The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

CIVE 4348 Highway Engineering

Theory and practice in highway design; advanced concepts of the design of streets and highways; highway classification and design criteria; location studies; advanced concepts of the design of vertical and horizontal alignment; intersections and highway drainage elements design criteria; theory and practice in pavement design; pavement performance; structural design of pavement layers; types of materials used in pavement layers; characterization of pavement layer materials; introduction to pavement management concepts.




Minimum grade of 'C' in CIVE 3345 and CIVE 3475.

Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of Civil Engineering


Spring (only)