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2024 - 2025 Catalog Year
(Full-time)

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For the Internship, please contact the Built Environment department prior to contacting the Work-Based Learning Office. This should occur the TERM BEFORE the term the internship is planned.

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: An introduction to career fields of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Sustainability & Energy Management Technologies. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: Develop proficiency in CAD software to develop civil-construction working drawings. Proper generation of plans to connect the earth's topography and land records will be emphasized. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: FALL ONLY

Description: Rules, interpretations, record keeping and standards required by Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) (29CFR Part 1926) for the construction industry to ensure employees a safe, healthful workplace. Successful completion of the course provides the 30 hour OSHA Construction Safety Card.

Description: This is a context-centered course intended for majors in Construction Management Technology, Architectural Technology, and Civil Engineering Technology. It contains collaborative labs which apply the mathematical methods to relevant applications. Students will apply properties of shapes in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional geometry; use dimensional analysis to convert between systems of units; use scientific notation; apply vector analysis and basic trigonometry to find indirect measurements; use and solve linear and quadratic functions and equations; and use systems of linear equations in applications and find their solutions. Four classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: FALL ONLY - Not recommended for transfer OR MAT-1470 College Algebra AND MAT-1570 Trigonometry (2 semesters) **Recommended for transfer**

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 and Other (with a grade of C or better) or Other (satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score)

 

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15

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: This course presents some of the basics of testing materials (concrete, steel, wood, etc.) used in the construction industry. Emphasis on how properties of materials affect their use in the construction process. Utilizes American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring only (PreReq: MAT-0100 or MAT-0600 OR MAT-1110 OR MAT-1130 OR MAT-1445)

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445

Description: Organization, planning, and control of construction projects, including a study of the use of machinery, methods, materials, estimates, cost control, and fundamentals of project scheduling. Contracts, bonds, and legal aspects of contracting. Engineering economics including present and annual worth analysis, evaluation of alternatives. Two classroom hours, two lab hours per week.

Description: Construction estimating, beginning with an understanding of the costs of labor equipment and materials, as well as profit and overhead. Quantity measurements of basic construction materials will be used to develop bidding packages. Two classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Spring (on-campus) / Fall & Summer (online) - Pre-requisite: CAT-1101 OR CAT-1201

Prerequisites: CAT 1101 or CAT 1201

Description: This course covers the fundamental principles of distance, elevation and angular measurements used in the practice of engineering surveys. It also includes basic error theory in field observations and mathematical calculations, level circuit and traverse field techniques and basic principles of digital map making. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Fall and Spring only PreReq: MAT-1200 or MAT 1570 or MAT 1580

Prerequisites: MAT 1200 or Other (appropriate Math placement test score)

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

 

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14

Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: Students earn credits toward degree requirements for work-based learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. In collaboration with faculty and employers, students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each term. Ten work hours per week per credit hour.

Notes: For the Civil Engineering Tech Internship, please contact the department prior to contacting the Work-Based Learning Office. This should be occur the TERM BEFORE the term the internship is planned.

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Description: A survey of motion, forces, energy, thermodynamics, properties of matter, electricity and magnetism for nonscience majors. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Or PHY-1141 **Recommended for transfer**

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445

Corequisites: PHY 1110

Corequisites: PHY 1100

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Application of civil engineering technology principles to land development. Design elements include boundary and topographic surveying, remote sensing, roadway, hydrology and quality estimates within Computer Aided Design software. Emphasis is placed upon federal, state and local regulations related to the development of real property. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Fall only PreReq: CAT-1301 AND CAT-1401 AND CAT-1501

Prerequisites: CAT 1301 and CAT 1401 and CAT 1501

Description: Practical planning and control of construction and engineering-based projects. Interrelationships and operations of project management and skills required for success in the current engineering environment. Theory, nomenclature and practical application of engineering management using computer software. Two classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Fall (on-campus) / Spring & Summer (online) PreReq: CAT-1241 OR CAT-1401

Prerequisites: CAT 1241 or CAT 1401

Description:

This course covers collection, adjustment, analysis and management of geospatial data used in land development. Integration of Global Positioning Systems field collected data with Geographic Information Systems to maintain public works, cadastrial and utility record keeping systems. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: FALL ONLY

Prerequisites: CAT 1501

Description:

Utilization of surveying equipment and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software to perform field data collection and produce civil engineering drawings. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: FALL ONLY

Prerequisites: CAT 1501 and MAT 1470 or MAT 1580 or MAT 2270

Description: Understanding the role and responsibilities of those individuals and organizations actively involved in the project delivery process. Development of interrelationships, communication skills and procedures required for the successful administration of the construction process from start-up to close out. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Technical Elective - Choose from: CAT-1301, CAT-2425, CAT-2610, CAT-2620, CAT-2630, OR CAT-2640

 

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13

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Theories of soil mechanics including soil classifications, sampling and testing methods, stress distribution, shearing resistance and strength of soils. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: SPRING ONLY

Prerequisites: MAT 1200

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Solving complex surveying problems for construction layout of buildings, sites and roads using appropriate mathematical calculations and surveying equipment. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: SPRING ONLY

Prerequisites: CAT 1501

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Assessment of achievement by Civil Engineering Technology students in attaining program outcomes by completing a project demonstrating principles and practices of the major. Teamwork on projects will be emphasized. Only offered spring semester. Should be taken last spring term of program. Two classroom, six lab hours per week.

Notes: SPRING ONLY - Department Approval Required

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Description: Analysis of the principle spheres of earth - atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere; an explanation of processes involved in shaping the earth's physical environment. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Social & Behavioral Science Elective - Choose any OT36 course. View all options here: https://www.sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.