Degree: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Program description. Engineering Technology offers a core curriculum with multiple concentrations: Civil Engineering , Electrical Construction Management , Electrical Engineering , Industrial Maintenance , Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering .
Civil Engineering concentration. The Civil Engineering concentration offers a core curriculum that provides an academic/technical foundation to train skilled individuals to function effectively as assistants to civil engineers, environmental engineers, architects, developers or construction managers. The Civil Engineering concentration offers three distinctive options: Architectural Design Technology, Construction Engineering Technology, and Surveying Technology.
Typical job opportunities (depending on the student’s choice of option within the Civil Engineering concentration): plans reviewer or building inspector, architectural drafter, construction site manager, construction supervisor, junior estimator, materials lab technician, engineering field representative, junior bridge inspector, field layout person, survey instrument person and GIS technician
Program goals. Upon completion of an Engineering Technology program, the graduate will have developed the skills, knowledge and abilities to accomplish the following:
- Apply basic engineering theories and concepts creatively to analyze and solve technical problems.
- Utilize with a high degree of knowledge and skill equipment, instruments, software, and technical reference materials currently used in industry.
- Communicate effectively using developed writing, speaking, and graphics skills.
- Assimilate and practice the concepts and principles of working in a team environment.
- Obtain employment within the discipline or matriculate to a four-year program in engineering or industrial technology
Contact: Engineering and Media Technologies, (865) 694-6483