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2015-16 Courses in Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering
In general, courses are offered only in the term that is indicated in the course description. However, courses may be offered in other terms if sufficient student demand exists and if qualified instructors are available.

CNMG 1085 Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Seminar
This non-credit seminar is required for all students majoring in architectural and construction engineering, civil and construction engineering, and environmental engineering. The seminar meets once per month, four times per semester, and provides students with opportunities for professional development and social interaction. Activities will include learning about student organizations and students competitions, hearing guest speakers from industry and government, learning about employment opportunities, attending senior design project final presentations, and social events. One hour per month. Zero credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 1101 First-Year Colloquium in Construction
An introduction to construction engineering and construction management, along with goal setting, time management, and the on- and off-campus resources needed for success at UALR. Hands-on activities and group projects explore various concepts in construction. Satisfies the UALR First Year Colloquium requirement. Two hours lab. One credit hour. Fall only.

CNMG 1201 The Construction Industry
Introduction to the construction industry and the career opportunities available within residential, building, heavy civil, and industrial construction. The different roles of the various participants are examined along with industry history and traditions. Proper dress and safety requirements for office and field site visits discussed. Includes guest speakers, field trips, and project site visits. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 1305 Drawings and Specifications
Introduction to basic construction drawings and specification interpretation. Emphasis on construction drawings and blueprint reading, CSI specifications and master format, project manual, shop drawings, as-built drawings, and proper construction terminology. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 1313 Civil Engineering Materials with Lab
Prerequisites: CHEM 1402 or 1406, and MATH 1451, or consent of instructor. Properties of materials and materials science, including atomic structure and bonding, lattice structures and defects, grain structure, alloys, and phase diagrams. Construction engineering materials, including steel, aluminum, aggregates, portland cement, concrete, masonry, asphalt, wood, and composites. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 1385 Infrastructure, Environment, and Society
This course examines the relationships between the natural environment, the built environment, and society. By studying the civil infrastructure that provides shelter, clean air and water, and transportation systems for people and cargo, the disciplines and subdisciplines of architectural, environmental, civil, and construction engineering are introduced. Students deliver oral presentations and listen to and critique the presentations of others. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 2274 Thermal and Fluid Engineering
Prerequisites: CHEM 1406, MATH 1452, and PHYS 2321, or consent of instructor. An integrated introduction to thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. Topics include thermodynamic properties, the laws of thermodynamics, cycles, and psychrometrics; conservation of mass, momentum, and energy in fluid flow; introduction to conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer. One hour lecture. Three hours lab. Two credit hours. No longer offered.

CNMG 2303 Construction Practicum
Prerequisite concurrent: CNMG 1305 or consent of instructor. Construction methods and hands-on projects related to foundations, framing, doors, windows, finish carpentry, and masonry. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. No longer offered.

CNMG 2304 MEP Practicum
Prerequisite concurrent: CNMG 1305 or consent of instructor. Construction methods and hands-on projects related to interior and exterior finishes, thermal and moisture protection, plumbing, and electrical wiring. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. No longer offered.

CNMG 2313 Construction Materials and Methods
Prerequisite concurrent: CNMG 1305 or consent of instructor. Introduction to specifications, standards, codes, quality control, and quantity survey as they pertain to the execution of selected construction materials. Topics include site work, concrete, masonry, steel, rough and finish carpentry, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, and specialties. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 2314 Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Systems
Prerequisite concurrent: CNMG 1305 or consent of instructor. Introduction to functions of service systems within a modern structure. Includes heating, ventilating, air-conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, fire protection, electrical, and conveying systems. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 2316 Construction Surveying with Lab
Prerequisite: CNMG 1305 and MATH 1303 or 1401, or consent of instructor. Introduction to the principles of construction surveying, project layout, and field performance and surveying equipment management. Topics will include use and care of surveying instruments, directions, angles, surveying calculations, errors, and computations of areas and volumes. Two hours lecture, three hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 2318 Building Information Modeling
Prerequisite: CNMG 2313, or consent of instructor. The course will focus on utilizing basic functions of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for residential and commercial construction. During the course, students will examine geometry, spatial relationships, geographic information, quantities and properties of building components. Students will create virtual models of buildings that can be used for quantity take offs. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 2333 Statics and Strength of Materials
Prerequisites: CNMG 2313, MATH 1303 or 1401, and PHYS 1321/1121, or consent of instructor. An analytical and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics and strength of materials related to construction. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 2370 Engineering Statics
Prerequisite: PHYS 2321 or consent of instructor. Prerequisite concurrent: MATH 2453 or consent of instructor. Static equilibrium of particles, equivalent systems of forces, equilibrium of rigid bodies, centroids and centers of gravity, analysis of structures, dry friction, and moments of inertia. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 2370. Fall only.

