Academic Catalog

Civil Engineering Technology (CVET)

CVET 123  Surveying I  3 cr.   (2 + 3)  

Elementary surveying including measurements, leveling, transit surveys and computations. Practical field problems stressing use of tape, compass, transit and level. Code 2 course fee.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 168 or higher
CVET 151  Applied Mechanics  3 cr.  

Introduction to the basic principles of engineering mechanics including fundamentals of force systems and resultants, moments and couples, equilibrium, trusses and frames, centroids and moments of inertia.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 012 or algebra placement of no remediation.
CVET 161  Construction Methods and Materials  3 cr.  

A basic course covering materials, equipment and procedures used in the construction industry. Topics include basic construction materials, aggregates, concrete, masonry, wood, metals and manufactured building products.