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CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY - COMPUTER-ASSISTED DRAFTING

CERTIFICATE: Certificate in Applied Science with a major in Computer-Assisted Drafting

To provide students with knowledge and skills associated with computer assisted drafting and prepare them to continue in the Engineering Graphics Technology curriculum or for entry level positions in this field.

This certificate provides students with training in basic CAD skills and prepares them to continue in the Civil Engineering Technology - Graphics Program of Study curriculum or for entry-level positions in the industry.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 120 Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
EGR 170 Engineering Materials 2 3 3
EGR 175 Manufacturing Processes 3 0 3
EGT 101 Basic Technical Drawing 0 6 2
EGT 105 Basic Civil Drafting 1 3 2
EGT 115 Engineering Graphics II 2 6 4
EGT 151 Introduction to CAD 2 3 3
EGT 210 Engineering Graphics III 2 6 4
ENG 155 Communications I 3 0 3
OR
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry, And Trigonometry I 3 0 3
OR
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
PHS 101 Physical Science I 3 3 4
OR
PHY 201 Physics I 3 3 4
24 30 34
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  34

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 120 Engineering Computer Applications 3 0 3
EGT 101 Basic Technical Drawing 0 6 2
ENG 155 Communications I 3 0 3
OR
ENG101English Composition I 3 0 3
MAT 170 Algebra, Geometry, And Trigonometry I 3 0 3
OR
MAT110College Algebra 3 0 3
9 6 11

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 175 Manufacturing Processes 3 0 3
EGT 115 Engineering Graphics II 2 6 4
EGT 151 Introduction to CAD 2 3 3
7 9 10

SEMESTER 3 (Summer)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGT 105 Basic Civil Drafting 1 3 2
PHS 101 Physical Science I 3 3 4
OR
PHY201Physics I 3 3 4
4 6 6

SEMESTER 4 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
EGR 170 Engineering Materials 2 3 3
EGT 210 Engineering Graphics III 2 6 4
4 9 7
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  34

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: Mike DeRienzo

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $20,000.00

Local Average Salary: $30,000.00

National Starting Salary: $22,000.00

National Average Salary: $35,000.00