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Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Civil Engineering Technology (A.S.)


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Program: A.S.
Department of Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology and Interior Design
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-4127 ~ www.mcet.ipfw.edu  


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  •   An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of their disciplines.
  • Utilize graphic techniques to produce engineering documents.
  • Utilize modern surveying methods for land measurement and/or construction layout.
  • Estimate material quantities for technical projects.
  • An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
    • Utilize current industry standard equipment.
    • Employ productivity software to solve technical problems.
  • An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
    • conduct standardized field and laboratory testing of materials.
  • An ability to apply creativity in the design of systems, components or processes appropriate to program objectives.
    • In-class projects requiring design decisions.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams.
    • Actively participate in team activities during and outside class.
    • Resolve problems as they arise.
  • An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
    • Determine forces and stresses in elementary structural systems.
    • Solve pressure flow problem.
    • Solve open channel flow problem
    • Close a traverse survey.
  • An ability to communicate effectively.
    • Demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrate effective written communication skills.
    • Demonstrate effective graphic communication skills.
  • A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
    • Require library research and reporting.
    • Require Web research and reporting.
  • An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of professional code of ethics.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of professional code of ethics.
    • Service learning component.
  • A respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal and global issues.
    • Social studies elective.
    • Humanities elective.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
    • Quality and timeliness is required aspect of course.
    • Course evaluation performed each semester, software updates.

To earn the A.S. with a major in civil engineering technology, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ); the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (see Part 4 ); and those described below:

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 11


Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

ETCS General Distribution Requirements (11 credits)


Total Credits: 68


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