NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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Civil Engineering Technology Specialization AL  

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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in the construction industry as an engineering technician or for those individuals already employed who seek to expand their knowledge or skills. Occupational objectives include structural draftsman, construction supervisor or foreman, and civil engineering technician.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC133Materials/Methods of
   Construction I3
CIV171Surveying I3
   CSC110Intro. to Computing or
   ETR106 Basic Programming Applied to
   Electrical/Electronic Calc. or
   MEC127 Computer Prog. for Egr. Tech.2-3
EGR115Engineering Graphics or
   ARC121 Architecture Drafting I2-3
   ENG111College Composition3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   ARC134Materials/Methods of Construc. II 3
CIV172Surveying II 3
   DRF152Engineering Drawing Fund. II or 
   ARC122 Arch. Drafting II 3
   DRF201Computer Aided Drafting & Design I 4
MTH166Precalculus with Trigonometry 5

Total Credits/Semester15-1718

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

CIV225Soil Mechanics2
CIV226Soil Mechanics Lab1
   EGR130Statics & Strength of Materials5
   PHY201General College Physics I4
___Social Science Elective3
CIV210Structural Systems 5
CIV228Concrete Technology 2
CIV229Concrete Lab 1
___Social Science Elective 3
   SPDElective 3
   ___Technical Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1617

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology with a Specialization in Civil Engineering Technology = 66-68.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 CIV classes are offered only on the Alexandria Campus.

2 DRF 151 may be substituted for EGR 115.

3 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, 207, 208, 216 or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

4 MTH 163-164 Precalculus I-II may be substituted for MTH 166.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (included anthropology).

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