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The Civil Engineering Technology Associate Degree is a 60 credit program. Please see term 1 courses listed below. Terms 2, 3, 4 and 5 are to be determined and will be published in the near future.

INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (10607100)

1.00

Provides an introduction to Civil Engineering Technology and includes key areas of knowledge such as: a history of Civil Engineering and its disciplines; Engineering ethics; Basic drafting techniques, including measurement and scaling, sheet format and layout, dimensioning and line work, orthographic projection, and isometric drawings; an introduction to Civil Engineering plans, specifications, and estimates; an introduction to Project Management, including an overview of a project life cycle; Microsoft Windows Office programs and related skills such as file and document management; and resume and portfolio preparation for those in the Civil Engineering field.

SURVEYING AND MAPPING (10607101)

2.00

Provides an introduction to surveying and mapping for Civil Engineering and includes foundational knowledge in these skills including: basic surveying principles; history of land surveying; laws governing property; property rights; instruments in the field; basic surveying computations; and using and generating survey maps.

AUTOCAD AND CIVIL 3D (10607102)

3.00

Introduces AutoCAD by working with templates, creating and manipulating layers; basic drawing and editing commands, annotation and dimensions, and utilize inquiry tools, along with blocks, attributes, and plotting. Students will also develop the ability to use basic commands within AutoCAD Civil 3D, from importing survey data and parcel features, to alignments and profile generation, and will also spend time learning the custom user interface, core styles (used to display Civil 3D objects), and utilizing coordinate systems to start drawing files.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION (10801195)

3.00

Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.

NTC Assessments Offered:
National Exams Accepted:
  • CLEP® College Composition
  • AP English Language & Composition

INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA W/APPS (10804118)

4.00

This course offers algebra content with applications. Topics include properties of real numbers, order of operations, algebraic solution for linear equations and inequalities, operations with polynomial and rational expressions, operations with rational exponents and radicals, algebra of inverse, logarithmic and exponential functions.

NTC Assessments Offered:

Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test

An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.

Skill Demonstration

A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.

Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration

A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.

Portfolio

A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.

Have Questions?

If you have further questions regarding our Credit for Prior Learning options, please contact Student Records at studentrecords@ntc.edu or 715.803.1023.