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Civil Engineering Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

60 Credits
AAS 3405
Degree Description

Learners in the Civil Engineering Technology program will learn surveying techniques along with design and construction practices dealing with sewer, water, streets, roads and land surveying.  Learners will be introduced to  the newest surveying equipment plus computer programming, computer aided drafting and surveying systems.  The ability to work independently and make decisions, along with accuracy and neatness are very important qualities for technicians.  Technicians must be able to deal with professional people as well as the general public on a daily basis.  The A.A.S. degree provides students with the necessary technical skills plus the Liberal Arts and Sciences base to broaden their horizons and aid them in seeing employment advancement.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the North Mankato Campus
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2018-2019 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (13 Courses)

Complete the following courses:
CTLS1110 Basic AutoCAD (3 Credits)
CTLS1800 Construction Contract Documents (3 Credits)
CTLS1805 Civil Cad (3 Credits)
CTLS1810 Introduction to Surveying (4 Credits)
CTLS1815 Surveying 2 (4 Credits)
CTLS1820 Materials Technology (4 Credits)
CTLS2110 Statics and Strengths of Materials (3 Credits)
CTLS2825 Civil Design (4 Credits)
CTLS2830 Construction Estimating and Inspections (4 Credits)
CTLS2835 Introduction to Land Surveying (3 Credits)
GIS 2840 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4 Credits)
CTLS2846 Hydrology and Hydraulics (3 Credits)
CTLS2851 Internship (3 Credits)

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (1 Course)

To complete an AAS Degree, students must complete 15 MNTC credits from 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal areas.

The following course is required:
ENGL100 Composition (4 Credits)

Required Math Courses (1 Course)

Select one or two courses to complete the Math requirement. NOTE: You must receive a grade of "C" or higher in MATH 120 before taking MATH 125.
MATH120 College Algebra (4 Credits)
And
MATH125 Trigonometry (3 Credits)
Or
MATH130 Pre-Calculus (4 Credits)

Liberal Arts and Science Electives (4 Credits)

Select 4 - 7 MnTC credits to reach a total of 15 credits. At least one course must be outside of MnTC Goal Areas 1 and 4. Courses must be chosen in consultation with advisor/faculty.
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.