Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology
Associate in Science Degree (CIP# 1715020101)
The program has been planned to provide theoretical and classroom experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities. The Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology Associate in Science degree simulates job situations found in a civil engineering and land surveying offices. This program applies to the design of highways, airports, water control systems, and field layout of property boundary lines, subdivision, residential building construction, and commercial building construction.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Career Program Advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.
Alternative Ways to Earn Credit
You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree if you have earned an approved industry certification or Career Pathways credit. For more information and requirements, go to valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/credit_alternative.cfm to view the award of credit options. Eligible students should contact the related academic department and/or Career Program Advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
Degree-seeking students enrolling at Valencia for the first time will have a limited range of courses from which to choose for their first 18 college-level credits. Within the first 18 college credit hours, you will be required to take ENC1101 (3 credits), and if applicable, SLS 1122 (3 credits) and a mathematics course appropriate to your selected meta-major (3 credits). The remaining courses will be chosen from the General Education Core Courses in humanities (3 credits), science (3 credits), or social science (3 credits), and/or the introductory courses within the A.S. degree programs. For specific courses see the Foundation Courses on the “Program Requirements” tab. For course sequencing recommendations, see your Career Program Advisor or create an education plan by logging into Atlas, clicking on the LifeMap tab and clicking My Education Plan.
- Civil Engineering Aide
- Civil Engineering Technician
- Surveying Party Chief
- Surveying Technician
- Survey and Mapping Aide
- Field Inspector
Salary & Earnings Information
For salary and wage information, visit: www.floridawages.com.
Contact Enrollment Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 407-582-1507.
Andrew Ray, R.A, Program Chair, West Campus: 407-582-1847
Beverly Johnson, Career Program Advisor, West Campus: 407-582-1890
Internship and Workforce Services
If you need assistance with job resources or in locating an internship, please visit: valenciacollege.edu/internship.
- Accept professional and ethical responsibilities required by industry.
- Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.
- Analyze systems and processes used to create the built environment.
- Solve design problems using algebraic and trigonometric functions.
- Perform basic civil/surveying techniques and related calculations.
|ETD 1031C||INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION/DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY||3|
|ETD 1100C||ENGINEERING DRAWING||3|
|ETD 1320C||INTRODUCTION TO CADD||3|
|MTB 2321C||Technical Mathematics||3|
|SUR 1101C||BASIC SURVEYING MEASUREMENTS (Surveying I) *||3|
|ENC 1101||FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I +*~||3|
|SUR 2390C||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||3|
|ETD 1340C||ADVANCED CADD *||3|
|SUR 2202C||HIGHWAY DRAFTING AND ROUTE DESIGN *||3|
|ETC 1251C||Engineering Materials and Processes||3|
|BCN 2405||STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS *||3|
|Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology Elective(s)||9|
|Science or Mathematics||See Gen. Ed. Core Requirement +*~||3|
|SUR 2640C||Advanced Surveying Computations (Surveying III)||3|
|ETC 2521C||Hydraulics & Hydrology||3|
|Humanities||See Gen. Ed. Core Requirement ~||3|
|Social Science||See Gen. Ed. Core Requirement ~||3|
|Gen. Ed. Elective||See Gen. Ed. Core or Institutional Requirement ~||3|
|Total Credit Hours||63|
|Civil/Surveying Engineering Technology Electives|
|The Electives requirement may be satisfied with any course(s) in the Course Descriptions section of the Valencia catalog with the subject prefix of BCN, BCT, ETC, ETD, ETM, SUR or TAR.|
This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
This course has a prerequisite; check description in Valencia catalog.
This is a general education course.
Denotes a Gordon Rule course.
Specialized program courses are offered on the West Campus.
Several Florida public universities provide opportunities for A.S. degree graduates to pursue a Bachelor’s degree. All of Valencia’s A.S. degrees will transfer into the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree offered at UCF’s regional campuses, as well as other universities. For more information on UCF’s B.A.S. degree, go to regionalcampuses.ucf.edu/program/applied-science. For other transfer options that may be available, go to valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/transferagreements.cfm. Students who want to continue their education should contact their university of choice for acceptance of this degree.
For students who are interested in pursuing UCF’s B.A.S. degree, 36 credit hours of general education courses will be required. Students will also have to fulfill the state’s foreign language requirement, which is two years of the same high school foreign language or two semesters of the same college-level foreign language.
Students interested in pursuing careers in Land Surveying are encouraged to contact UF-Apopka regarding the Geomatics Certificate (sfrc.ufl.edu/distance/gemcertificate). During their time at Valencia, this pathway will require students to register as a dual-major, allowing them to complete an AA degree in addition to the AS degree in Civil/Surveying.