CNMG 2385 Architectural History and Design
Prerequisites: ARHA 2305 and HIST 1311 or 1312, or consent of instructor. A survey of major architectural developments throughout history and across cultures and geography; elements of architectural design theory; introduction to architectural modeling: sketches, drawings, physical models, and building information modeling (BIM) software. Two hours lecture. Three hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 2199, 2299, 2399 Special Topics in Construction
Prerequisites: consent of instructor based on relevance of subject matter to student career goals. Designed to meet special needs of students or industry to cover application of construction management or construction engineering to specific problems. Meets equivalent of one hour per week for each credit hour value. May be taken more than once for credit. One, two, or three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 3195 Community Service Projects
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and consent of instructor. Students will complete at least 40 hours of on- or off-campus community service on an approved project. Three hours lab. One credit hour. Fall only.

CNMG 3285 Civil Engineering Laboratory
Concurrent prerequisites: CNMG 3312 and 3374 or consent of instructor. Introduction to civil engineering software, for tasks such as computer-aided drafting, building information modeling, site planning, structural analysis, hydrologic analysis, hydraulic analysis, and highway design; lab or field testing of structural materials, components or systems, water, wastewater, etc. Students will learn to design and conduct experiments in accordance with testing standards, and to collect, analyze, and interpret data. One hour lecture, three hours lab. Two credit hours. No longer offered.

CNMG 3302 Engineering Economy
Prerequisite: MATH 1311, 1342 or 1451, or consent of instructor. Introduction to engineering economic decisions for evaluating the worth of products, services, projects and systems; time value of money, economic equivalence concepts, comparison of investment alternatives, evaluating economic life and replacement analysis, inflation, depreciation and impact of taxes on engineering decisions, and economic risk analysis. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3301. Spring only.

