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  Academic Programs / Engineering

Civil and Construction Engineering Technology

P. Udo-Inyang, Program Coordinator
Room 530, Engineering and Architecture Building

215-204-7831

Program Goals and Objectives

The baccalaureate curriculum in Civil and Construction Engineering Technology prepares a student for a practitioner's role in construction management or structural design.

Graduates are qualified for jobs as structural designers and detailers, construction field supervisors, estimators, expediters, construction cost analysts, schedulers, plan examiners for government agencies that control construction, and liaison personnel in plant engineering departments of large manufacturing organizations. Day and evening courses are available; however, most technical courses are offered in the evening only. While the day program requires a minimum of four years, a completed evening program may extend over eight to twelve years. 

This program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission (TAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET) (* see address below)

* Address:
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc.
111 Market Pl., Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202
www.abet.org

Foundation Science and Math Courses in CCET

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Math C085 Calculus with Applications I 4 QB
Math 0086 Calculus with Applications II 4  
Math Elective Approved Math Electives 7  
Physics C083 College Physics I 4 SA
Physics C084 College Physics II 4 SB
Science Elective Geology or Chemistry 3  
Subtotal     26  

Required Communications, Humanities, and Social Science

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English C050 College Composition 3 CO
English W102 Technical Writing 3 WI
Economics C050 or C054 Economic Principles 3 IN
Humanities/
Social Science*
Elective Various Core Electives 18  
Subtotal     27  
         
* See advisor recommended courses particularly if transfer student.  
         

Required Engineering Courses for CCET

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CCET 0120 Construction Methods and Materials 3
 
CCET 0121 Construction Estimating 3  
CCET 0122 Construction Planning and Scheduling 3  
CCET 0123 Construction Estimating Laboratory 1  
CCET 0125 Construction Contracts & Specifications 3  
CCET 0145 Structural Analysis 3  
CCET 0330 Soils and Foundations 3  
CCET 0335 Steel and Wood Design 3  
CCET 0336 Concrete and Masonry Structures 3  
CCET 0350 Applied Hydraulics 3  
CCET 0355 Transportation System Management 3  
CCET W361  Capstone in Construction 3 WI
 
Subtotal for Civil & Construction Engineering Technology 34  
         
Civil Engineering 0005 Surveying 2  
Civil Engineering 0015 Surveying Laboratory 1  
Civil Engineering 0010 Computer and Special Topics 3  
Civil Engineering W147 Environmental & Safety Aspects of Construction 2 WI
Civil Engineering 0241 Construction Materials Laboratory 2  
Subtotal for Civil Engineering  10  
         
EET 0104* Introduction to Electrical Circuits 4  
Subtotal for Electrical Engineering Technology 4  
         
Engineering 0001 Introduction to Engineering 3  
Engineering 0011 Engineering Graphics 3  
Engineering 0131 Statics 3  
Engineering 0133 Mechanics of Solids 3  
Engineering W241 Economic Analysis 3 WI 
Subtotal for Engineering   15  
         
Engineering Tech. 0313 Professional Seminar 1  
Subtotal for Engineering Technology 1  
         
Specialty Electives   Must be approved prior to registration 12  
Subtotal for electives   12  
         
Subtotal for Required Courses 76  
* or Approved Building Systems course    

Total Required Hours for Civil & Construction Engineering Technology 128-129

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