Civil Engineering Technology

Diploma Degree in Civil Engineering Technology (CVT)

Degree Description

The Civil Engineering Technology program is tailored to provide students with the required skills and knowledge to work as civil engineering technicians in areas involving drafting, construction, estimating, and surveying. This program consists of classroom courses, lab sessions, and team work experiences.

Program Educational Objectives

The Civil Engineering Technology Program is designed to prepare students for continued learning and successful careers. Within few years of graduation, our alumni are expected to:

  1. Apply analytical and problem-solving skills to address and solve technical problems.
  2. Effectively communicate, collaborate, and lead in diverse teams.
  3. Advance their professional competencies to progress in their careers or pursue further education.
  4. Consistently adhere to ethical values and exhibit social awareness in their professional endeavors.
Student Outcomes

The Civil Engineering Technology program adopts the “Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology – Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission” (ABET – ETAC) student outcomes. Graduates of Civil Engineering Technology must demonstrate:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the discipline;
  2. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline;
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results; and
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team
Career Opportunities

Students graduating with Civil Engineering Technology degree are fit for careers in planning and designing projects. Such projects can be highways, bridges, utilities, and other infrastructure projects. They also help in planning, designing, and building commercial, industrial, residential, and land development projects. Moreover, they may collect or test materials from the construction site, and observe the project.