CNMG 3312 Engineering Structural Analysis
Prerequisites: MATH 2453 and CNMG 3376, or consent of instructor. Structural analysis of trusses, beams, frames, cables, and arches, including determinate and indeterminate structures; deflections of beams and frames; introduction to stiffness methods and matrix analysis of structures. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3321 Steel Construction
Prerequisite: CNMG 2333 or consent of instructor. Structural steel materials, shapes and uses; structural steel specifications and construction practices; structural steel fabrication and erection techniques, practices, and estimation; bolting, welding, and cutting of structural steel; construction techniques for stairs, bar joists and girders, tilt-ups, and steel deck; steel drawings, including set-up, design, detail, and erection drawings; estimating structural steel quantities and pricing. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3322 Concrete Construction
Prerequisite: CNMG 2333 or consent of instructor. Provides an in-depth examination of the principles and applications of concrete construction. Study of process of placing ready mix concrete from batching to curing along with the design, analysis, and economics of formwork. Reinforcing steel, the ACI field technician applications, and the ACI Flatwork Technician Certification are also covered. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 3324 Heavy Civil Construction
Prerequisites: CNMG 2316, or consent of instructor. This course introduces construction management concepts applicable to heavy civil projects, such as highways, bridges, and water treatment plants. Topics include estimating, bidding, planning, scheduling, contract administration, and construction safety. The course emphasizes differences between the management of heavy civil construction projects and commercial building construction projects. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3327 Field Engineering and Construction Equipment
Prerequisite: CNMG 2333 or 3376, or consent of instructor. Principles of construction project field supervision and construction equipment. Leadership, motivation, communications, problem solving, decision making, production control, quality control, and computerized reporting. Earth moving fundamentals, equipment ownership and operating costs, and equipment selection and usage. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 3339 Estimating I
Prerequisites: MATH 1303 or 1401, and CNMG 2313 and 2314, or consent of the instructor. Theory and practice of construction project bidding and estimating. Topics include proposal solicitation and preparation, bidding strategy, estimate types and content, quantity survey, ethics, and an introduction to computer use in estimating. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3347 Engineering Soil Mechanics with Lab
Prerequisites: CNMG 2333 or 3376, or consent of instructor. Introduction to soils and foundation engineering and construction soil mechanics technology. Students will study engineering properties of soils, soil field exploration procedures, soil test reports, soil compaction and stabilization construction methods, water movement in soils, moisture control and drainage procedures, in-situ stress distribution in shallow and deep soils, shear strength of clay, silt and sand soils and design of shallow building foundations. Students will perform ASTM soil testing to support the course content and generate laboratory technical reports for major laboratory tests performed during the course. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3357 Introduction to Environmental Engineering with Lab
Prerequisites: CHEM 1402 or 1406, or consent of instructor. Concurrent Prerequisite: MATH 3322, or consent of instructor. The study of the fundamental principles of environmental processes, pollution, and pollution control. Topics include mass transfer, water chemistry and microbiology, water and air pollution, and solid- and hazardous-waste management. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 3370 Statics and Dynamics
Prerequisites: PHYS 2321 or consent of instructor. Prerequisite concurrent: MATH 2453 or consent of instructor. Statics of particles, equivalent systems of forces, equilibrium of rigid bodies, centroids and centers of gravity, analysis of structures, friction, moments of inertia, kinematics and kinetics of particles, introduction to kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies, forces and accelerations. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3370. No longer offered.

CNMG 3371 Engineering Dynamics
Prerequisite: CNMG 2370 or consent of instructor. Kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies; energy and momentum methods; mechanical vibrations and resonance; introduction to structural dynamics due to time-varying loads, such as wind and seismic loading. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3371. No longer offered.

CNMG 3372 Engineering Materials
Prerequisites: CHEM 1402 and MATH 1451, or consent of instructor. Atomic structure and bonding, crystal structures, crystal geometry, solidification, crystalline imperfections, diffusion in solids, mechanical properties of metals, polymeric materials, phase diagrams, engineering alloys, ceramics, composite materials, corrosion. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3372. No longer offered.

CNMG 3374 Hydraulic Engineering with Lab
Prerequisites: CNMG 2370 and 3357, or consent of instructor. Properties of water; hydrostatics; water flow in pipes; pipelines and piping networks; water pumps; water flow in open channels; basic fluid mechanics measurement equipment and techniques. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3376 Engineering Structural Mechanics
Prerequisites: CNMG 1213 and 2370, or consent of instructor. The study of deformation in structural materials: stresses and strains due to tension, compression, torsion, and bending; internal shear forces and bending moments; stress and strain transformations; design of beams and analysis of beam deflections; buckling of columns; introduction to the deformation of structures. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 3378 Engineering Thermodynamics
Prerequisites: CHEM 1402, PHYS 2321, and MATH 1452, or consent of instructor. Properties of pure substances, thermodynamic processes, heat and work, the first law of thermodynamics, closed systems, enthalpy, open systems, the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, exergy, and an introduction to power and refrigeration cycles. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3378. Spring only.

CNMG 4100, 4200, 4300 Independent Study
Prerequisite: junior standing. Topic and method of procedure must have approval of the supervising faculty member. Four to six hours per week of work on the project for each hour of credit earned. The exact hourly commitment per week and credit hour value depends on the nature of the project and is agreed on in advance by the student and the instructor. With approval, may be repeated for up to six hours of credit. One, two, or three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4144 Construction Project Acquisition
Prerequisite: SPCH 1300. Concurrent prerequisite: CNMG 4315. The principles of acquiring negotiated and qualification-based construction projects. The role of marketing and business development functions in a construction firm and the formulation of project acquisition strategies will be studied. The preparation of effective responses to Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and the development of persuasive interview presentations will be practiced by students in a competitive environment.Two hours lab. One credit hour. Fall only.

