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What will I learn?

Construction and Civil Engineering Technology with Specializations in:

  • Construction Management
  • Civil/Surveying Engineering

The Construction and Civil Engineering Technology A.S. Degree program provides both the theoretical and classroom experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities. It is designed to train competent technicians capable of working with architects, engineers, contractors, building officials and others. It will accommodate architectural drafting, construction estimators, schedulers, and supervisors, as well as persons just entering the field of construction.

Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.

Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.

All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.

The Construction and Civil Engineering A.S. degree also offers the following college credit certificate programs. These certificates can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for entry-level employment or to upgrade your skills for job advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less, and all of the courses in the certificates are embedded in the A.S. degree.

Potential Careers

  • Project Manager
  • Construction Scheduler
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Construction Estimator
  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Manager
  • Building Supervisor
  • General Contractor
  • Plans Reviewer

Program Outcomes

  • Accept professional and ethical responsibilities required by industry.
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Analyze systems and processes used to create the built environment.
  • Solve design problems using algebraic and trigonometric functions.

Which department am I in?

Valencia College

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,383.00 per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 January 2021

Venue

Poinciana Campus

3255 Pleasant Hill Road,

KISSIMMEE,

Florida,

34746, United States

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,383.00 per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 January 2021

Venue

Winter Park Campus

850 West Morse Blvd,

WINTER PARK,

Florida,

32789, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the equivalent of a high school diploma in the United States.

For international students

You will be admitted to Valencia College as a degree-seeking student if you have a standard high school diploma or a state-issued General Educational Development (GED) diploma. To be admitted as a degree-seeking student you must have an admissions application and official academic transcript(s) on file in the Admissions and Records Office. If you do not have a high school diploma or GED, you may be admitted as a Provisional non-degree seeking student.

Official TOEFL result (minimum score 45)

Official IELTS result (minimum score 5.5)

Official LOEP result (minimum score 86 - offered at Valencia College)

Successful completion of college-level English Composition with a grade of "C" or better.

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About this uni

Florida means easy access to beautiful beaches, sunshine throughout the year, iconic theme parks, top restaurants and excellent shopping amenities.

  • Awarded Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
  • Year-round campus events
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • New campus set to open in downtown Orlando