Norwich University Master Of Civil Engineering Webinar

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Brief overview of Norwich University and Master of Civil Engineering Program - Presented by Dr. Thomas Descoteaux, Program Director

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  • The presenter for this webinar will be Thomas Descoteaux, Program Director for the Master of Civil Engineering program at Norwich University.Tom earned his PhD in Civil Engineering from The University of Connecticut. Prior to joining Norwich he spent ten years as a member of the Civil Engineering Department at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He is a registered Professional Engineer, a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers' Curricula Committee and the American Society for Engineering Education. I would now like to welcome Dr. Descoteaux.
  • Norwich University Master Of Civil Engineering Webinar

    1. 1. Master of Civil Engineering Webinar<br />
    2. 2. Introduction<br />Presenters<br />Thomas J. Descoteaux, PhD, PE<br />Program Director<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />2<br />
    3. 3. Presentation Agenda<br />Part One: Master of Civil Engineering<br />Part Two: Norwich University<br />3<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.800.460.5597 ext. 3369<br />
    4. 4. Power of Online Learning<br /><ul><li>Collaborative/Asynchronous learning
    5. 5. Online access to NU’s Kreitzberg Library
    6. 6. 100 online databases
    7. 7. Over 35,000 full-text electronic journals
    8. 8. 45,000 eBooks
    9. 9. Document Delivery Service if unavailable </li></ul> online <br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />4<br />
    10. 10. Power of Online Learning<br /><ul><li>24/7 help desk support for technical issues within the online classroom
    11. 11. Cost of textbooks included in fees and mailed directly to you prior to each seminar</li></ul>To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />5<br />
    12. 12. MCE Program Overview<br />
    13. 13. MCE Learning Outcomes<br />7<br /><ul><li>Students will demonstrate the ability to solve real-world problems through the application of engineering fundamentals, mathematics, natural and social sciences, humanities, and technology.
    14. 14. Students will demonstrate the ability to work professionally in team environments to design and construct both structural and environmental systems.</li></ul>To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    15. 15. MCE Learning Outcomes<br />8<br /><ul><li>Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form.
    16. 16. Students will demonstrate an understanding of professional life and will recognize the need for professionals and citizens in an evolving global society to pursue a course of life-long learning.</li></ul>To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    17. 17. MCE Program Features<br />9<br /><ul><li>First civil engineering program in the U.S.
    18. 18. Immediate return on your investment
    19. 19. Experienced and participative faculty
    20. 20. Design portfolio</li></ul> This enables you, the faculty, and your program director to see, at a glance, the extensive growth you have experienced throughout this rigorous program. Your portfolio is presented to the faculty during Seminar Six as one of the final requirements for your degree.<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    21. 21. MCE Curriculum<br />Six, 11-week seminars (6 credit hours each)<br />One seminar at a time, 2-week break between seminars <br />Complete in as little as 18 months, total of 36 credit hours (if pre-requisites are not required)<br />10<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    22. 22. MCE Curriculum<br />11<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    23. 23. Program Concentrations<br />Structural<br />Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM)<br />Structural design in steel, concrete, and timber<br />Structural dynamics<br />2-D and 3-D framing <br />12<br /><ul><li>Static, dynamic, and matrix analysis of structures
    24. 24. Strength and serviceability issues</li></ul>To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    25. 25. Program Concentrations<br />Environmental/Water Resources<br />Physical, chemical, and biological concepts<br /> Water and wastewater treatment<br />Storm water management issues and flood control<br />13<br /><ul><li>Land development and urbanization</li></ul>To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    26. 26. Program Concentrations<br />Geotechnical – TENTATIVE<br />Soil mechanics andfoundation engineering<br />Earthquake engineering andsoil stabilization<br />Mineralogy, fluid flow through porous media<br />Classical earth pressure theories<br />14<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    27. 27. About Norwich University<br />
    28. 28. About Norwich University<br /><ul><li>Located in Northfield, Vermont in the heart of the Green Mountains
    29. 29. Professional and liberal arts programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels
    30. 30. Current Enrollment:
    31. 31. 2,000 Undergraduate Level
    32. 32. 1,800 Graduate Level</li></ul>16<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    33. 33. School of Graduate Studies<br />One of the first universities to <br />offer full degrees online (1997)<br />Nine online programs<br />Alumni network of 1,500 <br />professionals<br />17<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    34. 34. History & Tradition<br /><ul><li>Established in 1819 by </li></ul> Captain Alden Partridge <br /><ul><li>First private military institution in the nation
    35. 35. Proud military heritage</li></ul>Birthplace of the ROTC<br />Corps of Cadets was one of the first to accept women – NU has always been progressive and inclusive!<br />18<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    36. 36. Accreditation & Rankings<br />Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)<br />In 2009, U.S. News & World Report <br /> ranked Norwich University as one of <br /> the Best Universities for a Master’s <br /> Degree in the North<br />19<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    37. 37. Residency<br />Meet fellow classmates and support staff<br />Present Design Portfolio<br />Networking activities<br />Faculty presentations<br />Academic Recognition Ceremony<br />Graduation Ceremony<br />20<br />To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />
    38. 38. Contact Us<br />Do you have further questions regarding Norwich University’s Master of Civil Engineering program?<br />21<br /><ul><li>Web: www.civilengineering.norwich.edu
    39. 39. Email: mce@grad.norwich.edu
    40. 40. Phone: 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369</li></ul>To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1-800-460-5597 ext. 3369<br />

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