COLLEGE OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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ROCHESTER INSTITUTE
OF TECHNOLOGY

MINOR
PROGRAM
PROPOSAL

FORM



COLLEGE OF APPLIED S
CIENCE

AND TECHNOLOGY


Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management
and
Safety


Name of Minor:

Structural Design


Brief description of the minor to be used in university publications


The Structural Design minor will broaden the learning experiences and professional opportunities
of non
-
Civil Engineering Technology majors by
creating a focus in structur
al design and analysis
of steel and

concrete

structure
.

It also introduced

related design codes.

This minor is designed to
most readily accommodate students with a mechanical engineering technology or mechanical
engineering pre
paration.


1.0 Minor Program
Approvals



Approval request date:

Approval granted date:

Academic Unit Curriculum Committee

1
-
22
-
2012

1
-
22
-
2012

College Curriculum Committee



Inter
-
College Curriculum Committee




2.0
Rationale:

A minor at RIT is a related set of academic courses consisting of no fewer than 15 semester
credit hours leading to a formal designation on a student's baccalaureate transcript


How
is this set of academic courses related
?


The courses
in this minor
represent the full structural design sequence and related electives
offered in RIT’s Civil Engineering Technology BS program.

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3.0
Multidisciplinary involvement:


If this is a multidisciplinary minor spanning two or more academic units, list the units and their role
in offering and managing this minor.


N/A




2

4.0
Students ineligible to pursue this minor
:


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5.0
Minor Program Structure, Sequence and Course Offering Schedule:

D
escribe the st
ructure of the proposed minor and
list all co
urses,
their anticipated offering schedule
,

and any prerequisites.


Narrative of Minor Program Structure:

Students are introduced to the elements of structures and structural analysis and then move on to
steel

and concrete design. Student can then choose to expand this background to include timber
design or move on to applied design in bridges and masonry structures.

This minor consi
sts of 16 semester credit hours; it

is a discipline
-
based minor

which i
ncludes
on
e

200
-
level, one 300
-
level and three 400
-
level courses.

All courses are offered at least once each
year.


Course Number & Title

SCH

Required

Optional

(elective)

Fall

Spring

Annual/
Bie
n
n
i
al

Prerequisites

CAST
-
CVET
-
230

Elementary Structures

3

X



X

A

CVET
-
220

or
equivalent

CAST
-
CVET
-
330

Struct. Anal & Dynamics

4

X


X


A

CVET
-
220

CAST
-
CVET
-
431

Structural Design
-

Steel

3

X


X


A

CVET
-
330

CAST
-
CVET
-
432

Structural Design


Reinforced Concrete

3

X



X

A

CVET
-
330

CAST
-
CVET
-
433

Structural Timber Design

3


X

X


A

CVET
-
330

CAST
-
CVET
-
434

Design of Highway
Bridges


X


X

A

CVET
-
330, 431,
432

CAST
-
CVET
-
435

Prestressed Concrete



X


X

A

CVET
-
330

CAST
-
CVET
-
436

Masonry Structures


X

X


A

CVET
-
330

Total credit hours:


16



Name of Minor

in Semester Calendar
:

Structural Design

Name of Minor in Quarter Calendar:

Structural Design

Name of Certifying Academic Unit:

Civil
Engin
.

Tech
.
, Envir
.

M
g
mt
.

and Safety




3

Minor

Course Conversion Table: Quarter Calendar and Semester Calendar

Comparison

QUARTER: Current
Minor

Courses

SEMESTER: Converted
Minor

Courses


Course
#

Course Title

QCH

Course
#

Course Title

SCH

Comments

0608
-
380

Elementary Structures

4

CAST
-
CVET
-
230

Elementary Structure

3


0608
-
490

Structural Analysis

4

CAST
-
CVET
-
330

Structural Analysis &
Dynamics

4


0608
-
497

Structural Steel
Design

4

CAST
-
CVET
-
431

Structural Design
-

Steel

3


0608
-
496

Reinforced Concrete
Design

4

CAST
-
CVET
-
432

Structural Design


Reinforced Concrete

3


0608
-
470

Timber Design

4

CAST
-
CVET
-
433

Structural Timber
Design

3