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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog (2017 - 2018)

Civil Technology (Certificate)


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Certificate

Program Description

The Civil Technology Certificate prepares the graduate to work with professional engineers and surveyors in the design, drafting and layout of buildings, roads and utilities.  This program uses Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) software to facilitate the design and drafting of site plans.  Students will also learn about and how to use survey equipment. 

Career Opportunities

  • Junior Designer
  • CADD Technician
  • Survey CADD Technician
  • CAD Operators

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of CAD and CADD software and its commands for the creation of drawings.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to create civil site and utility plans with CADD software.
  3. Identify civil symbols, hatching and line work used in the creation of civil plans.
  4. Demonstrate strong communication, critical thinking, and team participation skills by describing how to relate drawing and design information to the public and contractors, communicate effectively with engineers and other professionals and use interpersonal and team building skills for effective co-worker and client relationships.

Obtaining the Certificate

To earn the certificate, students must:

  • Matriculate into the program.
  • Satisfactorily complete all certificate requirements.

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