Civil Engineering Technology - Associate in Applied Science
If you enjoy mathematical challenges and like to build things, a Civil Engineering
Technology degree might be just the program for you. Students will learn to apply
theory and principles of Civil Engineering Technology in planning, designing, and
overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction
of engineering staff. Civil Engineering Technology graduates also have the option
to continue their education by transferring to a senior institution and pursuing a
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology.
HGTC's Associate in Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited. For more information about HGTC's accreditations, click here.
For more information, contact:
Suliban Deaza (843) 349-5332
Credit Requirements: 74 semester credit hours | See Program Requirements»
Career OutlookGraduates of the CET program are prepared to seek careers in the planning, design, and construction of roads, bridges, canals, dams, water and wastewater plants, and similar projects. Civil engineering technicians might be assigned to such duties as computer-aided drafting of construction and industrial drawings, writing specifications, estimating costs, inspecting construction jobs, and preparing surveys and maps.
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment resources.
|First Semester - Fall|
|EGR 170||Engineering Materials||3|
|EGR 270||Introduction to Engineering||3|
|EGT 101||Basic Technical Drawing||2|
|ENG 155||Communications I||3|
|MAT 175||Algebra and Trigonometry I||3|
|Second Semester - Spring|
|CHM 110||College Chemistry I||4|
|EGR 260||Engineering Statics|
|EGR 275||Intro. to Engineering/Computer Graphics||3|
|EGR 285||Engineering Surveying I||3|
|EGR 295||Engineering Surveying Lab I||1|
|MAT 176||Algebra and Trigonometry II||3|
|Third Semester - Summer|
|CET 210||Strength of Materials||3|
|EGR 286||Engineering Surveying II||3|
|EGR 296||Engineering Surveying Lab II||1|
|EGT 252||Advanced CAD or Approved Elective||3|
|MAT 130||* Elementary Calculus||3|
|Fourth Semester - Fall|
|CET 216||Soil Mechanics||3|
|CET 242||Concrete Design||3|
|ENG 160||* Technical Communications||3|
|PSY 201||General Psychology||3|
|Fifth Semester - Spring|
|CET 245||Cost Estimating||3|
|CET 246||Environmental Systems Technology||3|
|CET 251||Highway Design||3|
|CET 252||Special Topics Engineering Technology||3|
|PHI 110||* Ethics||3|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
* The following university transferable sequences may be substituted: MAT 110, MAT 111, MAT 140 for Math or ENG 101, ENG 102 with SPC 205 for English.
Students may substitute PHY 201 for CHM 110, if better suited to their academic and/or career goals.