Architecture Technology: Site Development, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria

The curriculum is designed to prepare students for either employment in civil engineering or the construction industry, or to prepare for continuing education in civil engineering technology, urban and landscape planning, or construction management. Job opportunities may include CAD operation, entry-level land planning or land development technician, and civil or construction engineering technician.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
BLD 165 Construction Field Operations 2
CAD 201 Computer Aided Drafting and Design I 4
CIV 225 Soil Mechanics 2
CIV 226 Soil Mechanics Laboratory 1
CIV 171 Surveying I 3
Choose One
EGR 115 Engineering Graphics 2
CAD 165 Architectural Blueprint Reading
Total 14-15
2nd Semester
ARC 225 Site Planning and Technology 3
CAD 260 Computer Applications for Surveyors and Technicians 3
CIV 280 Introduction to Environmental Engineering 3
1 Technical Elective 3
Total 12
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 26-27
One Year Credits
1st Semester
BLD
165
2
CAD
201
4
CIV
225
2
CIV
226
1
CIV
171
3
Choose One
EGR
115
2
CAD
165
Total 14-15
2nd Semester
ARC
225
3
CAD
260
3
CIV
280
3
Technical Elective
1
3
Total 12
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 26-27

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA. First-time-to-college students ages 17-24 must complete an SDV course within their first year at NOVA.

1 Technical electives must be approved by the program academic advisor. Technical electives may be selected from the following: BLD 101, BLD 200, BLD 231, CIV 228 and CIV 229, or HRT 246.

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