Civil Engineering Technology

The Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Program enrollment and graduation statistics are available here.

Course Schedule for Civil Engineering Technology - AAS (71 Credit Hours)

The Associate of Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology program puts strong emphasis on four important aspects of civil engineering technology: surveying, structural analysis, construction management, and construction materials. With this background, graduates can work as part of a team in the construction industry, from preliminary information gathering through design, and into the project construction.

Location is 35 Eaker Street, Dayton, Ohio    map

Students are required to complete a co-op internship. In this way they can gain valuable hands-on experience through the school's co-op program while achieving college credit for practical work experience.

What are the objectives of the Civil Engineering Technology program at Sinclair?

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. ABET/ETAC accreditation assures high quality education in modern state-of-the-art laboratories with highly qualified faculty.

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 utilize 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.

Program Educational Objectives:

  • Graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a design technician or closely related position in industry.
  • Graudates have the knowledge and skills necessary to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program.

Student Outcomes:

  • Assist in the management of construction projects with emphasis on safety, quality and continuous improvement.
  • Describe the mechanics of structural design.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally through proper use of oral, written and graphic skills.
  • Recognize professional, ethical and societal responsibilities, respect diversity and commit to lifelong learning.
  • Employ logical and concise problem-solving techniques to complex problems.
  • Function effectively in teams, demonstrating a cooperative effort to evaluate and solve problems and to devleop and implement plans.
  • Use surveying equipment and software applications to safely collect data, solve technical problems and lay out construction projects.