Civil Engineering

To train high level man power in engineering principles, skills and professionalism to meet the demand for high level technical personnel in designing, construction and management of the “built environment” to drive the industrialization agenda and contribute to the socio-economic development of Ghana.

    • To train the student to understand and appreciate the physics and mechanics of the physical world and be able to employ the knowledge in the formulation and solution of engineering problems.
    • To train students to understand and appreciate the impact of various Civil Engineering on the quality of the environment.
    • To train students to be able to relate the conceptual aspect of Civil Engineering design to its creative aspect
    • To train high-level engineering professionals for the Ghanaian market.

­                                   Year One, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 151

Mathematics I

2

2

3

2

MTH 153

Basic Mechanics

2

2

3

3

CE 151

Construction Technology

2

1

2

4

CE 153

Properties of Civil Engineering Materials

2

1

2

5

CE 155

Technical Drawing

1

3

2

6

MTRC 101

Language and Communication Skills

2

0

2

7

MTRC 103

Introduction to Islam

2

0

2

8

MTRC 105

Arabic Language

2

0

2

 Total

15

9

18

                                     Year One, Semester Two:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 152

Mathematics II

2

2

3

2

CE 152

Strength of Materials

2

2

3

3

CE 154

Elementary Fluid Mechanics

2

2

3

4

CE 156

Civil Engineering Drawing

1

3

2

5

CE 158

Engineering Economy

2

1

2

6

ME 152

Basic Electrical and Mechanical Systems

2

1

2

7

MTRC 102

Logic and Critical Thinking

2

0

2

8

MTRC 104

Basic Information Technology

2

2

3

 Total

15

12

20

                                   Year Two, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 251

Mathematics III

2

2

3

2

CE 251

Elementary Structures

2

2

3

3

CE 253

Computer Programming and Applications

1

2

2

4

CE 255

Engineering Geology

2

1

3

5

CE 257

Principles of Design

1

3

2

6

CE 259

Computer Aided Design

2

2

3

7

MTRC 201

African Studies

2

0

2

      

Total

12

12

18

 

                                          Year Two, Semester Two:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 252

Numerical Methods

2

1

2

2

MTH 254

Mathematics IV

2

2

3

3

CE 252

Theory of Structures

2

2

3

4

CE 254

Fluid Mechanics

2

2

3

5

CE 256

Soil and Rock Mechanics

2

2

3

6

CE 258

Engineering Surveying I

2

2

3

7

MTRC 202

Academic Writing in English

2

0

2

Total

14

11

19

 

                                         Year Three, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

MTH 351

Statistics

2

1

2

2

CE 351

Structural Analysis

2

2

3

3

CE 353

Reinforced Concrete Design

2

2

3

4

CE 355

Soil Mechanics

2

2

3

5

CE 357

Transportation Engineering I

2

1

2

6

CE 359

Engineering Surveying II

2

3

3

7

CE 361

Hydrology

2

1

2

8

CE 363

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

2

1

2

Total

16

13

20

    

                                                 Year Three, Semester Two

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

1

CE 350

Steel and Timber Design

2

2

3

2

CE 352

Foundation Engineering

2

2

3

3

CE 354

Hydraulic Engineering

2

2

3

4

CE 356

Highway Engineering I

2

2

3

5

CE 358

Environmental Quality Engineering

2

1

2

6

CE 362

Integrated Design

2

1

2

7

MTRC 306

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

2

1

2

Total

15

10

19

N.B. Eight hours per week of field training is carried-out during the long vacation for at least six weeks. Report on field training shall be prepared and evaluated in the next semester.

 

                                                Year Four, Semester One:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

a. Core Courses:

1

CE 451

Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

2

2

3

2

CE 453

Civil Engineering Design

2

2

3

3

CE 455

Field Training Report*

0

4

2

b. Optional Courses (Minimum of 3 Courses)

1

CE 457

Highway Engineering II

2

2

3

2

CE 459

Geotechnical Engineering

2

2

3

3

CE 461

Drainage Systems

2

2

3

4

CE 463

Water and Waste Water Treatment

2

2

3

5

CE 465

Development Engineering

2

2

3

6

CE 467

Systems Engineering I

2

2

3

Total

10

14

17

* Eight hours per week of field training is considered as two hour credit. The field training will be carried-out during the previous long vacation for at least sixweeks.

                                                     Year Four, Semester Two:

No.

Code

Course Name

T

P

C

a. Core Courses:

1

CE 450

Construction Management

2

2

3

2

CE 452

Civil Engineering Quantities

2

2

3

3

CE 454

 Project

0

8

4

b. Optional Courses (Minimum of 3 Courses)

1

CE 456

Water Resources Engineering

2

2

3

2

CE 458

Transportation Engineering

2

2

3

3

CE 462

Environmental Quality Engineering

2

2

3

4

CE 464

Systems Engineering II

2

2

3

5

CE 466

Ground Engineering

2

2

3

6

CE 468

Structural Dynamics

2

2

3

Total

10

18

19

Department Contact Info

Engineering

P.O.Box CT 10159,
Accra, Ghana,
West Africa.


233 303 932 887
233 54 267 1474

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