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Site Development
Career Studies Certificate
Offered through AL
CIP Code: 15.0201

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 opportunities 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. First-time-to-college students ages 17–24 must complete an SDV course within their first year 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
CIV 225 Soil Mechanics 2
CIV 226 Soil Mechanics Laboraroty 1
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics 2-3
  CAD  165  Architectural Blue-Print Reading  
Total   14-15
2nd Semester
ARC 225 Site Planning Technology 3
CAD 260 Computer Application for Surveyors & Technicians 3
CIV 280 Introduction to Environment Engineering 3
1___ Technical Elective 3
Total   12
Total credits for the Site Development Career Studies Certificate=26-27

1 Technical electives must be approved by the program academic advisor. Technical electives may be selected from the following: BL BLD 101, BLD 200, BLD 231, CIV 228 and CIV 229, or HRT 246.