Program Outcomes (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.

At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Solve general, technical, and engineering type problems.
  2. Use the computer as an aid to drafting.
  3. Produce drawings using computer aided drafting (CAD) software.
  4. Design digital 3D terrain models of existing and proposed surfaces.
  5. Design and calculate the 3D transportation geometrics to model alignments, profiles and sections
  6. Read and produce drawings (orthographic) involving orthographic projection, sections, pictorial, and auxiliary views.
  7. Solve problems involving plane trigonometry using a standard scientific calculator.
  8. Solve typical engineering strength of materials problems using a standard scientific calculator.
  9. Recognize the use of the various materials in the construction industry.
  10. Solve engineering graphics problems using standard techniques and reference materials.
  11. Analyze physical and mechanical properties of soil and concrete.
  12. Identify drainage basins and compute runoff calculations using various models and methods.
  13. Solve basic hydraulic problems using the theory of incompressible fluids.
  14. Solve problems using theories learned in engineering mechanics.
  15. Utilize standard surveying equipment to make measurements and calculations to run a traverse, establish levels, keep notes, and produce required drawings.
  16. Establish grades, locate monuments and utilities.
  17. Use the Public Land Survey System to locate and describe parcels.
  18. 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
  • Critical-thinking