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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Civil Engineering - A.S. (TTP)


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The Associate of Science in Civil Engineering is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field. A civil engineer designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, and highways, as well as utilities and other infrastructure projects.  Responsibilities of a civil engineer include estimating costs, determining personnel and material needs, preparing proposals, and establishing completion dates.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (42)


Total Degree Requirements - Credits (66)


Notes


Students are strongly encouraged to complete a course in Mechanics of Materials, also known as Strength of Materials, before transferring to a university.

Courses in engineering technology do not fulfill any of the requirements for the Area of Emphasis in Civil Engineering.

Although it is possible to complete the B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering in four semesters after earning the associate’s degree, students typically need five or six semesters to complete requirements.

Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements.

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Civil Engineer $53,640 $86,720
Construction Cost Engineer $32,660 $55,330
Environmental Engineer $53,110 $87,410
Cartographer $35,920 $50,420

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (17)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (17)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

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