This option of the Civil Engineering Technology program allows a graduate to continue his or her education at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale or Eastern Illinois University. Graduates from this program of study are able to complete a bachelor of science degree in Technical Resource Management at SIUC with only an additional 60 semester hours of course work.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
Students will learn strategies for writing essays, instructions manuals, proposals, reports, career documents as well as deliver oral presentations to prepare them for a profession in industry. Students will practice research strategies by using library resources and the Internet.
Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.
Focuses on developing the competence in drafting detailed drawings and the basics of Microstation with special emphasis on interpreting field data to produce highway construction drawings and survey drawings.
Analysis of horizontal and vertical curves, precise control traverses and leveling, and the use of proper surveying coding. Emphasizes the use of total stations, electronic data collection, GPS equipment and engineering software, primarily Microstation.
Basic and Advanced use of Microstation Geopak focusing on 3D drawing use and processing. Along with processing and creating data for Terrain models, Proposed and Existing cross sections for plans, and other Civil Engineering applications.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester