CIVL - Civil Engineering Technology

CIVL 3554 - Commercial Building Construction Methods & Practices

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

CIVL 1013 with "D" or better and CIVL 1182 with "D" or better

Description: 

This course is a study of materials and methods of construction employed in commercial building construction. This course will be used to extend the students' graphics skills as well as their knowledge of the building construction process. Approximately equal emphasis will be placed on foundation, steel frame and reinforced concrete construction. Throughout the course, attention will be given to sustainability of construction materials and methods.

CIVL 3214 - Control Surveying

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

CIVL 2204 with "D" or better

Description: 

Course emphasizing the techniques of precise horizontal and vertical control surveying used by government or private surveyors and engineering consultants. Use of directional theodolites, precise levels and total station measurement equipment are stressed. Projects are used to present underlying theory of field work, standards, specifications and adjustment of horizontal and vertical data.

CIVL 3204 - Legal Aspects & Practice of Land Surveying

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

CIVL 2204 with "D" or better

Description: 

In this course students will develop an understanding of the professional land surveyor's role in society, the professional land surveyor's legal responsibility to the public, systems used to describe real property, types of transfer of real property, techniques of record research, and locating sequential and simultaneous real property conveyances.

CIVL 2204 - Surveying II

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

CIVL 1204 with "D" or better

Description: 

This is the second course of a two semester sequence emphasizing plane and route surveying theory and techniques. Emphasis will be on circular curves, vertical curves, profiling, cross-sectioning, realignment of circular curves, the spiral, earthwork calculations, construction stakeout procedures and an introduction to electronic distance measurement.

CIVL 2154 - Quality Control of Const Materials

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
4
Description: 

This course equips the student with entry level skills as a quality control technician in Soil and Asphaltic Concrete. Students will design and test asphaltic concrete mixes using industrial procedures and standards. Soil classification, permeability, sampling, and composition are studied and applied in laboratory.

CIVL 1204 - Surveying I

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
4
Description: 

A study of the fundamentals of plane surveying. Emphasis is on the use and care of the Theodolite, level, tape and leveling rod, note keeping and basic surveying calculations and adjustments of data. The course is designed to introduce measurement and stakeout techniques through applications in an outdoor laboratory environment.

CIVL 1182 - Civil Technology Graphics

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
2
Description: 

An introduction course in construction/civil/surveying graphics. The student will be introduced to scales, dimensioning, surveying maps, house plans, building codes, and construction terminology. Contour maps, wall sections, foundation plans, floor plans, and house elevations will be drawn and plotted using AutoCAD.

CIVL 1023 - Construction Materials & Application

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course is designed to introduce the student to construction materials commonly used in the construction of commercial and residential structures. The emphasis will be on wood, masonry, concrete, soils and structural steel. Students will study the physical properties of the materials as well as how the materials are manufactured to produce a satisfactory product for the construction process.

CIVL 1013 - Portland Cement Concrete

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course is an introduction to aggregates and concrete as construction materials. Standard techniques of measurements and computation are presented, and then applied to testing materials. Portland Cement Concrete is studied with emphasis on quality control in the field and preparing the student to reach the level of Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1, by the American Concrete Institute. Concrete masonry block is also reviewed as a product of cement.

CIVL 1011 - Civil AutoCAD

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
1
Description: 

This course will give the student the basic skills necessary to complete dimensioned drawings in AutoCAD. Topics include: setting up a drawing, basic lines and coordinates, geometric shapes, layering, editing commands, dimensioning, creating text, hatching and plotting to scale.

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