Oct 01, 2023  
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Technology A.A.S.

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School: Mathematics, Science and Engineering
Academic Dept: Engineering 
HEGIS: 5309

Important Note about Program Requirements

The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program from Fall 2022 to Summer 2023. 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

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to solve civil engineering related problems (estimating, structures, environmental).
  3. Demonstrate the ability to create engineering drawings both manually and using AutoCAD software.
  4. Demonstrate understanding of the elements of civil engineering design and construction.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use the internet as resource for information to help solving problems.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to function as a member of a civil technology team.

Program Map

The academic map below presents the recommended plan of study and will guide you through your program in a timely manner. Click the course abbreviations for full course descriptions.  A course may be critical because it is a pre-requisite, requires a minimum grade, or because it is only offered once a year. Missing a critical course may push back your graduation date. Meet with an Academic Counselor or Faculty Advisor to ensure you are on track to complete your program.

Critical Courses should be taken in the order shown to stay on track and graduate on time.

Semester 1

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
ENG 101     3  
MATH 131     4  
CIVIL 101A     2  
CIVIL 103     3  
MECH 162   3  
Semester Total Credits     15  

Semester 2

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
ENG 102   3  
MATH 161   4  
CIVIL 115     3  
CIVIL 230       3  
CAD Elective   3
Semester Total Credits     16  


✹ Choose from MECH 164  or MECH 277  

Semester 3

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
PHYSC 111   3  
CIVIL 214   3  
CIVIL 222   4  
CIVIL 235     2  
Technology, Mathematics, or Science Elective   3 ✹ 
American History, Social Sciences, or Western Civilization Gen Ed Elective       3  
Semester Total Credits     18  


✹ Choose from MATH 181 , MATH 191 PHYSC 130 , PHYSC 165 , or MECH 267  

Semester 4

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Critical Course Pre-reqs or Co-reqs Credits Notes
CIVIL 201   3  
CIVIL 207     3  
CIVIL 215     3  
CIVIL 231     3  
The Arts, Foreign Language, or Other World Civilizations Gen Ed Elective       3  
Semester Total Credits     15  

Minimum Total Credits: 64

Transfer Opportunities

Westchester Community College is committed to facilitating a smooth transfer process to ensure that graduates of the college are prepared to transfer with junior status, and are able to complete a bachelor’s degree within two years of full-time study upon transfer. View 4-year institutions’ transfer agreement information by program here.

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