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College Catalog 2014-2015

Civil Engineering Technology Specialization
Associate of Applied Science
Offered through AL

Purpose:  This curriculum is designed to prepare students for either employment in civil engineering or the construction industry as a technician or to provide a broad foundation for those individuals who wish to continue their education. Specialization is achieved through the selection of courses for the technical elective requirement. Graduates may seek employment as civil, structural, land planning CAD operators and civil or construction engineering technicians.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting and Design I 4
1CIV 171 Surveying I 3
CSC 110 Introduction to Computing 3
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics or 2-3
  CAD  165  Architectural Blueprint Reading  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17-18
2nd Semester
CAD 202 Computer Aided Drafting and Design II 4
1CIV 172 Surveying II 3
1CIV 225 Soil Mechanics 2
1CIV 226 Soil Mechanics Laboratory 1
4MTH 166 Precalculus with Trigonometry 5
5___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   18
3rd Semester
ARC 124 Architectural Graphics II or 3
  CAD  203  Computer Aided Drafting and Design III (Land Development Desktop)  
ARC 133 Construction Methodology and Procedures I 3
CAD 260 Computer Applications for Surveyors and Technicians
(Land Development Desktop)
EGR 130 Statics and Strength of Materials or 5
  Technical Elective6  
2PED/RPK Elective 1
Total   15
4th Semester
ARC 225 Site Planning and Technology 3
1CIV 210 Structural Systems or 5
  Technical Elective6  
1CIV 228 Concrete Technology 2
1CIV 229 Concrete Lab 1
7CST Elective 3
8___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Total   17
Total credits for the Civil Engineering Technology Specialization=67-68

1 CIV classes are offered only on the Alexandria Campus.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. Plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. Plus RPK 205, 216 or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 May substitute MTH 163-164.

5 See the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives. Students planning to transfer should consider taking HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112.

6 Technical elective must be approved by academic advisor. Acceptable courses include ARC 200, ART 121, BLD 231, CAD 195/295, CAD 233, or HRT 246.

7 Select from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.

8 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.