Architectural and Civil Technology Career

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Architectural and Civil Technology)

Credits required 60/62

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: ACT

Program Goals Statement

This concentration prepares students to work as technicians for engineering consulting firms, structural engineers, architects, bridge inspectors, contractors and structural manufacturing companies.

Program Information

  • Students learn in modern laboratories on the latest computers and software and are taught by faculty with many years of professional experience. Students receive many hours of hands-on experience as well as exposure to background theory.
  • Students who haven’t taken basic math courses in high school may complete math prerequisites at BCC.

After BCC

  • Graduates work as home building contractors, design construction technicians, structural computer-aided designers, and industrial and commercial building fabricators.
  • If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, visit the Transfer Affairs website at BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Oral Communication

Degree Requirements

General Education Courses

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

ARC 201Introduction to American Architecture

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Social Phenomenon - Choose one

ART 106Survey of Art History II: Modern Art

3 credits

GVT 111U.S. Government

3 credits

GVT 112Comparative Government

3 credits

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

HST 257History of Modern East Asia (China and Japan)

3 credits

PSY 271Global Leadership

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

Historical Awareness - Choose One

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Program Courses

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

CAD 122Architectural Drawing

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

Program Courses - Choose one

EGR 102Introduction to Sustainable and Green Energy Technologies

3 credits

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Program Electives - Choose one

CAD 128Civil Drafting and Design

3 credits

CAD 1253D Architecture, Building, and Landscape Design

3 credits

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience

3 credits

CHM 113Fundamentals of Chemistry I

4 credits

EGR 226Legals Aspects of Boundary Surveying

3 credits

EGR 244Water Supply and Hydrology

4 credits

GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3 credits

EGR 299Engineering Projects

3 credits

PHY 102Technical Physics II

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-8

Math and Science Courses

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:14-16

For students with adequate mathematic preparedness and interested in transfer, PHY 211 may be substituted for PHY 101

Choose two sequential Math Courses

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

MTH 215Calculus II

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

EGR 125Construction Estimating

3 credits

PHY 101Technical Physics I

4 credits

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

Or

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

Or

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

EGR 124Soils and Foundations

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

Or

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

Or

MTH 215Calculus II

4 credits

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

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 - Fall Semester 3

EGR 221Surveying I

4 credits

EGR 251Statics

3 credits

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

Or

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

EGR 222Surveying II

4 credits

EGR 254Mechanics of Materials and Structures

4 credits

Social Phenomenon Elective

3 credits

CAD 122Architectural Drawing

3 credits

ARC 201Introduction to American Architecture

3 credits

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