NVCC 2004-2005 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Civil Engineering Technology Specialization 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.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

CIV

171

Surveying I

3

 

   DRF

201

Computer Aided Drafting and Design I

4

 

   EGR

115

Engineering Graphics or

 

 

   

DRF

165 Architectural Blue-Print Reading

2-3

 

   CSC

110

Introduction to Computing

3

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

CIV

172

Surveying II

 

3

 

CIV

225

Soil Mechanics

 

2

 

CIV

226

Soil Mechanics Laboratory

 

1

 

   DRF

202

Computer Aided Drafting & Design II

 

4

 

MTH

166

Precalculus with Trigonometry

 

5

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17-18

18

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ARC

122

Architectural Drafting II or

 

 

   

DRF

203 Computer Aided Drafting &

 

 

   

 

Design III (Land Development Desktop)

3

 

   ARC

133

Construction Methodology & Procedures I

3

 

   DRF

260

Computer Applications for Surveyors and

 

 

   

 

Technicians (Land Development Desktop)

3

 

   EGR

130

Statics & Strength of Materials or

 

 

 

 

5Technical Elective

5

 

PED

/RPK

 

1

 

 

   ARC

225

Site Planning & Technology

 

3

 

CIV

210

Structural Systems or

 

 

 

   

 

Technical Elective

 

5

 

CIV

228

Concrete Technology

 

2

 

CIV

229

Concrete Lab

 

1

 

HIS

101

History of Western Civilization I

 

3

 

SPD

 

Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

17

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology with a Specialization in Civil Engineering Technology = 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 MTH 163-164, Precalculus I-II, may be substituted for MTH 166.

4 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (included anthropology). Students planning to transfer should consider taking HIS 101-102 or HIS 111-112.

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

6 Or select HIS 102, 111-112, 255, or 256 with approval of faculty advisor.

7 The SPD elective may be selected from the following: SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, and SPD 229.

 

       
 
       

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