Civil Engineering Technology—Construction Management Option (CETCO)

Description

The Civil Engineering Technology - Construction Management Option prepares graduates to coordinate and supervise the construction process from design through construction while meeting schedule, cost, and quality goals. Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree, and gain thorough understanding of project documentation, building methods and materials, estimating, scheduling, and team dynamics. Graduates also are well-versed in computer-integrated construction, and the practices and methods used throughout residential, commercial, and industrial construction.

Program Code

CETCO.AAS

Accreditation

The Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET — http://www.abet.org.

Benefits

Employment Options

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Estimate project costs
  • Inspect field work
  • Monitor project control items
  • Schedule building activities
  • Utilize specialized software

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Estimator
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

$23/hr to $33/hr

Employment Outlook

The construction industry is the nation’s largest industry in terms of employment, and job opportunities for construction managers are projected to grow by 16 percent through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Construction managers will be needed as overall construction activity increases over the coming decade.

Education Options

Strong Transfer History

  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Cincinnati

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Sites

  • Baker Concrete Construction
  • Danis Building Construction Company
  • D.A.G. Construction Company
  • Messer Construction Company
  • Turner Construction Company

Co-op Salary Projections

$12/hr to $17/hr

Curriculum

Civil Engineering Technology—Construction Management Option (CETC)

 
Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
CET 100 Introduction to Civil Engineering Technology ( B) 2 2 3
CET 105 Introduction to Surveying ( B) 2 3 3
CET 115 Architectural Drafting and Computer Aided Design ( B) 2 4 4
MAT 125 Algebra and Trigonometry ( G) 3 2 4
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B)   1 0 1
Semester 2      
CET 110 Advanced Surveying and Construction Layout ( T) 2 3 3
CET 120 Advanced Computer Aided Design: Revit Architecture ( T) 3 3 4
CET 135 Construction Estimating ( T) 2 2 3
CET 225 Building Construction ( T) 2 2 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
Semester 3      
COMM 110 Public Speaking ( B) 3 0 3
MAT 126 Functions and Calculus ( B) 3 2 4
CET 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Civil Engineering Technology ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 4      
CET 125 Statics and Strength of Materials (CET) ( T) 3 3 4
CET 230 Construction Management ( T) 2 2 3
CET 235 Construction Scheduling ( T) 2 3 3
CET 240 Cost Engineering ( T) 2 2 3
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G)   3 0 3
Semester 5      
PHY 151 Physics 1: Algebra and Trigonometry-Based ( G) 3 3 4
CET 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Civil Engineering Technology ( T) 1 40 2
Semester 6      
CET 200 Structural Design ( T) 3 3 4
CET 245 Building Information Models for Construction ( T) 1 3 2
CET 285 Civil Engineering Technology Construction Management Capstone ( T) 2 3 3
ECO 110 Principles of Macroeconomics ( G) 3 0 3
XXX XXX Business Elective (B)   3 0 3
Total Credits:   57 125 77

Electives

First Year Experience Elective  
FYE 100 College Survival Skills 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies 2
FYE 110 Community College Experience 3
English Composition Elective  
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Business Elective  
Any ACC, FIN, MGT, MKT 3

Contacts

Program Chair
Carol Morman
Advisor
George Armstrong
Tom Burns
Johns Buttelwerth
James Decker
Elias Feghali
Ralph Wells
Co-op Coordinator
Jennifer Geiger
Doug Woodruff