CNMG 4145 Professional Constructor Certification
Prerequisite: Senior standing or consent of instructor. Description of American Institute of Construction (AIC) certification programs and preparation for Constructor Qualifying Examinations leading to certifications as Associate Constructor (AC) and Certified Professional Constructor (CPC). Two hours lab. One credit hour. Spring only.

CNMG 4174 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
Prerequisite concurrent: CNMG 4374. Analysis of experimental data, basic electrical measurements and sensing devices, pressure measurement, flow measurement, temperature measurement, data acquisition and processing, report writing and presentation, design of experiments. Two hours lab. One credit hour. Cross listed as SYEN 4174. Spring only. No longer offered.

CNMG 4176 Mechanics of Materials Laboratory
Prerequisite concurrent: CNMG 4376 or consent of instructor. Analysis of experimental data, basic electrical measurements and sensing devices, force measurement, torque measurement, strain measurement, motion measurement, vibration measurement, data acquisition and processing, report writing and presentation, design of experiments. Two hours lab. One credit hour. Cross listed as SYEN 4176. No longer offered.

CNMG 4185 Professional Engineering Seminar
Prerequisites: CNMG 1385 and either 4351, 4354, 4357, 4362, 4371, or consent of instructor. Restricted to students within two semesters of graduation who have passed, or are registered to take, the FE and AC exams, or consent of instructor. This course explores the Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the 21st Century, as developed by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Students learn about the importance of engineering licensure and constructor certification, gain an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility, enhance the ability to function on a multidisciplinary team, and begin preliminary work on the senior design project, which continues in CNMG 4285. Three hours lab. One credit hour. Fall only.

