Purpose: The Architectural
and Civil Engineering Technology degree program is designed to develop qualified
technicians for the field of engineering. The technician serves as an important
link between the engineering professional and the skilled trades person
in the design, construction, and operation of engineering projects.
This program will provide graduates with the skills and specialized knowledge
for employment as highly-trained architectural drafts persons; managers
for the construction industry; technicians for construction projects such
as highway, bridge, dam, commercial and residential construction; and other
related occupations in a highly active industry. Employment opportunities
are numerous from the planning stage through project completion and inspection
in the following areas: construction industry in private enterprise, government-related
business, consulting, and other engineering-related activities.
Admission Requirements: General
college curricular admission
Program Notes: In addition
to general college admission, applicants shall (a) have completed placement
testing and (b) have met with their advisor to establish a planned course
of study prior to being allowed to register for courses.
Satisfactory completion of the
following high school units or their equivalent, at a minimum, is strongly
recommended: four units of English, one unit of laboratory science (preferably
physical science), one unit of social studies, and two units of mathematics
(one unit of algebra and one unit of geometry).
Computer Competency Requirement:
Students in this program will meet the college’s computer competency requirement
by passing the computer competency exam, administered in the testing centers
on each campus, or by completing CSC
155, Computer Concepts and Applications. Students not passing
the computer competency exam may retake the exam only once.