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The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology program prepares students in planning, designing and building infrastructure and facilities. Civil engineering technologists work in areas such as transportation, water systems, utilities, structures, pollution control, surveying, soil mechanics and foundations.

The B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology curriculum requires the successful completion of 128 credits. It includes mathematics, basic sciences, English composition and communications, humanities and social sciences, and technical courses.

Educational Objectives

The B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology program will produce graduates who:

  • Enter into and advance their careers in the planning, design, construction, operation or maintenance of buildings and infrastructures utilizing their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in analyzing and designing systems or structures, specifying construction methods and materials, performing cost estimates and analyses, inspecting and managing civil projects.
  • Continue their formal education and obtain advanced degrees such as M.S. in Construction Management, M.B.A (Industrial Management), M.S. in Environmental Studies, M.S. in Technology Management or other related fields.
  • Continue to conduct themselves as both responsible professionals and global citizens, who are aware of and understand ethical issues and societal needs and problems.

Student Outcomes

Each civil engineering technology graduate will demonstrate the following attributes and achievements as required by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET upon or before graduation:

  • An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  • An ability to design systems, components, or processes meeting specified needs for broadly-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  • An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in broadly-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  • An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results to improve processes; and
  • An ability to function effectively as a member as well as a leader on technical teams.

Degree Plan

1st Semester (15 credits)

2nd Semester (17 credits)

3rd Semester (17 credits)

4th Semester (18 credits)

5th Semester (15 credits)

6th Semester (15 credits)

7th Semester (15 credits)

8th Semester (16 credits)

  • EGTG3270 Environment & Land Use Planning
  • EGTC4260 Contracts & Specifications
  • EGTC4272 Advanced Steel Design
  • EGTC4385 Civil Technology Design Project
  • Technical Electives (6 credits)

TECHNICAL ELECTIVES: The student must take 6 credits of technical electives, to be chosen from the following list:

Other technical electives may be taken with prior approval from a program advisor. Up to 6 credits for work experience may be used in place of Technical Electives.

Program Enrollment and Degree Data:

The official fall term enrollment figures (head count) of the B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology program for the last five academic years and the number of degrees conferred during each of those years.

Academic Year Enrollment Year Total Degrees Awarded
1st 2nd 3rd 4th
2018 -2019 FT 2 5 6 10 23 Not yet available
PT     1   1
2017 -2018 FT 6 5 10 8 29 12
PT   1   3 4
2016 -2017 FT 14 6 9 13 42 15
PT   1   2 3
2015 -2016 FT 22 12 11 8 53 14
PT 1     4 5
2014-2015 FT 20 15 5 12 52 10
PT 1     1 2

FT- full time, PT- part time


Course Descriptions