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Engineering Department

There are many fields of engineering - civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical, to name a few - and the number continues to grow with new technologies and specializations.

The variety of programs offered within the Engineering Department prepares students for a career in the engineering field by developing a wide array of hands-on and academic skills identified by industry representatives. From Surveying to Occupational Safety and Health, there is a program that leads you to the field of your choice.


Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is the use of specialized computer hardware and software to generate drawings used in the architectural, civil, engineering, and mechanical and other disciplines.

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Computer-Automated Manufacturing

CCBC Manufacturing Technology students learn to manufacture parts from metal and plastics using saws, surface grinders, manual mills and lathes, and CNC machining centers and CNC lathes.

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Construction Management

The Construction Management program will help you succeed in jobs with various titles such as construction superintendent, general superintendent, project engineer, project manager, general construction manager, or executive construction manager.

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Design, Fabrication and Advanced Manufacturing

The Design, Fabrication, and Advanced Manufacturing program offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree. It is designed to prepare students for employment or advancement in the fields of fabrication, manufacturing, and industrial design, with an emphasis on emerging technologies and strategies.

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The courses taken during the first two years of an engineering degree are very similar for most engineering disciplines. The courses are predominantly theory based and prepare a student to do design work as well as applications. Engineering students generally transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor of science degree.

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Engineering Technology

Engineering Technology is an application oriented program that incorporates many labs allowing for extensive hands-on instruction. Unlike Engineering, it is not calculus based and requires just the completion of College Algebra and Trigonometry. Engineering Technology students may pursue employment as an engineering technician in an electrical/electronic, civil, or mechanical engineering field.

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Geospatial Applications

Geospatial applications involves the ability to integrate geography (maps) and information (data) and then access, manipulate and utilize the results via systems (computers). Learn more »

HVAC Technology

The HVAC program at CCBC has quickly emerged as the option-of-choice for prospective students interested in a successful career in this exciting field.

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This is a two-year degree program designed to prepare students for a career in Land Surveying or Civil Design.

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