CET/Advanced Technical Studies (AAS.CETAT)

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.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
MAT-130
College Algebra

MAT-130
College Algebra

Review of the real number system, radicals, equations, and exponents, relations and functions, logarithms, complex numbers, polynomials, and theory of equations. A graphing calculator is required. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.


Course Outline

*
3.0
CET-060
Surveying I

CET-060
Surveying I

Fundamentals of basic surveying operations such as chaining, leveling and use of the transit and the basic calculations associated with these operations.

Course Outline

3.0
CET-054
Soils + Aggregates

CET-054
Soils + Aggregates

A laboratory oriented study of soil and aggregate testing procedures that identify and classify.


Course Outline

+
4.0
CET-051
Civil Construction I

CET-051
Civil Construction I

Study of civil construction including types of projects, personnel, equipment, materials, and methods. Blue print reading and specification interpretation for heavy construction is also emphasized.

Course Outline

+
3.0
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

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.


Course Outline

* OR
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

*
3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
MAT-210
Finite Mathematics

MAT-210
Finite Mathematics

An introduction to Finite Mathematics, matrices, linear systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, counting theory and probability.


Course Outline

*
3.0
CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

Discussion of concrete through all stages of design, mix, delivery, placement, and curing with special emphasis on design, proportioning, and field testing.


Course Outline

* +++
2.0
CET-057
Asphalt Theory and Design

CET-057
Asphalt Theory and Design

Discussion of asphalt paving from plant to paver with special emphasis on testing and proportioning.


Course Outline

* +++
2.0
TEC-045
Introduction to Drafting

TEC-045
Introduction to Drafting

Presents basic drafting skills and concepts preparatory to advanced drafting and computer-aided drafting courses. Portable drafting instruments will be required.

Course Outline

2.0
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0
CAD-056
CAD I

CAD-056
CAD I

Basic Theory of CAD. Student will learn to use a Computer Aided Drafting system to create simple to moderately complex technical drawings. (Repeatable 1 Time)

Course Outline

2.0
HED-178
Responding to Emergencies

HED-178
Responding to Emergencies

The purpose of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergency course is to provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life.

Course Outline

OR
SFS-101
Strategies for Success

SFS-101
Strategies for Success

Designed to improve student performance in college and beyond. Topics include: college resources; identification of college and career goals; implementation of study, note-taking, and test-taking strategies; and development of life management skills including time management, stress management, and relationship skills.

Course Outline

2.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
PHY-130
College Physics I

PHY-130
College Physics I

This course covers Newtonian Mechanics, heat, fluid motion. Intended for students in the pre-professional areas, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. It is not intended for students who plan to major (or minor) in physics or engineering.


Course Outline

* +
4.0
CET-062
Surveying II

CET-062
Surveying II

Designed to apply the skills learned in Surveying I to practical problems such as closed traverse, area calculations, land surveying, topographic mapping, stadia surveys, and difficult level circuits.


Course Outline

* +
3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
CET-052
Civil Construction II

CET-052
Civil Construction II

Familiarizes the student with basic concepts of construction management with special emphasis on contracts, cost estimating, progress scheduling, engineering economics, and quality control.


Course Outline

* +
3.0
CET-082
Civil Drafting

CET-082
Civil Drafting

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.


Course Outline

* +
3.0
MAT-132
Trigonometry

MAT-132
Trigonometry

Study of trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, graphing, solving trigonometric equations, inverse trigonometric functions, right triangle trigonometry, application of law of sines and law of cosines, complex numbers and vectors. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.


Course Outline

*
3.0

Semester Totals

19.0
Second Semester
PHY-131
College Physics II

PHY-131
College Physics II

An introduction to electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and basic modern physics for pre-professional, arts and sciences, and four year technology majors. This course is to be taken with PHY-130 to form a complete sequence.


Course Outline

* +++
4.0
CET-087
Hydraulics/Drainage

CET-087
Hydraulics/Drainage

Fundamentals of statics kinematics and dynamic flow; drainage area and volume of flow calculations.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
CET-064
Surveying III

CET-064
Surveying III

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.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
CET-081
CAD for Civil Engineering

CET-081
CAD for Civil Engineering

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.


Course Outline

* +++
3.0
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Social Science Electives

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Social Science Electives

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6.0

Semester Totals

19.0

Total Program Hours

70.0