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Engineering with Emphasis in Civil Engineering Applications AS Degree
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Natural Sciences Division
Degree S0832

Engineering with Emphasis in Civil Engineering Applications program prepares the students for an entry-level career working as a technician under the direction of civil engineers, surveyors, contractors and architects through project-based learning activities.  This degree program is for job seekers interested in civil engineering and civil engineering technology; as well as students interested in university programs in civil engineering and civil engineering technology.

Engineering with Emphasis in Civil Engineering Applications degree incorporates the engineering, science, and communications skills needed by an entry-level civil engineering technology employee.  Completion of this degree will prepare graduates for multiple terminal technologist positions, including engineering technician, civil engineering technician, project engineer, engineering assistant, and designer. Through this program students will develop proficiency with mechanical systems, Microsoft Excel, oral communication, functional analysis, project management, developing presentations, laboratory analysis, land surveying, mapping, computer aided design, geometric dimensioning and tolerances, programming, numerical methods and technical reporting.  Completion of this degree may facilitate transfer into B.S. programs into Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, and Construction Engineering Management related programs.

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    • Architectural and Engineering Managers

      Architectural and Engineering Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9041.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $76.95

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $196,689.98
      Annual Job Openings
      2,759

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Civil Engineers

      Civil Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2051.00

      Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $39.10

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $104,421.22
      Annual Job Openings
      3,849

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Transportation Engineers

      Transportation Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2051.01

      Develop plans for surface transportation projects, according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policy. Prepare designs, specifications, or estimates for transportation facilities. Plan modifications of existing streets, highways, or freeways to improve traffic flow.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $39.10

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $104,421.22
      Annual Job Openings
      3,849

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Water/Wastewater Engineers

      Water/Wastewater Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2051.02

      Design or oversee projects involving provision of potable water, disposal of wastewater and sewage, or prevention of flood-related damage. Prepare environmental documentation for water resources, regulatory program compliance, data management and analysis, and field work. Perform hydraulic modeling and pipeline design.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $39.10

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $104,421.22
      Annual Job Openings
      3,849

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Environmental Engineers

      Environmental Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2081.00

      Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $40.06

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $111,966.40
      Annual Job Openings
      481

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Mining and Geological Engineers

      Mining and Geological Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2151.00

      Conduct subsurface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites. May specify the ground support systems, processes, and equipment for safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction or underground construction activities. May inspect areas for unsafe geological conditions, equipment, and working conditions. May design, implement, and coordinate mine safety programs.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $46.37

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $132,503.63
      Annual Job Openings
      68

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Petroleum Engineers

      Petroleum Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2171.00

      Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $38.35

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $133,305.96
      Annual Job Openings
      116

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Energy Engineers

      Energy Engineers

      SOC Career Code: 17-2199.03

      Design, develop, or evaluate energy-related projects or programs to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency during the designing, building, or remodeling stages of construction. May specialize in electrical systems; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; green buildings; lighting; air quality; or energy procurement.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $45.99

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 25 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $127,105.31
      Annual Job Openings
      2,347

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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