Civil Engineering

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Downtown Campus

E.J. Fancett
Instructor
253.680.7341

Dan Eberle
Career Advisor
253.680.7010

To schedule an advising appointment, call 253.680.7002.

Location Downtown Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Civil Engineering
Students prepare for careers as civil engineering technicians who typically work under the direct supervision of a project engineer. The program environment emulates a civil engineering/surveying firm, giving students practice in many aspects of the profession, including defining project requirements, conducting survey/field work, field engineering, construction staking, designing, estimating, modeling and client presentations. Instruction includes computer-aided design, the preparation of engineering calculations, and coordinate systems which include lengths, directions, slopes, bearings areas,volumes, weights densities, moments, forces, reactions, flows, and loads. Students learn to use a variety of computer software application packages, including, but not limited to Word, Excel, CadreLite,  Hydrocad, Civil 3D, and GIS.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of MATH 98 and Writing98 or equivalents.
Program Length: Six quarters (approximate)

Associate of Applied Science Degree: 102 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

100+ Level Human Relations
100+ Level Communications
100+ Level Mathematics

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REQUIRED COURSEWORK CREDITS

CET 101 Introduction to Civil Engineering
CET 103 Statics
CET 105 Structural Analysis
CET 107 CAD - 2Dimension
CET 109 Introduction to Surveying
CET 111 Civil 3D Surfaces and Points
CET 113 Hydrology
CET 115 Agency Requisites
CET 117 GIS Resources
CET 121 Coordinate Geometry
CET 123 Alignment and Profiles
CET 125 Basic Corridors in Civil 3D
CET 127 Surveying - Control
CET 131 Construction Materials
CET 133 Civil 3D Grading
CET 135 Utilities Design
CET 137 Topographic Surveying
CET 202 Finite Element Models
CET 204 3D Structural Modeling
CET 208 Civil 3D Structural Sections
CET 210 Contract Documents
CET 212 Open Channel Flow
CET 214 Drainage Reports
CET 216 Civil 3D - Storm Plans
CET 218 Erosion Control
CET 220 Road Design
CET 222 Construction Drawings
CET 224 Advanced Corridors in Civil 3D
CET 226 Construction Staking

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Certificate of Competency: 66 Credits

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS CREDITS

90+ Level Human Relations
90+ Level Communications
90+ Level Mathematics

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CET 101 Introduction to Civil Engineering
CET 103 Statics
CET 105 Structural Analysis
CET 107 CAD - 2Dimension
CET 109 Introduction to Surveying
CET 111 Civil 3D Surfaces and Points
CET 113 Hydrology
CET 115 Agency Requisites
CET 117 GIS Resources
CET 121 Coordinate Geometry
CET 123 Alignment and Profiles
CET 125 Basic Corridors in Civil 3D
CET 127 Surveying - Control
CET 131 Construction Materials
CET 133 Civil 3D Grading
CET 135 Utilities Design
CET 137 Topographic Surveying

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