Civil and Construction Engineering Technology

Civil and Construction Engineering Technology Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 71
Program Start: Fall only

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Civil and Construction Engineering Technology program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
CAD119 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting 3 $505.50
CET122 Construction Drawing/Contract 2 $337.00
DRF110 Introduction to Technical Drafting 2 $337.00
EGT460 PLTW - Civil Engineering and Architecture 3 $505.50
ELT192 Introduction to Computer Science 3 $505.50
MAT744 Technical Math -OR- 4 $674.00
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50

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Total Credits 17
Semester 2
CET142 PC Concrete, HMA, and Testing 3 $505.50
CET160 Surveying 3 $505.50
CET182 Structural Detailing with CAD 2 $483.00
CET253 Fundamentals of Construction Estimating 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50
MAT747 Technical Math II -OR- 4 $674.00
MAT128 Precalculus -OR- 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 18
Semester 3
CET213 Route Surveying/Roadway Design 3 $505.50
CET223 Soils, Testing, and Foundations 3 $505.50
CON266 Construction Safety 3 $505.50
EGT243 Statics and Strength of Materials 3 $505.50
PHY183 Applied Physics -OR- 3 $505.50
PHY162 College Physics I 4 $674.00
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 18
Semester 4
CET133 Construction Methods and Resources 3 $505.50
CET233 Fundamentals of GPS and GIS 3 $505.50
CET256 Land Surveying 3 $505.50
CET262 Environmental Technology 3 $505.50
CET285 Structural Steel/Reinforced Concrete Design 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 18

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt
Buchanan Hall 128
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Student Success Specialist

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
319-296-2329 ext.1062
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Program Advisor

Paresh Shettigar
Buchanan Hall 128G
319-296-2329 ext.1107
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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