Engineering Technology/Civil Technology Career

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Civil Concentration)

Credits required 66/70

Dean

Sarmad Saman, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Eileen Young, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Technology, eileen.young@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: TE

Concentration Code: CTE

Program Goals Statement

This concentration prepares students to work as technicians in the private and public sector for civil engineering consulting firms, construction companies, land developers, public works agencies, highway departments, and surveyors.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Information

  • Students receive many hours of hands-on experience as well as exposure to background theory in modern laboratories and computer labs taught by faculty with many years of professional experience.
  • Students may complete math prerequisites at BCC.

After BCC

  • Alumni work for land development companies, surveyors, and city, town, and state governments.
  • If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs website at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Oral Communication

Degree Requirements

General Courses

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Elective Courses – Choose one Global Awareness elective

ART 105Survey of Art History I: Ancient through Renaissance Art

3 credits

ART 106Survey of Art History II: Modern Art

3 credits

SOC 101Principles of Sociology

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 252The Sociology of Human Relations

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose one Humanities elective

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

PHL 152Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions in a Modern World

3 credits

Or

Foreign Language Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Core Courses

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

CAD 128Civil Drafting and Design

3 credits

EGR 124Soils and Foundations

3 credits

EGR 125Construction Estimating

3 credits

EGR 221Surveying I

4 credits

EGR 222Surveying II

4 credits

EGR 251Statics

3 credits

EGR 254Mechanics of Materials and Structures

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:27

Choose one of the following

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

 

Core Electives

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Technical Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:9-12

First Technical Elective: Choose from EGR only

Second and Third Technical Electives: Choose from EGR, CAD, CED, CHM 113, GIS, MTH 214, PHY

Math and Science Courses

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

MTH 142Technical Mathematics II

4 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:10-12

For students with adequate mathematics preparedness and interested in transfer, MTH 152

and MTH 172 may be substituted for MTH 141 and MTH 142

Suggested Technical Electives

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

CAD 1253D Architecture, Building, and Landscape Design

3 credits

CAD 122Architectural Drawing

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

CED 220Cooperative Work Experience II

3 credits

And

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

Or

PHY 102Technical Physics II

4 credits

And

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

EGR 172Material Science

4 credits

EGR 123Green Building Practices

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

EGR 125Construction Estimating

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits

Or

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

Or

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

EGR 124Soils and Foundations

3 credits

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 142Technical Mathematics II

4 credits

Or

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

Technical Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Summer

Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads.

 

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

EGR 221Surveying I

4 credits

EGR 251Statics

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

CAD 128Civil Drafting and Design

3 credits

Technical Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

EGR 222Surveying II

4 credits

EGR 254Mechanics of Materials and Structures

4 credits

Technical Elective

3 credits

Global Awareness Elective

3 credits

Humanities Elective

3 credits

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