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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

Civil Engineering Technology, AAS

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Civil Engineering Technology


The Civil Engineering Technology (CIT) program is designed to prepare the graduate for work with a civil engineer, surveyor, contractor, or materials testing laboratory in the performance of general engineering practices and materials performance evaluations. These may include surveying, designing, and drafting, materials testing, and cost estimating for construction projects.

Program Description

The Civil Engineering Technology program is designed to provide advanced technical and communication skills to students. Upon graduation, the student should be able to perform technical tasks and report results to the appropriate authority. A portion of the Associate in Applied Science degree is accepted by the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), School of Engineering Technology, in the four years Construction Engineering Technology bachelor degree program.

Program Length

Four semesters with an optional summer semester available

Degree(s) Offered

Associate in Applied Science

Admission Requirements

Must meet all general admission requirements of the college.
Must have a minimum composite score of 16 on the ACT


The Civil Engineering Technology Instructor, Ryan Hearn at 601-477-4289 or at Prospective students are encouraged to review the Civil Engineering Technology web site at, select Programs, and select Civil Engineering Technology (with surveying emphasis).

Program Requirements

The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. An academic advisor may alter course sequence to meet individual student needs. In addition, an academic advisor may recommend additional or different courses depending upon student career plans and/or requirements of the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 18

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 15

Summer Semester (Optional)

Total Hours: 2

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 15


Electives are instructor approved courses.

Note: Any student is subject to the Substance Testing Policy.

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