What is 'Civil Engineering (SCET)'?
The Civil Engineering Technology program prepares students for employment in the civil engineering field as civil engineering technicians. Civil engineering technology is one of the broadest fields in engineering because it is involved with many facets of our infrastructure, including roads, bridges, utilities, buildings and water treatment facilities. The Civil Engineering Technology program offers training in high-tech subjects and equipment like GPS satellite surveying and CAD drafting facilities.
Is it for you?
The following characteristics are considered desirable assets for anyone interested in working in the civil engineering field:
Problem-solving ability and creativity
Strong interest in math and science
Judgment and decision making
Good communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team
Jobs and Salary Expectations
This program prepares students with skills necessary for employment as a civil engineering technician with consulting engineering firms, testing laboratories, utilities and local, state and federal government agencies. Civil engineering technology provides a balance between outdoor and indoor work that many find desirable. Surveying, field testing and construction tasks are essentially outdoor work, while drafting computer design and laboratory testing are indoor work.
For current information regarding a state hourly wage for the civil engineering technician occupation, see:
Yuliya Vishnevskaya 531-MCC-1341