WOULD you like a career in CIVIL ENGINEERING?
The Civil Engineering Technology program provides students with the skills and knowledge required to enter the field of civil engineering as a technologist or a technician. The focus of this program is in the areas of structural analysis, site development and surveying. Primary emphasis is placed on structural design and analysis of steel, concrete and timber structures with certification by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) as a Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I. In addition, students use topographic surveying equipment and global positioning system (GPS) satellite receivers to define property boundaries, highway rights of way, parking lots, retention ponds, residential developments and elevations. Further emphasis is placed on site investigation, soil foundation design, soil properties, stress, settlement, compaction, and stabilization of soils. Students also become proficient in computer aided design with AutoCAD™.