Civil Transfer Option
Associate Degree Program
Delaware Tech’s associate degree program will prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate civil engineering program that leads to a career as a civil engineer. Rigorous mathematics, chemistry, physics, statics, materials, and civil engineering courses prepare students for their final two years of study at a four-year institution. View the section on Connected Degree programs below to learn more about your options for transfer.
This program is offered at the Georgetown and Stanton campuses.
What You Can Do
In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:
- Civil Design Technician
- Survey Technician
- Project Manager
- Technical Sales Representative
- Material Testing Technician
Upon completion of a bachelor’s degree, you will be prepared for positions such as:
- Construction Engineer
- Structural Engineer
- Geotechnical Engineer
- Transportation Engineer
- Water Resource Engineer
- Coastal Engineer
- Environmental Engineer
- Municipal Engineer
- Coastal Engineer
What You Will Earn
Competitive starting salaries range from $30,540-$57,910.
Upon completion of a bachelor’s degree, the starting salaries range from $57,710-$127,100.
What You Will Learn
Program Graduate Competencies
The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.
- Apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities.
- Apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge.
- Conduct standard tests and measurements, and conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments.
- Function effectively as a member of a technical team.
- Identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.
- Apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and nontechnical environments; and identify and use appropriate technical literature.
- Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
- Integrate a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.
- Demonstrate a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
- Utilize graphic techniques to produce engineering documents.
- Utilize modern surveying methods for land measurement and/or construction layout.
- Determine forces and stresses in elementary structural systems.
Core Curriculum Competencies
The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you will be able to do as a graduate, regardless of your program of study. You will acquire these core competencies through general education courses and program-specific coursework. You will be expected to use relevant technology to achieve these outcomes:
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
PURSUING A BACHELOR’S DEGREE?
This is a Connected Degree program that enables you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior. See an academic counselor for details!