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Civil Design Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions with surveying firms, government, and engineering/construction firms as office personnel. This certificate, combined with appropriate experience, may lead to management positions.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


969

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinators

CCBC Catonsville, Wendy Whitcomb
443-840-4919 or wwhitcomb@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Statewide Program
  • Classes offered only at the Catonsville campus
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Survey Technology, see Portfolio. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements - While there are no program-specific agreements, see other types of agreements such as guaranteed admission, block transfer, and discounts.

 

 

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Semester 2


Semester 3


Courses Needed for This Program*


Total Credits Required for Certificate: 24*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

 

Program Description


This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions with surveying firms, government, and engineering/construction firms as office personnel. This certificate, combined with appropriate experience, may lead to management positions.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. describe the topographical features of points on the ground and provide three dimensional coordinates for these points with given precisions as determined by Federal, State, and Local accuracies and specifications;
  2. create two dimensional scale drawings to interpret and define field data to accuracy and precision as determined by Federal, State, and Local accuracies and specifications;
  3. use scale drawings to solve problems incurred in field surveys and compare accuracy of drawings through legal and database searches;
  4. explain proper procedures used in determining three dimensional positions and show how these procedures comply with Federal, State, and Local specifications; and
  5. prepare scale drawings that will comply with Federal, State, and Local Laws, Standards, and Regulations to be used by State, County, Federal Agencies, Property and Real Estate Professionals, Property Owners and others requiring legal descriptions of objects positioned upon the earth and property boundaries.

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