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CIV 90 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 95 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 96 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 97 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 98 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 99 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 110 - Introduction to Civil Engineering Technology
Introduces basic skills required for a career in civil engineering technology, focusing on the roles and responsibilities of the engineering team, professional ethics, problem solving with hand calculator and computer applications. Introduces civil engineering materials and analysis, standard laboratory procedures and reporting, and engineering graphics, including instruction in Computer Aided Drafting. Instructs students in oral presentation preparations and delivery.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
2 credits
CIV 115 - Civil Engineering Drafting
Introduces terminology and drafting procedures related to civil engineering.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hour per week.
3 credits
CIV 120 - Masonry Technology
Introduces the ASTM standards and the methodology of concrete masonry technology emphasizing mortar mix designs, field and laboratory testing, and typical field applications.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 135 - Construction Management and Estimating
Teaches the equipment and methods used in construction. Includes principles and economics of construction, planning and management, and principles of estimating primarily using highway and building project examples.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 160 - Transportation Engineering
Presents the application of transportation systems including administration, location studies, traffic surveys, alignment, drainage, intersections and interchanges, and pavement types.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 170 - Principles of Surveying
Introduces the elements of surveying to include use and care of modern surveying equipment and the application of surveying in construction. Prerequisite: Technical Math.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
CIV 171 - Surveying I
Introduces surveying equipment, procedures and computations including adjustment of instruments, distance measurement, leveling, angle measurement, traversing, traverse adjustments, area computations and introduction to topography. Prerequisite: Engineering Technical Math or divisional approval.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 172 - Surveying II
Introduces surveys for transportation systems including the preparation and analysis of topographic maps, horizontal and vertical curves, earthwork and other topics related to transportation construction. Prerequisite: CIV 171 or equivalent.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hour per week.
3 credits
CIV 174 - Geomatics
Teaches the art, science, and technologies used in the determination of position. Introduces basic plane surveying measurements and computations for horizontal, vertical and angular measurement, traversing, area, simple curves, topography, and construction surveys, and introduces Geographic Information Systems.
Lecture 3 hours per week. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 175 - Geomatics Laboratory
Teaches use of instrumentation to make basic plane surveying measurements for horizontal, vertical, and angular measurement, and includes construction survey and layout. Focuses on the use of pacing techniques, steel tape, level, and total stations.
Laboratory 3 hour. Total 3 hours per week.
1 credits
CIV 190 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 193 - Studies In
Covers new content not covered in existing courses in the discipline. Allows instructor to explore content and instructional methods to access the course's viability as a permanent offering.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
CIV 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 198 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 200 - Fundamentals of Building Construction
Introduces the various materials available for design and construction. Covers application and combination of traditional materials and recent innovations in construction systems.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 210 - Structural Systems
Introduces the application of the principles of mechanics and strength of materials to the analysis and design of civil engineering structures, specifically in the areas of building and highway construction. Prerequisite: Statics and Strength of Materials.
Lecture 4-5 hours per week.
4-5 credits
CIV 220 - Structural Analysis
Focuses on the analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate structures based on principles of statics, strength of materials and geometric conditions. Prerequisite: Statics and Strength of Materials.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 225 - Soil Mechanics
Focuses on soil in its relationship to engineering construction. Includes soil composition and structure, weight-volume relationships, sampling procedures, classification systems, water in soil, stresses, strains, bearing capacity, settlement and expansion, compaction, stabilization, and introduction to foundations and retaining walls.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week. (Rev. 5/1/08)
2-3 credits
CIV 226 - Soil Mechanics Laboratory
Introduces practical soil sampling; classification of unified, ASTM and ASSHTO specifications; laboratory testing of soils to predict engineering performance.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
CIV 227 - Concrete and Soil Technology
Teaches properties of Portland cement concrete, methods of mix design, use and placement of concrete, soil and its relationship to engineering construction. Teaches Engineering properties of soil with introduction to retaining walls, piles, underground conduits, and earth dams.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 228 - Concrete Technology
Introduces properties of Portland cement concrete, methods of mix design and adjustment, transportation, placement and curing in accordance with ACI and PCA recommended procedures.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
CIV 229 - Concrete Laboratory
Focuses on mixing, curing, testing and quality control of concrete.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
CIV 230 - Civil Construction Materials
Introduces the basic properties of Portland Cement concrete, soils and bituminous materials. Includes design and composition, placement, sampling and testing of concrete, soils, and asphalt cements used in civil engineering construction.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
CIV 239 - Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics Laboratory
Provides problem-solving, data analysis, and technical writing experience. Explores fluid properties, hydrostatics, fluid dynamics, closed conduit flow, open channel flow, and flow measurement.
