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Minor Engineering Certificate

Location(s): Catonsville

Important Information

Short Description

This certificate completes Maryland Surveying License Requirements for storm drain/storm water experience.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code


Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinator

Kierran Sutherland
443-840-3804 or ksutherland@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Statewide Program (The Land Surveying Certificate is not designated as a 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.

Courses Needed for This Program*

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 12*


*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 completes Maryland Surveying License Requirements for storm drain/storm water experience.

Program Outcomes

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

  1. use the Certificate to substitute for hydrology experience in the State Surveyors Licensing process;
  2. design water control features such as storm drains, drainage pipes and ditches, catchment ponds, and other storm water disposal systems as determined by Federal, State, and Local accuracies and specifications;
  3. apply mathematical methods to interpret and refine field data to determine accuracy and precision of field data; and
  4. apply Federal, State, and Local Laws, Standards, and Regulations to guarantee the safe and proper management of Storm Water runoff during construction and land management use within Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.