CNMG 4245 Construction Management Capstone
Prerequisites: Restricted to students in the final semester of the construction management or construction engineering program. A capstone course. Students develop and organize construction companies. Project contracts are awarded and contract administration is required. Two hours lecture. Two credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4285 Engineering Design Project
Prerequisite: CNMG 4185. Restricted to students in the final semester of one of the engineering programs. Continuation of CNMG 4185. Prepare for engineering practice by designing a major architectural, environmental, or civil engineering project, based on knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work and incorporating appropriate engineering codes and standards, and multiple realistic constraints (e.g., economic, ethical, safety). One hour lecture, three hours lab. Two credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4310 Construction Financial Management
Prerequisites: ACCT 2310 and CNMG 3339, or consent of the instructor. Concepts and principles of construction financial management: construction financial systems and transactions, financial statements, depreciation analysis. labor burden, overhead determination, bid profit margins, and profit center analysis. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4311 Estimating II
Prerequisites: CNMG 3339 or consent of instructor. Advanced applications and concepts of construction project estimating. Topics include computer aided estimating, correcting estimating errors, labor and equipment productivity, risk adjustment to price, pricing by asset utilization, mark-up, and ethics. Students compete in mock bids on different types of construction projects. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4315 Construction Business Operations
Prerequisite: CNMG 3339, or consent of the instructor. The course will identify and explore the tasks required for the successful operation of a construction company. Beginning with start-up, the course will study and participate in the operation of a medium size construction through a fiscal year. Course work will include daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual tasks. The course will cover portions of the Arkansas Contractor’s Licensing requirements. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4318 Advanced BIM
Prerequisites: CNMG 2314, 2318, and 2333, or consent of instructor. Building information modeling (BIM) functions will be used for complex commercial construction; topographic information of sites, project datums, quantities and properties of building components, building sustainability analysis, documenting projects, and detailing of MEP or structural designs; Rendering of exterior and interior views. Two hours lecture and two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4321 Reinforced Concrete Design
Prerequisite: CNMG 3312 or consent of instructor. Behavior and design of reinforced concrete elements, including beams, columns, slabs, footings, foundations, and retaining walls; introduction to prestressed concrete design. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4322 Building Structure Design
Prerequisites: CNMG 3321 and 3322, or consent of instructor. Introduction to design and analysis of steel and concrete building structures. Student will study beams, columns, and tension components including fasteners and welds constructed from high strength structural steel following the AISC Manual, during the first half of the course. Reinforced concrete design and analysis procedures for rectangular beams and slabs for bending and shear loads and axially loaded round and square long columns will be studied during the second half of the course. The provisions of the ACI Code will be followed. Concrete prestressed beam technology will be included as well as steel rebar development. Two hours lecture and two hours problem lab. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4323 Construction Administration
Prerequisites: CNMG 1305 and junior standing, or consent of instructor. An introduction to construction project control and administration through computer applications. Topics include project team development, standard agreements, contract documents utilization, record keeping, submittals, subcontract management, purchasing, expediting, change orders, claims, progress payments, closeout, and internet-based project control. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4325 Project Quality Control (QC) and Submittals
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the final semester of the construction management program. Project scope identification, management, and control; scope breakdown and submittal management in the identification of quality control issues related to the estimate and scope procurement process. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4327 Temporary Structures
Prerequisites: CNMG 3321 and 3322 or consent of instructor. The study of engineering standards, designs, practices, and procedures for erecting temporary structures used to facilitate construction. Topics include earth-retaining structures, slurry walls, dewatering, underpinning, scaffolding, formwork, falsework and shoring, bracing and guying for stability. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4329 Construction Planning and Scheduling
Prerequisite: CNMG 3339 or consent of instructor. An in-depth study of the process of creating and monitoring a construction project schedule. Creation of project schedules on a variety of scheduling software. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4334 Construction Contracts and Law
Prerequisites: senior standing and CNMG 4323, or consent of instructor. A study of construction contracts in relation to project delivery systems and the basic principles of construction law. Case studies are used to analyze selected areas that affect the construction process. Topics include standard agreements and conditions, negligence, risk, indemnities, modifications, mechanics lien, claims, dispute resolution, conflicts of interest, ethical consideration, and labor law. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4342 Construction Safety
Prerequisites: junior standing or higher, or consent of instructor. A study of the principles of construction safety management and OSHA 29 CFR PART 1926. The OSHA Construction Industry Training Course 500 topics covered in depth. Students develop a company safety plan and hazardous communications program, perform safety analysis, conduct safety meetings, and write accident investigation reports. Students complete the topic requirements for the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour Construction Safety and Health training card. Two hours lecture and two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4351 Foundation Design
Prerequisite: CNMG 3347 or consent of instructor. A brief review of introductory soil mechanics followed by complete hands-on laboratory testing of sample soils for consolidation and tri-axial shear. The major portion of the course is composed of selected geotechnical aspects of foundation design, including both shallow and deep foundations. Topics include: ultimate bearing capacity, allowable bearing capacity, consolidation settlement of shallow foundations, pile foundations for bearing and friction piles, lateral earth pressure and retaining wall design, foundation design on difficult soil s, and specialty soil improvement and ground modification. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4354 Highway Engineering
Prerequisite: CNMG 2316 or consent of instructor. An introduction to highway engineering and traffic analysis. Topics include geometric design of highways, pavement design, traffic flow, highway capacity, level-of-service analysis, traffic control devices and safety, travel demand and traffic forecasting. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4357 Water and Wastewater Engineering
Prerequisites: CNMG 3374, or consent of instructor. An introduction to drinking water treatment and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment. Topics include coagulation; flocculation; softening; ion exchange; membrane filtration; sedimentation; filtration; disinfection; wastewater microbiology; primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment of wastewater; and residuals management. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4361 Green Construction
Prerequisite: Junior standing or higher. Overview of design and construction delivery systems for high performance green buildings; relevant criteria and established guidelines; green standards; high performance green buildings and sustainability; vocabulary associated with sustainability and green buildings; physical limitations of materials. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4362 Water Resources Engineering
Prerequisites: CNMG 3374 and ERSC 4372, or consent of instructor. Analysis and design of hydraulic facilities including water supply and distribution systems, stormwater and wastewater collection systems, pumps and turbines, open channels, culverts, and groundwater wells. Analysis of rainfall and river flow; surface and subsurface water storage. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4364 Air Pollution Engineering
Prerequisites: CNMG 3357 and CHEM 1403, or consent of instructor. The study of the fundamental principles of air pollution, sources, effects, and management mechanisms. Discussion of air quality standards, regulations and criteria; meteorological factors and dispersion modeling. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4366 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
Prerequisites: CNMG 3357 or consent of instructor. Overview of fundamental principles related to solid and hazardous waste management including collection, handling, costs and disposal. Discussion of rules, regulations and management systems for proper destruction, immobilization and control of solid and hazardous wastes. Evaluation of engineering systems to minimize costs and assessment of environmental impact of management system. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4368 Environmental Risk Assessment
Prerequisites: BIOL 2401 and CNMG 3357, or consent of instructor. Concurrent Prerequisites: STAT 3352 or consent of instructor. Fundamentals of risk assessment, including ecological and human risk and applications in environmental engineering. Topics include hazard identification, dose response assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterization. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4369 Soil and Groundwater Remediation
Prerequisites: CNMG 3357. Prerequiste Concurrent: ERSC 4473. Overview of fundamental principles related to groundwater and soil remediation. Discussion of physical, chemical, and biological remediation technologies for contaminated groundwater and soil by in-situ and ex-situ applications. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4371 Structural Steel Design
Prerequisite: CNMG 3312 or consent of instructor. Behavior and design of structural steel elements, including connectors, tension and compression members, columns, and braced and unbraced beams; members under combined forces; joints and connecting elements; connections. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4374 Fluid Mechanics
Prerequisites: CNMG 3370 and MATH 3322, or consent of instructor. Prerequisite concurrent: CNMG 3378 or consent of instructor. Properties of fluids, pressure and fluid statics, fluid kinematics, Bernoulli and energy equations, momentum, dimensional analysis, flow in pipes, differential analysis, approximation of the Navier-Stokes equation, drag and lift, compressible flow, open channel flow, turbomachinery, CFD. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4374. No longer offered.