(1 Cr.) Lab 2 hours, Total 2 hours per week
To be determined at the local level (Co-Req ? CIV 240)
1 credits
CIV 240 - Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
Introduces the principles of fluid flow and development of practical hydraulics resulting from study of fluid statics, flow of real fluid in pipes, multiple pipe lines, liquid flow in open channels, and fluid measurement techniques. Prerequisite: Statics or divisional approval.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 241 - Applied Hydraulics and Drainage I
Presents the basic fundamentals of hydrology and hydraulics to the practical problems of drainage design. The use of design aids with supportive theory is stressed to insure an understanding of the background, the theory of development, basic assumptions and limitations of the various methods of estimating storm water run off and hydraulic structure design. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 242 - Applied Hydraulics and Drainage II
Presents the basic fundamentals of hydrology and hydraulics to the practical problems of drainage design. The use of design aids with supportive theory is stressed to insure an understanding of the background, the theory of development, basic assumptions and limitations of the various methods of estimating storm water run off and hydraulic structure design. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 246 - Water Resources Technology
Introduces the elements of hydrology and hydraulic systems.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 2-5 hours per week.
2-3 credits
CIV 256 - Global Positioning Systems for Land Surveying
Introduces principles of satellite-based surveying and presents Global Positioning System (GPS) as it is utilized in land surveying and the various components of the GPS technology and the techniques through which the GPS technology may be used in land surveys. Utilizes field surveys using the GPS equipment as part of the laboratory activities. [This course covers the same content as GIS 256. Credit will not be granted for both courses].
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 257 - Mapping Standards, VA Rules & Statutes & Surveying Law
Presents both theory and practical mapping experience in the preparation of subdivision maps, records of surveys, topographic maps, route and rights-or-way maps. Covers the requirements of the Subdivision Map Act and the Land Surveyors Act. Presents techniques for the reduction of field survey notes and the preparation of improvement plans. Prepares students for areas of the Land Surveyors-in-Training and the State Land Surveyors examinations. [This course covers the same content as GIS 257. Credit will not be granted for both courses].
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 258 - Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Introduces principles of photogrammetry, geometry of photographs, flight planning, ground control, single and double image photogrammetry, stereoscopic plot, orthophoto, photogram, metric mapping, applications, and economic factors. Provides the student with the required background preparation for areas of the State Land Surveyors Examination and the Land Surveyors-in- Training Examination devoted to this topic. [This course covers the same content as GIS 258. Credit will not be granted for both courses].
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
CIV 259 - Virginia Coordinate Systems
Provides an introduction to the theory of the Virginia Coordinate System and its application to modern surveying practices; conversion of geographical coordinates, zone conversion, and transversing of the grid. Provides the student with the required background and preparation for areas of the State Land Surveyors Examination and the Land Surveyors-in-Training Examination devoted to this topic. [This course covers the same content as GIS 259. Credit will not be granted for both courses].
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
CIV 261 - Advanced Surveying
Introduces layout of curves under complex field conditions. Explores route surveying, vertical curves, slope boundaries, legal aspects of surveying, original surveys and resurveys, public land surveys. Discusses topics in surveying, astronomy, and celestial observations. Provides drills in the use of theodolite and electronic equipment. Prerequisite CIV 172 or equivalent.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 265 - Curves and Earthwork
Studies computations of simple, compound and transition curves; grades and vertical curves; earthwork and haul quantities.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 270 - Utilizing Surveying Software
Introduces computer applications for conventional coordinate-geometry (COGO) calculations. Studies and evaluates numerous COGO software and their associated drafting packages. Includes calculations and drafting of traverse adjustment, subdivision, curves, and others. Prerequisite CIV 172 or equivalent.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 274 - Advanced Geomatics
Teaches the art, science, and technologies used in the determination of position. Introduces survey statistics, coordinate systems and datums, principles of photogrammetry, mapping, map projections, boundary surveys, public land surveys, Global Positioning System (GPS), and Geographic Information System (GIS) concepts. Prepares students for applicable areas of the State Land Surveyor Examination and the Land Surveyors-in-Training Examination.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 275 - Advanced Geomatics Laboratory
Provides the opportunity to use instrumentation to conduct topographic, layout, curve, profile, property, boundary, and control surveys. Focuses on the use of level, total station, and GPS units.
Laboratory 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
1 credits
CIV 280 - Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Introduces the engineering elements of water and wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection systems, solid and hazardous waste, erosion control, and storm water management.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
CIV 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-6 credits
CIV 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
CIV 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits