ATTENTION: This program is currently under review by the department. While this is occurring, the college is not accepting new students into the program. For more information, please contact the engineering, trades and computer technologies department chair, Dr. Kelley Engle. Her contact information can be found in the "How can I learn more?" section of this page.
Are you curious to know what all may be involved in the planning and development of construction projects within your community? Do you have an interest in knowing how highways and land development projects are created and completed? If so, and you also have an eye for detail and the bigger picture, our civil engineering degree may be a good fit for you! If you are passionate about developing your computer and math skills, our Civil Technology Program can give you the strong foundation you need for a challenging and rewarding career.
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in civil technology focuses on the areas of highway and land development, drainage, erosion and sedimentation control and surveying.
With your associate degree, you can pursue the following positions in civil technology.
You are most likely to succeed in this field if you:
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Our program will introduce you to the basics of CAD drafting and design in:
In addition, you will be taught how to interpret major laws and regulations that govern the field of civil engineering as well as how to write specifications and prepare reports, permits, cost estimates, project documentation and presentations.
As you complete our program, you will:
Although this program is designed to lead directly to employment, transfer opportunities are available. Our programs are designed to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of four-year colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so that you can take the proper classes at HACC.
You can also transfer to the following program:
You can complete the entire program only at our Harrisburg Campus.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit this webpage to review the most up-to-date details about how courses are being offered.
Yes! Through the HACC Foundation, there are scholarships available. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships for details and deadlines.
We offer classes in the spring, summer and fall. To apply anytime, visit our website. When you submit your application, please include program code 4720 to ensure you apply to the correct program.