Feb 24, 2020  
Spring 2016 Course Catalog 
    
Spring 2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Technology A.A.S.


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Division: Mathematics, Computer, Engineering and Physical Sciences and Technologies
Academic Dept: Engineering Technology
HEGIS: 5309
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Leonard Spina
Telephone: 914-606-6942
Email: leonard.spina@sunywcc.edu

A Note about Program Requirements


The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program in Spring 2016. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.

Program Description


Graduates who receive the Associate in Applied Science degree may find employment as technicians in the fields of civil engineering, architecture, and construction or working with architects, consulting engineers, surveyors, public works engineers, construction companies, materials testing labs, and engineering sales divisions.

Our graduates learn skills in construction methods and materials estimating, management, contracts, codes and specifications, surveying theory and practice, strength of materials, highway theory and design, and properties of materials.

These skills, when combined with successful completion of required courses in communications skills, mathematics, the humanities, and the social sciences, will enable you to pursue immediate employment or transfer to a four-year college to complete your baccalaureate degree.

Program Learning Outcomes


  1. Students will be able to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  2. Students will be able to solve Civil engineering related problems (estimating, structures, environmental).
  3. Students will be able to create engineering drawings both manually and using AutoCAD software.
  4. Students will be able to understand the elements of both design and construction as they relate to their projects.
  5. Students will be able to use the internet as resource for information to help solving problems.
  6. Students will be able to work both independently and as member of a team.

General Education Requirements - 24 Credits


Students are required to fulfill a certain number of credits within the specific categories shown below. Where specific courses are not listed within these categories, courses must be selected from the list of SUNY General Education Courses .

Basic Communication (3 credits)


Humanities (3 credits)


The Arts, Foreign Language, or Other World Civilizations (3 credits)


  • Select a course from ONE of the following categories:

                    The Arts - see SUNY General Education Courses  
                    Foreign Language - see SUNY General Education Courses   
                    Other World Civilizations - see SUNY General Education Courses   

American History, Social Sciences, or Western Civilization (3 credits)


  • Select a course from ONE of the following categories:

                    American History - see SUNY General Education Courses  
                    Social Sciences - see SUNY General Education Courses  
                    Western Civilization - see SUNY General Education Courses  

Degree Requirement Note(s)


* Or a substitute approved by the Curriculum Chair.

Minimum Total Credits - 64


Educational Plan: The Educational Plan is an advisement tool that provides important information to students about how to complete this degree. Click here to Download the Educational Plan .

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