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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Civil Engineering Technology Specialization
 
Associate of Applied Science 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 CAD 165 Architectural Blue-Print Reading 2-3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   17-18
2nd Semester
5___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
CAD 202 Computer Aided Drafting & 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
Total   18
3rd Semester
ARC 124 Architectural Graphics II or 3
  CAD  203  Computer Aided Drafting & Design III (Land Development Desktop)  
ARC 133 Construction Methodology & Procedures I 3
CAD 260 Computer Applications for Surveyors and 3
     Technicians (Land Development Desktop)  
EGR 130 Statics & Strength of Materials or 5
     6Technical Elective  
2PED/RPK PED/RPK    Elective 1
Total   15
4th Semester
8___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ARC 225 Site Planning & Technology 3
1CIV 228 Concrete Technology 2
1CIV 229 Concrete Lab 1
1CIV 210 CIV  210  Structural Systems or Technical Elective 5
7CST CST    Elective 3
Total   17
Total credits for the Civil Engineering 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 MTH 163-164, Precalculus I-II, may be substituted for MTH 166.

5 The social science elective may be selected from 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 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.

8 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.