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Civil Architectural Technology

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Sinclair Community College offers a variety of programs in architectural engineering, civil engineering, construction management, facilities maintenance and surveying technologies. Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment give you the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical experience in your chosen area of study. You will also be able to learn the theoretical components of engineering technologies from our diverse and qualified faculty. The experience and education you can gain at Sinclair gives you the advantage as you enter the world of engineering as a trained professional.

This program might be for you if:

  • You enjoy hands-on activities and building/working with different technologies.
  • You find the architecture, construction and engineering fields to be interesting and want to learn more.
  • You are interested in the methods and problem-solving techniques of architecture and planning.
  • You would like to explore the construction and design of the world built around you.

As technologies continue to advance, the demand for skilled and technologically experienced engineering professionals increases exponentially. New entrants to the field and currently employed individuals can take great advantage of this opportunity to gain hands-on experience and new skills to stay up-to-date. With so many programs offered in civil engineering technology at Sinclair, you can be sure you will find the program that best suits your needs.

Certificate Programs

One-year Technical Certificate

Surveying

Certificate develops the skills needed to become employed as technicians for surveying or civil engineering firms.

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Short-term Technical Certificate

Construction Design Technician

This program is designed to prepare students for an entry level position as a Construction Drafting Technician. In this program, students will learn how to draft plans for various construction projects by hand or using computer-aided drafting and design software. Construction Drafting Technicians are required to possess a variety of different skill sets in order to be successful, including knowledge of the construction industry, technical skills and computer proficiency and this certificate will enable the student to acquire these skills.

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Construction Supervisor

This program is designed for experienced craftspeople of the construction industry to improve their supervisory and leadership skills. Students will receive training to help them understand the building construction industry from a management perspective, including an understanding of building materials and components, the financial aspects of building construction and the management skills necessary to deal with the diverse population of the industry. Heavy emphasis will be placed on safety requirements. Upon completing this program, craftspeople will be qualified to move into management positions in the construction industry.

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Construction Technician

The purpose of this certificate is to develop knowledgeable construction workers with basic skills in construction. With a combination of classroom education, practical lab exercises and co-op internships, students will exit this certificate program with a solid introduction into carpentry, concrete finishing and residential electrical systems.

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Facilities Management

Facilities management is the practice of coordinating elements within the work environment so that people and equipment can perform their intended work functions. It involves principles of engineering, management, safety, security and sustainability. A facility manager must have a broad-based education in technical, business and management-related courses. Possible employers include schools, hospitals, manufacturing plants and government offices.

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Degree Programs

Architectural Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Architectural Technology is designed to develop student skills for efficient application of the art and science related to the built environment. Spacious laboratories contain the latest high-tech equipment. Emphasis is on developing architectural drafting skills, both manual and computer aided.

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Civil Engineering Technology - Associate of Applied Science

In Civil Engineering Technology, students are prepared to work as technicians in the planning, design, construction and operation of the built environment in our civilized world. A strong background in basics of architectural and civil construction and in-depth study of advanced topics such as surveying, construction management and structural analysis prepares students to produce and use construction documents and perform basic design and analysis. The curriculum is designed to maximize articulation to four-year programs emphasizing Civil Engineering Technology and Construction Engineering Technology.

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Program Accreditation Information
Accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., www.abet.org


Construction Management Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Construction Management Technology concentrates on developing technicians who can work in the construction process as drafters, surveyors, inspectors or management trainees with a curriculum that prepares an individual to progress to a management level in the exciting field of construction.

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Transfer Opportunities

Make the most of your education by starting at Sinclair Community College. Our quality programs and low tuition make it a great place to start even if you intend to further your education beyond an associate degree or certificate. You would be surprised at the money you could save by completing your first two years of study at Sinclair—just take a look at our low tuition and see the savings for yourself. You can also learn more by visiting Sinclair’s Transfer Web site »

Articulation & Transfer Agreements

Sinclair works directly with many four-year schools in Ohio and beyond to ensure the college credit you earn will transfer easily to those schools. By developing articulation agreements, formal agreements between colleges detailing the recognition of college credit between the schools, you will know you are meeting the requirements needed at the four-year school of your choice. Learn more about articulation and transfer »

Ohio Transfer Module

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs fulfill the requirements for the Ohio Transfer Module at other public colleges and universities. Students in applied associate degree programs may complete some individual transfer module courses within their degree program or continue beyond their program to complete the entire transfer module.

Upon completion of the Ohio Transfer Module, students will be able to enter most Ohio four-year colleges and universities as a junior with your general education requirements completed. Find out more about the Ohio Transfer Module »

Transferring Individual Classes

In addition to transferring with a degree, college credit for many courses, including some civil architectural technology program requirements, are accepted at other colleges and universities. Learn more about course equivalency »

General Agreements

While at Sinclair, if you plan to complete any associate degree program, there are agreements in place to help you easily transfer into a variety of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Your transfer opportunities
may include:

  • Antioch University McGregor
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio University
  • Purdue University
  • Strayer University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wright State University
  • and more…

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Please Note: Sinclair continues to work with other colleges and universities to provide more opportunities through new articulation and transfer agreements. Please consult with an academic advisor for the most up-to-date information.

Related Programs

Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in civil architectural technology and other engineering fields, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: