) or EG 050(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 2-3 credits from: E T 300(2) or E MCH 011(3) or MCH T 111(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 2-3 credits from: E T 302(2) or E MCH 012(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 4 credits from: E T 322(2), 323(2) or E MCH 013(3), 014(1) or MCH T 213(3), 214(1) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 3 credits from: CE T 261(3) or C E T 361(3) or C ENG 361(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 3 credits from: SUR 1113) or CE T 111(3) or C ENG 201(3) (Sem: 3-6)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (11 credits):
E T 200(3), AE T 206(3) and 207(3) (Sem: 3-6)
I E T 302(2) (Sem: 5-8)

SDCET PRESCRIBED COURSES (37 credits)
C E T 308(3), 322(3)[1], 420[1], 431(3) (Sem: 5-8)
C E T 432(3)[1], 434(3), 435(3), 438(3) (Sem: 5-8)
C E T 452(3), 458(4), 242(2), 243(2), C ENG 454(2) (Sem: 5-8)

APPROVED ELECTIVE
Select 6 credits from: C E T 415(3) or 436(3) or 437(3) or E T 495(3) or M E T 311(3) or 433(3) or 402(3) or E E T 201(3) or E T 451(3) (Sem: 5-8)

BUSINESS ELECTIVE
Select 3 credits from:
B LAW 243(3) or MNGMT 310(3) or 363(3) or 463(3) or ACCTG 200(3) or 211(4) or 151(3) or MRKT 370(3) or MGMT 321(3) or 100(3) (Sem: 3-8)

ELECTIVES (8 credits) (Sem: 1-8)

[1]A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 1998

Review Date: 6/23/98

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