Program Outcomes (Civil Engineering)
At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:
- Solve general, technical, and engineering type problems.
- Use the computer as an aid to drafting.
- Produce drawings using computer aided drafting (CAD) software.
- Design digital 3D terrain models of existing and proposed surfaces.
- Design and calculate the 3D transportation geometrics to model alignments, profiles and sections
- Read and produce drawings (orthographic) involving orthographic projection, sections, pictorial, and auxiliary views.
- Solve problems involving plane trigonometry using a standard scientific calculator.
- Solve typical engineering strength of materials problems using a standard scientific calculator.
- Recognize the use of the various materials in the construction industry.
- Solve engineering graphics problems using standard techniques and reference materials.
- Analyze physical and mechanical properties of soil and concrete.
- Identify drainage basins and compute runoff calculations using various models and methods.
- Solve basic hydraulic problems using the theory of incompressible fluids.
- Solve problems using theories learned in engineering mechanics.
- Utilize standard surveying equipment to make measurements and calculations to run a traverse, establish levels, keep notes, and produce required drawings.
- Establish grades, locate monuments and utilities.
- Use the Public Land Survey System to locate and describe parcels.
- Perform grading analyses and prepare volume calculations and calculate cut and fill by average-end-area.
In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations by all programs at Bates Technical College:
- Human Diversity
- Effective Communication