Civil Engineering Technology - Associate in Applied Science

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Applied Science
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Chad Richert: 313-317-1515,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-115C

Program Description


The Associate of Civil Technology Program is a hands on, lab based program, designed to give students skills and knowledge necessary to work as civil engineering technicians in areas involving drafting, construction, estimating, and surveying. In this program, students will learn to assist with the design and construction of highways, buildings, and other infrastructures.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Utilize principles, hardware, and software that are appropriate to produce drawings, reports, quantity estimates, and other documents related to design and construction.
  2. Perform economic analyses and cost estimates related to design, construction, operations and maintenance of systems associated with civil technology.
  3. Select appropriate construction related materials and practices.
  4. Perform standard analysis and design related to civil technology.
  5. Utilize surveying methods appropriate for land measurement and/or construction layout.
  6. Conduct standardized field and laboratory tests related to civil engineering.
Career Opportunities

Civil engineering technician
CAD operator
Engineering surveyor
Design technician
Field Inspector

General Education

Category 1: English Composition
Complete any one.
Credit Hours

See General Education Requirements for details.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Computer Technology: Complete any one
Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2021 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.