CNMG 4376 Mechanics of Materials
Prerequisites: CNMG 3370, and 1313 or 3372, or consent of instructor. Stress, strain, axial loading, torsion, pure bending, analysis and design of beams, shearing stresses in beams and thin-walled members, transformation of stress and strain, principal stresses, deflection of beams, columns, energy methods. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4376. No longer offered.

CNMG 4379 Heat Transfer
Prerequisites: CNMG 3374 or 4374, or consent of instructor. Prerequisite concurrent: MATH 3322, or consent of instructor. Steady and transient heat conduction; forced, natural, and multiphase convection; heat exchanger design and analysis; radiation heat transfer; mass transfer. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4379. No longer offered.

CNMG 4380 Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) Engineering Fundamentals
Prerequisite: CNMG 2274 or SYEN/CNMG 3378, or consent of instructor. Fundamentals of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) engineering; refrigeration cycles; psychrometrics; indoor air quality and ventilation; heating and cooling loads. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross-listed as SYEN 4380. Spring only.

CNMG 4381 Thermal Powerplant Engineering
Prerequisite: CNMG 2274 or SYEN/CNMG 3378, or consent of instructor. Thermodynamics of combustion and power cycles; internal combustion engines; steam turbine powerplants; gas turbine powerplants; combined cycle powerplants; introduction to alternative energy systems. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4381. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4389/5389 Professional Engineering Licensure
Prerequisite concurrent: Senior standing and registration for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, or consent of instructor. Legal, regulatory, and ethical issues related to the practice of engineering; preparation for engineering licensure examinations. Two hours lecture. Three hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4389/5389. No longer offered.

