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Catalog 2017-2018
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
   
 
    
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Civil Design Technology, Certificate of Proficiency


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73 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall, Spring

The Civil Design Technology certificate prepares technicians to work directly under the supervision of engineers, architects, or designers producing detailed drawings. Technicians are specialists in translating the rough sketches, layouts, and written specifications of architects, engineers, and designers into a drawing showing the complete details and specifications for the finished project under the close direction of a supervisor.

Civil Design Technology certificate graduates will:

  • be prepared for a range of entry level positions in the civil engineering field with limited responsibilities and scope
  • identify the elements and principles of civil engineering graphics design
  • identify and explain common symbols, materials, scales, and terminology used in the field
  • demonstrate familiarity with the many tools and techniques associated with design and its application in the work place
  • exhibit analytical thought, informed judgment, and ethical behavior
  • produce a professional resume, cover letter, and industry ready portfolio
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an adviser or counselor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Required Course Sequence

Technical Elective - 4 Credits


Recommended technical elective courses include:

Academic Core Requirements - 15 Credits


Total Program Credits: 73


See Academic Core Requirements  for a list of all applicable courses for each of the categories listed above.

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