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Are you a high school student anxious to enter the workforce, an adult trying to retool for a changing economy, or a skilled tradesperson looking to enhance your skills?

Summary

A Lawrence Technological University associate degree may be just what you need to begin – or advance – a successful career in an engineering technology-related field. In fact, most employers in the industry prefer to hire workers with at least a two-year degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And in an increasingly competitive and global marketplace, staying abreast of the latest technologies is crucial.

A Lawrence Technological University associate degree may be just what you need to begin – or advance – a successful career in an engineering technology-related field. In fact, most employers in the industry prefer to hire workers with at least a two-year degree, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And in an increasingly competitive and global marketplace, staying abreast of the latest technologies is crucial.

Program Overview

As one of the nation’s premier technological universities, Lawrence Tech offers rigorous, well-rounded associate programs anchored in science, mathematics, and technology. The University’s “theory and practice” approach to learning means exceptional exposure in the classroom combined with practical, hands-on experiences. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art labs, equipment, and industry-standard software. And with Lawrence Tech’s small class sizes, you’ll benefit from one-on-one mentoring from faculty with real-world knowledge

 

Why Construction Engineering Technology at Lawrence Tech?

The Associate of Science in Construction Engineering Technology can lead to a myriad of rewarding career paths. Construction firms, supply manufacturers, departments of transportation – even the oil industry needs qualified professionals to assist with the design, development, and management of construction processes.

A cross-disciplinary program, the AS in Construction Engineering Technology provides a strong technical foundation combined with business management skills. You will study topics such as construction practices, planning, estimating, surveying, computer applications, and project management. The AS in Construction Engineering Technology can prepare you for a variety of positions, including contractor, estimator, supervisor, project manager, or sales representative. If you wish to further your education, credits from the program transfer to the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management or the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology.

Curriculum

Each of these 65-credit-hour programs consists of:

FIRST SEMESTER

   
Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1001 University Seminar 1
MCS 1023 Technical Computer Applications 3
MCS 1113 Technical Math 1 3
SSC 2303 Principles of Economics 3
    TOTAL 10
     

SECOND SEMESTER

   
Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 1103 English Composition 3
MCS 1123 Technical Math 2 3
PHY 1063 Technical Physics 1 3
PHY 1100 Technical Physics Lab 1  0

 

  TOTAL 9

THIRD SEMESTER

   
Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
MCS 2313 Technical Calculus 3
PHY 1083 Technical Physics 2 3
PHY 1101 Technical Physics Lab 2 1
TCE 1023 Architectural Graphics 3
    TOTAL 10
     

FOURTH SEMESTER

   
Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
COM 2103 Technical & Prof. Communication 3
MCS 2323 or MCS 2023 Applied Differential Equations or Statistical Methods 3
TME 2013 Statics 3

 

  TOTAL 9

FIFTH SEMESTER

   
Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
TCE 2013 Construction Techniques 1 3
TCE 2033 Soils 3
TCE 2073 Surveying 3
    TOTAL 9
     

SIXTH SEMESTER

   
Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
TCE 2053 Construction Techniques 2 3
TME 2033 Mechanics of Materials 3
TIE 2123 Project Management 3

 

  TOTAL 9

SEVENTH SEMESTER

   
Course Number Subject Cr. Hrs.
TCE 2093 Structures 3
TCE 2123 Estimating 3
TCE 2143 Specifications & Regulations 3
    TOTAL 9

Course Descriptions

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