Civil Engineering Technology

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Course Number Course Title CL LAB CR
Fall Semester
# AR 103 Architectural Graphics and Sketching 2 2 3
# AR 120 Materials and Methods of Construction 4 0 4
  CH 105 Chemistry 3 2 4
  MT 124 College Algebra 4 0 4
  PH 133 Physics I (Algebra-Based) 3 2 4
Spring Semester
# AR 104 Architectural Design Studio I 2 2 3
# AR 150 Statics & Strength of Materials 3 2 4
# AR 192 Revit Architecture 3 0 3
  EN 101 English Composition 4 0 4
  MT 140 Pre-Calculus 4 0 4
Fall Semester
# CV 201 Civil CAD 2 2 3
# CV 220 Surveying 2 3 3
# CV 240 Timber and Steel Design 3 2 4
  EN 125 Communication and the Literature
of Science and Technology
3 0 3
  MT 205 Calculus I 4 0 4
  XX xxx Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective 3 0 3
Spring Semester
# CV 202 Soil Mechanics and Foundation Design 2 2 3
# CV 235 Reinforced Concrete Design 2 3 3
# CV 245 Hydrology/Drainage Design 3 0 3
# CV 297 Highway Design 3 2 4
  SO xxx Social Science Elective* 3 0 3

# Indicates major field courses.
* Any course with a prefix of AN, EO, HI, PS, PY or SO (except HI 104 and HI 105).

CL - Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
LAB - Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
CR - Number of credit hours for the course

Curriculum for students entering program in 2014-15.
The degree of Associate in Science in Civil Engineering Technology is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

The Civil Engineering Technology (CVET) program responds to employer needs for graduates who can function effectively in the areas of design and maintenance of highway infrastructure, as well as structural, civil, environmental, sustainability, and an array of other construction jobs requiring specific training and education in the area of civil engineering.  This program would be of interest to individuals considering jobs in the civil engineering, civil engineering technology, construction management, surveying, and environmental engineering fields.  In addition, the program provides a solid background for students seeking to transfer into baccalaureate institutions with civil engineering, civil engineering technology, environmental engineering technology, surveying, construction management, and fire safety engineering programs.

Please note: The new Civil Engineering Technology program is not ETAC of ABET’s accredited yet. However, the department plans to seek the ETAC of ABET’s accreditation as soon as it is prepared to do so.

As Civil Engineering Technology majors, students will learn to solve design and engineering problems by utilizing skills learned in civil engineering, mathematics, and physics courses.  General education courses such as English, economics and ethics provide additional skills and knowledge required to address both technical and workplace issues.  The CET program culminates in a capstone project or independent study utilizing a wide spectrum of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills.

Transfer Information

Specific Admission Requirements

  1. At least three years of college preparatory mathematics (Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry) with minimum grades of “C”;
  2. It is strongly recommended that all engineering technology applicants have satisfactorily completed high school level courses in chemistry and physics.

Internship Considerations

NHTI has developed excellent practicum opportunities for our students to foster hands-on learning while simultaneously receiving credit. Nonetheless, the college's first priority must be to ensure that patients/clients/children/families are not placed in jeopardy by students during learning experiences. Therefore, students in internship, externship, practicum, service learning, and clinical experiences must demonstrate sufficient emotional stability to withstand the stresses, uncertainties and changing circumstances that characterize patient/client/child/family responsibilities. Furthermore, the student is expected to have the emotional stability required to exercise sound judgment, accept direction and guidance from a supervisor or faculty member, and establish rapport and maintain sensitive interpersonal relationships and confidentiality with employees, customers, and/or patients/clients/children and their families.

Additional Information

  • Civil Engineering Technology Program Educational Objectives (View in PDF format)
  • Civil Engineering Technology Student Outcomes (View in PDF format)

Liaquat Khan, D.A.
Department Head

(603) 271-6484 x4221

31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4011