Career and Program Description
The Civil & Construction Engineering Technology program will educate students in careers related to Engineered Construction and Municipal services. Graduates will have the ability to support construction-related surveying, soil testing, construction project management, construction drafting and Building Information Modeling. These careers provide family wage jobs that support our diverse community by creating professionals that can pursue opportunity throughout their preferred career focus. The program strives to be accessible by including foundation math and science courses that are offered with multiple modalities district-wide.
Degrees and Certificates Offered
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Civil & Construction Engineering Technology
- (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 or equivalent placement.
- MTH 65 or any course for which MTH 65 is a prerequisite or equivalent placement.
- For students not meeting these requirements, advising is available to assist in preparing for entrance into the program and to earn credits which will apply toward the certificate or degree once accepted into the program.
Civil & Construction Engineering Technology AAS Degree
Minimum 95 credits. Students must also meet Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements and Associate of Applied Science Requirements. Students must complete a total of four courses of General Education. Some courses specified within the program may be used as General Education. Math/computation competency is met through the math course(s) required in the program of study. Students should consult with program advisors for course planning.
|CCET 100||Civil Engineering Construction Overview||3|
|or GEO 170||Maps and Geospatial Concepts|
|CCET 110||Plan Reading||3|
|CCET 140||Introduction to Civil & Construction Drafting||3|
|CCET 150||Civil & Construction Drafting 2||3|
|CCET 210||Introduction to Surveying||4|
|CCET 215||Construction Materials||4|
|CCET 220||Computer Applications for Surveying||3|
|CCET 225||Engineered Water Systems||4|
|CCET 230||Intermediate Surveying||4|
|CCET 240||Introduction to 3D Modeling for Civil & Construction||4|
|CCET 250||3D Modeling for Civil & Construction 2||4|
|CCET 260||Civil and Construction Project Management||3|
|COMM 130||Business & Professional Communication||4|
|or COMM 111||Public Speaking|
|or COMM 215||Communicating in Teams and Small Groups|
|COMM 140||Introduction to Intercultural Communication *||4|
|GEO 265||Intro to GIS & Mapping Techniques||4|
|MTH 95||Intermediate Algebra||4|
|MTH 111||Precalculus I *||5|
|MTH 112||Precalculus II||5|
|PHY 201||General Physics||4|
|WR 121||College Composition||4|
|WR 227||Technical and Professional Writing 1||4|
|General Education: 2 Courses|
Could be used as General Education credits.
CCET 100. Civil Engineering Construction Overview. 3 Credits.
Covers the construction process, goals of each stage and the people involved during each stage of the project. Identifies the impact of civil and engineered construction projects on the community. Prerequisites: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 65 or equivalent placement. Audit available.
CCET 110. Plan Reading. 3 Credits.
Covers plan reading for engineered construction projects. Focuses on construction estimates and computer-based tools. Prerequisite/concurrent: CCET 100. Audit available.
CCET 120. Infrastructure. 3 Credits.
CCET 140. Introduction to Civil & Construction Drafting. 3 Credits.
Covers introductory-level computer-aided drafting, including hand sketching, drafting standards, pictorial drawings, and dimensioning. Includes creation of 2D drawings using CAD software. Prerequisites: (CCET 100 and CCET 110) or GEO 170. Audit available.
CCET 150. Civil & Construction Drafting 2. 3 Credits.
Covers intermediate-level skills in CAD for Civil and Construction documentation. Focuses on industry CAD standards to produce efficiency in project creation. Prerequisites: CCET 140 or (CADD 126 and CCET 110) or (ENGR 102 and CCET 110). Prerequisite/concurrent: MTH 112 or any MTH course for which MTH 112 is a prerequisite. Audit available.
CCET 210. Introduction to Surveying. 4 Credits.
Covers the essential aspects of plane surveying. Includes measurements, datums and corrections. Incorporates hands-on use of surveying equipment. Prerequisites: (CCET 100 and CCET 110) or GEO 170 and MTH 112 or any MTH course for which MTH 112 is a prerequisite. Audit available.
CCET 215. Construction Materials. 4 Credits.
Covers production, processing, and testing of soil, aggregate and concrete in civil engineering construction. Includes quality assurance concepts, measurements and calculations, terminology, and random sampling. Focuses on testing procedures common to construction in the northwest United States. Prerequisites: PHY 201 and MTH 111 or any MTH course for which MTH 111 is a prerequisite. Audit available.
CCET 220. Computer Applications for Surveying. 3 Credits.
Incorporates retrieval and creation of computer-based documents used in civil and/or construction projects. Includes the application of Real Time Kinematic (RTK) and base station supported Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) for surveying. Prerequisites: CCET 210 or ENGR 226. Audit available.
CCET 225. Engineered Water Systems. 4 Credits.
Covers the components of engineered water systems including the application of construction, installation, and maintenance codes to water distribution systems. Prerequisites: CCET 120 and PHY 201 and MTH 111 or any MTH course for which MTH 111 is a prerequisite. Audit available.
CCET 230. Intermediate Surveying. 4 Credits.
CCET 240. Introduction to 3D Modeling for Civil & Construction. 4 Credits.
Introduces 3D computer-based drafting in support of infrastructure construction. Includes the integration of data from existing databases and from topographic surveying. Incorporates output of construction views, profiles and sheets. Prerequisites: CCET 140 and (CCET 210 or ENGR 226) and MTH 112 or any MTH course for which MTH 112 is a prerequisite or department approval. Audit available.
CCET 250. 3D Modeling for Civil & Construction 2. 4 Credits.
Covers application of 3D modeling for engineered construction for municipal and infrastructure application. Includes collaboration methods for construction. Prerequisites: CCET 225 and CCET 240. Audit available.
CCET 260. Civil and Construction Project Management. 3 Credits.
Covers administration of civil and/or construction engineered projects. Includes project resource and communication management. Prerequisites: CCET 120, CCET 140, CCET 210, CCET 215, and (COMM 130 or COMM 111 or COMM 215 or WR 227). Prerequisite/concurrent: CCET 270. Audit available.
CCET 270. Inspection. 3 Credits.
Introduces the concepts of code-based inspection for field testing on construction sites. Includes research on relevant municipal, state and federal codes. Covers application of codes in materials testing, erosion control and water systems. Prerequisites: CCET 120, CCET 215 and CCET 225. Audit available.
CCET 280. Capstone. 3 Credits.
Covers the development of a civil or construction engineering project using industry-standard practices and procedures. Focuses on planning, development and presentation of a project. Prerequisites: CCET 240, CCET 260 and CCET 270. Prerequisite/concurrent: CCET 230. Audit available.