Division of Business and Engineering

Rail Transportation Engineering

Rail Transportation Engineering, B.S. (RTEAL)

Recommended Academic Plan

Semester 1Credits
MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus I4
ECON 102 or 104 (GS)3
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles3
CHEM 111 Experimental Chemistry I Lab1
EDSGN 100 Engineering Design & Graphics3
Total Credits17
Semester 2Credits
MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus II4
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech3
PHYS 211 (GN) Mechanics4
ENGL 015 or 030 (GWS) Rhetoric and Comp3
Total Credits17
Semester 3Credits
MATH 251 Ordinary & Partial Differential Equatns4
PHYS 212 (GN) Electricity & Magnetism4
E MCH 211 Statics3
GEOSC 001 Physical Geography3
Total Credits17
Semester 4Credits
MATH 220 Matrices2
CMPSC 201 Programming for Engineers3
E MCH 212 Dynamics3
E MCH 213 Strength of Materials3
GHA Gen Ed Health & Physical Activity3
ENGL 202C Technical Writing3
Total Credits17
Semester 5Credits
C E 310 Surveying3
RTE 301 RR Ind Overview & Econ Regulation3
RTE 303 Rail Operations & Safety3
RTE 305 RR Communication & Signals3
STAT 401 Experimental Methods3
Total Credits15
Semester 6Credits
C E 335 Soil Mechanics3
C E 360 Fluid Mechanics3
RTE 402 RR Operations Practicum3
RTE 302 RR Track Location, Const, & Maint3
C E 336 Materials3
C E 337 Materials Lab1
Total Credits16
Semester 7Credits
C E 333W Construction Management3
C E 340 Structural Analysis3
C E 332 Prof, Econ, & Const Proj Delivery3
RTE 403 RR Track Practicum3
RTE 404 RR Mechanical Practicum3
RTE 497 Senior Project Prep1
Total Credits16
Semester 8Credits
ACCTG 211 Finanical & Managerial Accounting4
Technical Elective - See list3
RTE 406 RR Capstone Project4
Total Credits17

Bold type indicates courses requiring a grade of C or higher.

GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy the University's Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.


Mr. Stephen L. Dillen
Instructor in Electrical Engineering
Business and Engineering

Office: 103F Sheetz Family Health Center
Phone: 814-940-3331