Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (4 years)

Duration: 4 Years
Semesters: 8 Semesters
Credit Hours Per Semester:

Semester 1 = 21 Credit Hrs

Semester 2 = 21 Credit Hrs

Semester 3  = 21 Credit Hrs

Semester 4  = 18 Credit Hrs

  Semester 5 = 19 Credit Hrs
  Semester 6 = 9 Credit Hrs
  Semester 7 = 19 Credit Hrs
  Semester 8 = 9 Credit Hrs
   
Total Credit Hours: 137 Credit Hours
Dean of Faculty: Prof. Mike Agbesi Acheampong
Head of Department: Dr. Prince Appiah Owusu
Exam Officer: Mr. Jack Nti

 

COURSE OUTLINE

YEAR 1, SEMESTER 1

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 101 Civil Engineering Project I 0 8 4
CVE 103 Elementary Structure and Structural Design 1 2 0 2
CVE 105 Principles of Surveying 1 2 2
CVE 107 Civil Engineering Project II 0 8 4
CVE 109 Basic Drawing 2 2 3
CVE 111 Civil Engineering Construction I 2 0 2
CVE 101 Computer Literacy 1 0 1
COS 101 Communication Skills 2 0 2
MAT 101 Engineering Mathematics I 2 0 2
TOTAL 9 9 18

 

YEAR 1, SEMESTER 2

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 102 Drainage Engineering 3 0 3
CVE 104 Soil Engineering 1 2 2
CVE 106 Civil Engineering Project III 0 8 4
         
CVE 108 Road Engineering 3 0 3
CVE 110 Civil Engineering Project IV 0 4 2
CVE 112 Engineering Surveying I 1 2 2
CLT 102 Computer Literacy II 1 0 1
COS 102 Communications Skills II 1 0 1
AFS 102 African Studies 2 0 2
TOTAL 13 15 21

 

YEAR 2, SEMESTER 1

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 201 Civil Engineering Project V 0 6 3
CVE 203 Sanitary Engineering 2 2 3
CVE 205 Civil Engineering Drawing II 1 2 2
CVE 207 Civil Engineering Project II 0 6 3
CVE 209 Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 2 0 2
CVE 211 Water Treatment Engineering 3 2 4
CVE 213 Environmental Quality Engineering 2 0 2
MAT 201 Engineering Mathematics III 2 0 2
TOTAL 12 18 21

 

YEAR 2, SEMESTER 2

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 202 Civil Engineering Maintenance 2 2 3
CVE 204 Construction Management Studies 2 2 3
CVE 206 Civil Engineering Project VII 0 8 4
CVE 208 Civil Engineering Project VIII 0 8 4
MAT 202 Engineering Mathematics IV 2 0 2
ETP 202 Entrepreneurship 2 0 2
TOTAL 8 20 18

 

YEAR 3, SEMESTER 1

Course Code Course Title T P C
MAT 301 Numerical Analysi 2 0 2
CVE 301 Steel and Timber Design 2 0 2
CVE 303 Reinforced Concrete Design 2 1 2
CVE 305 Civil Engineering Quantities 2 0 2
CVE 307 Civil Engineering Project IX 0 8 4
CVE 309 Civil Engineering Project X 0 8 4
CVE 311 Civil Engineering Construction II 2 0 2
CVE 313 Construction Accounting 1 0 1
TOTAL 11 17 19

 

YEAR 3, SEMESTER 2

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 302 Industrial Attachment 0 18 9
TOTAL 0 18 9

 

YEAR 4, SEMESTER 1

Course Code Course Title T P C
CVE 401 Transportation Engineering 2 1 2
CVE 403 Highway Engineering 2 2 3
CVE 405 Engineering Surveying II 1 2 2
CVE 407 Engineering Economy 2 0 2
CVE 409 Building Services 2 0 2
CVE 411 Foundation Engineering 2 0 2
CVE 413 Ground Engineering 2 0 2
CVE 415 Civil Engineering Project XI 0 4 2
TOTAL 15 9 19

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

a. WASSCE /SSSCE/GBCE Candidates

Credit Passes (A1-C6 /A-D) in three (3) core subjects including English Language, Core Mathematics and Integrated Science plus credit passes in three (3) related elective subjects.
     
b. GCE ‘O’ Level Candidates

Five (5) credits including English Language, Mathematics and two (2) elective subjects.
      
c.  Mature Candidates

i) Must be 25 years old with legitimate documentary proof which is at least five (5) years old at the time of application.

ii) Must have at least two (2) years work experience (A letter from employer is required)

iii) Must pass a written examination or show proof of two (2) credit passes in English language and Mathematics in SSSCE/WASSCE or any other nationally recognised standard high school level examinations.

iv) A pass in any two (2) subjects at Senior High School, ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels, GBC, RSAII.

d. HND Candidates

i) Applicants with HND certificate will be admitted to level 300.

e. Advanced Level and Professional Candidates

i. Candidates with part of Professional Certificates with a minimum of Part 1 of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators, London Centre of Marketing, Institute of Commercial Management, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (Diploma or level 4) etc. may be considered for admission.

ii. Candidates with Teachers' Certificate 'A' and a pass in English, Mathematics and two business related subjects at the GCE 'O' level or Senior High School or GBC or RSAII etc may be considered for admission.

iii. RSAIII/ABC holders with passes in at least three (3) subjects may be considered for admission into level 100 or 200.

f. DBS or other Non-Tertiary Diploma holders

i) Candidates with passes in at least four (4) subjects may be considered for admission to level 100 or 200.

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