Engineering & Industrial Technology

Civil Engineering Technology - Associate in Applied Science

If you enjoy mathematical challenges and like to build things, a Civil Engineering Technology degree might be just the program for you. The curriculum meets the educational requirements needed to become a registered Tier “A” land surveyor, as determined by the South Carolina State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Civil Engineering Technology graduates also have the option to continue their education by transferring to a senior institution and pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology. 

 HGTC's Associate in Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited. For more information about HGTC's accreditations, click here.

Credit Requirements: 74 semester credit hours

Career Outlook

Graduates of the CET program are prepared to seek careers in the planning, design, and construction of roads, bridges, canals, dams, water and wastewater plants, and similar projects. Civil engineering technicians might be assigned to such duties as computer-aided drafting of construction and industrial drawings, writing specifications, estimating costs, inspecting construction jobs, and preparing surveys and maps.

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment resources.

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