NVCC 1997-1998 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree 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, civil engineering technician.

Recommended Preparation: Two years of high school algebra and geometry.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ARC133Materials & Meth. of Constr. I3
CIV171Surveying I3
   CSC110Intro. to Computing or ETR 106
   Basic Programming Applied to
   Electrical/Electronic Calc. or
   MEC 127 Computer Prog. for Engr. Tech.
EGR115Engineering Graphics or ARC 121
   Architecture Drafting I2-3
   ENG111College Composition I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   ARC134Materials & Meth. of Constr. II 3
CIV172Surveying II 3
   DRF152Engineering Drawing Fund. II or 
   ARC 122 Arch. Drafting II 3
   DRF231Computer Aided Drafting I 3
MTH166Precalculus with Trigonometry 5

Total Credits/Semester15-1717

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

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

Total Credits/Semester1617

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Civil Engineering Technology = 65-67.

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 220, 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 Social science courses may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

6 Technical electives may be selected from ARC, CIV, EGR, ETR, or PHY prefixes. MEC 210 (which is offered only on Annandale Campus) may also be selected. Approval of you advisor is required.

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