Students benefit from several asphalt and other pavement courses in the civil engineering program at Iowa State University.

Courses, for undergraduate and graduate students, cover topics such as pavement preservation and rehabilitation, design of concretes, and advanced asphalt materials.

Sample course: Civil Engineering 489/589

CE 489/589 includes an overview and the selection of materials used in pavement preservation and rehabilitation strategies. It covers evaluating the suitability of preservation and rehabilitation strategies based on existing structure, pavement distresses and non-condition factors.