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College Catalog 2014-2015

Land, Planning, Survey and Development
Career Studies Certificate
Offered through AL

Purpose:  The curriculum is designed to prepare students for either employment in civil engineering or construction industry, or to prepare for continuing education in Civil Engineering Technology, Urban and Landscape Planning or Construction Management. Occupational objectives may include civil engineering surveying, urban planning CAD operation, civil or construction engineering technician.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
BLD 165 Construction Field Operations 2
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting and Design I 4
CIV 171 Surveying I 3
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics 2
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
Total   14
2nd Semester
CAD 260 Computer Application for Surveyors & Technicians 3
CIV 172 Surveying II 3
CIV 261 Advanced Surveying 3
1___ Technical Elective 6
Total   15
Total credits for the Land, Planning, Survey and Development Career Studies Certificate=29

1Technical elective courses must be approved by the program academic advisor. Technical electives may be selected from the following: ARC 225, BLD 101, BLD 231, CIV 241, CAD 202, CAD 233, CAD 261.