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Engineering Department

There are various fields of engineering including civil, mechanical, electrical, and chemical, just to name a few. There are also several engineering-related technologies and specializations which are part of designing, constructing, maintaining, and analyzing the world around us.

The variety of programs offered within the Engineering Department prepares students for a career in a wide range of engineering-related fields. Students develop an array of hands-on and academic skills identified by industry representatives. From Engineering Technology to HVAC to Construction Management, there is a program that leads you to the field of your choice.


Advanced Industrial Design and Technology

The Advanced Industrial Design and Technology program prepares 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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Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) is the use of specialized computer hardware and software to generate drawings used in architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, and a variety of other disciplines. The CCBC CAD program offers a two-year CAD Area of Concentration within the Engineering-Technology program, as well as two certificates focused on specific CAD-related skills. .

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Construction Management

The Construction Management program prepares students for employment as construction superintendents, general superintendents, project engineers, project managers, general construction managers, or executive construction managers.

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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 complete design work, as well as a variety of other applications. Engineering students generally transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor of Science degree.

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Engineering Technology

The Engineering Technology program is an application-oriented program that is made up of five Areas of Concentration (AOCs). Students may pursue employment as an engineering technician in an electro-mechanical or civil engineering field, as well as other engineering-related disciplines such as computer-aided design, geospatial applications, and surveying.

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Geospatial Applications

Geospatial Applications combine modern technologies such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Remote Sensing for mapping and spatial analysis.

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HVAC Technology

The HVAC program at CCBC includes degree, certificate, and continuing education options that prepare students for entry-level employment as installation and maintenance technicians, as well as positions within the high-demand Building Automation Systems (BAS) field.

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The Survey Technology program includes a two-year Engineering Technology degree (Land Surveying Area of Concentration) and two certificates designed to prepare students for a career in land surveying or civil design.

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