Jun 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Course Catalog 
2022-2023 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil Engineering Technician (CETA2)

Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree
Program Location: Fort Omaha Campus

This degree emphasizes the skills necessary for graduates seeking employment in civil engineering occupations. The program emphasizes the related use of computers and software. The degree provides a strong foundation in current basic civil engineering techniques and prepares students for occupational entry and advancement as a civil engineering technician. Graduates are readily employed as engineering technicians in construction, transportation, surveying, and testing laboratories.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 82.0
General Education: 22.5
Total credit hours required: 104.5

The following General Education courses are recommended for Civil Engineering Technician (CETA2): Communication: ENGL 1220   or ENGL 1225 ; Quantitative/Numeracy Skills: MATH 1430 ; Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness: COMS 1220  

Associate in Applied Sciences General Education Requirements (22.5 credit hours)

The following are General Education requirements for an Associate in Applied Sciences degree (AAS). Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog. 


Scientific Inquiry

1 Course     4.5-6.0 credit hrs.   

Select 1 course from list of Natural or Social Science General Education courses in the current course catalog.


*Students choosing a Social Sciences course to satisfy the Scientific Inquiry requirement should take a Humanities course to satisfy the Critical Thinking/Creativity and Social/Cultural Awareness competency.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course     4.5

Select one of the following courses.