CNMG 4391 Cooperative Education
Prerequisites: junior standing, declared major in construction management or construction engineering, and cumulative GPA of at least 2.50; approval of assignment by department chairperson. Requires at least 200 contact hours on the job. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4395 Professional Development
Prerequisites: senior standing and consent of instructor. Partnerships between students and nonprofit community organizations will be established. Students use skills in construction management or construction engineering to assist with construction-related projects. Service hours will be established at the beginning of the course. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4199, 4299, 4399 Special Topics in Construction
Prerequisites: consent of instructor based on relevance of subject matter to student career goals. Designed to meet special needs of students or industry to cover application of construction management or construction engineering to specific problems. Meets equivalent of one hour per week for each credit hour value. May be taken more than once for credit. One, two, or three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 5329 Construction Planning and Scheduling
Prerequisite: CNMG 4211 or equivalent. An in-depth study of the process of creating and monitoring a construction project schedule. Creation of project schedules on a variety of scheduling software, with primary focus on Primavera. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Dual-listed in the UALR Undergraduate Catalog as CNMG 4329. Students cannot receive graduate credit for CNMG 5329 if they have previously taken CNMG 4329.

CNMG 5334 Construction Contracts and Law
A study of construction contracts in relation to project delivery systems and the basic principles of construction law. Case studies are used to analyze selected areas that affect the construction process. Topics include standard agreements and conditions, negligence, risk, indemnities, modifications, mechanics lien, claims, dispute resolution, conflicts of interest, ethical consideration, and labor law. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Dual-listed in the UALR Undergraduate Catalog as CNMG 4334. Students cannot receive graduate credit for CNMG 5334 if they have previously taken CNMG 4334.

CNMG 5342 Construction Safety
A study of the principles of construction safety management and OSHA 29 CFR PART 1926. The OSHA Construction Industry Training Course 500 topics covered in depth. Students develop a company safety plan and hazardous communications program, perform safety analysis, conduct safety meetings, and write accident investigation reports. Students complete the topic requirements for the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour Construction Safety and Health training card. Two hours lecture and two hours lab. Three credit hours. Dual-listed in the UALR Undergraduate Catalog as CNMG 4342. Students cannot receive graduate credit for CNMG 5342 if they have previously taken CNMG 4342.

CNMG 5361 Green Construction
Overview of design and construction delivery systems for high performance green buildings; relevant criteria and established guidelines; green standards; high performance green buildings and sustainability; vocabulary associated with sustainability and green buildings; physical limitations of materials. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Dual-listed in the UALR Undergraduate Catalog as CNMG 4361. Students cannot receive graduate credit for CNMG 5361 if they have previously taken CNMG 4361.

CNMG 5389 Professional Engineering Licensure
Prerequisite concurrent: Registration for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, or consent of instructor. Legal, regulatory, and ethical issues related to the practice of engineering; preparation for engineering licensure examinations. Two hours lecture. Three hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 5389. Dual listed in the UALR Undergraduate Catalog as CNMG 4389. Students cannot receive graduate credit for CNMG 5389 if they have previously taken CNMG 4389. No longer offered.

CNMG 7318 BIM and 4D Simulation
Prerequisite: CNMG 4218 or equivalent. Advanced techniques of using Building Information Modeling (BIM) together with scheduling control to do 4D simulation. Potential applications of computer and information systems in construction industry. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 7345 Applied Construction Management
Prerequisites: CNMG 4211 and CNMG 5329 or equivalent, or consent of the instructor. This course discusses design, development, estimating, scheduling, contracting, and administering small construction projects, including extensive site and feasibility analyses. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 7376 International Construction Business Management
Construction contracting , with emphasis on international economics, marketing , contracts, design, and specifications. Issues of local construction techniques, construction marketing, international construction, sustainability, global economics, and influence on construction of local culture, traditions, architecture, history, and political climate. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 7399 Special Topics
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor. Selected advanced topics in construction. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 8100, 8200, 8300, 8400, 8500, 8600 Construction Management Master’s Thesis
Prerequisites: graduate standing, completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in the MS in construction management program, or consent of the thesis advisor. Scholarly investigation of
a selected problem in an area related to construction management culminating in a written thesis and an oral defense. A maximum of six hours may be applied toward the MS degree. Variable credit of one to six hours.