Civil Engineering Technology
If you envision a future shaping the look and design of a community from its buildings to bridges to water and sewer systems, then Civil Engineering Technology is the program for you. In this nationally and internationally accredited program, you’ll turn your strong mathematical and science skills into the creative and logical mind of a civil engineering technologist.
Starting with a comprehensive introduction to engineering fundamentals in your first year and developing a practical understanding of engineering design in your second, you’ll become familiar with the latest tools and software, use industry-standard computer applications to complete your projects and even have opportunities to interact with today’s engineering technology professionals.
Program fees will vary. To view fee information for your program, go to lethbridgecollege.ca/programs and select your program.
Mobile Learning Program
This is a Mobile Learning Program that requires students to purchase a mobile device from Lethbridge College complete with program specific software. Go to www.lethbridgecollege.ca/mobilelearning for additional information.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are awarded a Civil Engineering Technology diploma.
Nationally and Internationally Accredited
The Civil Engineering Technology program is nationally accredited with Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC). A TAC nationally accredited program represents excellence in education, providing students, parents, faculty and industry with the confidence that the program has met the standards of the profession and graduates have the requisite knowledge and skill set to competently enter the workforce. - Technology Accreditation Canada.
As a result of the accreditation with TAC, all graduates of the Civil Engineering Technology program are also internationally accredited.
Students are accepted into the Civil Engineering Technology program for the Fall (September) term only.
General Admissions Requirements
All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admission section of this calendar.
In addition to meeting the general admission requirements indicated in the Admission section of this calendar, applicants to this program must also satisfy the following specific course requirements (or equivalencies):
- a minimum grade of 50 percent in Grade12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-1) or 60 percent in Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2)
- Grade 11 physics or Grade 12 science
Please note that Grade 12 biology and/or Grade 12 chemistry will not be accepted in lieu of Grade 12 science.
Basic understanding of computer technology such as word processing, copying files and familiarity working in a Windows-based environment is required.
|CON-1162||Engineering Management I||3|
|MTH-1150||Engineering Math I||3|
|SUR-1150||Land Survey I||3|
|CON-1180||Construction Engineering I||3|
|ENF-1166||Statics and Strength of Materials||3|
|ENF-1170||Engineering Properties I||3|
|MTH-1170||Engineering Math II||3|
|SUR-1180||Land Survey II||3|
|CIV-2256||Civil Software Applications||3|
|CON-2255||Construction Engineering II||3|
|CON-2260||Engineering Management II||3|
|STS-2260||Statistics and Applied Research I||3|
|CIV-2262||Structural Design I||6|
|CIV-2271||Water Resource Design||3|
|CIV-2275||Structural Design II||3|
|RSR-2265||Applied Research II||1.5|
Practicum Experience Requirements
There is an elective practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). Please direct your inquiries to the Program Chair.
Graduates of Lethbridge College's Civil Engineering Technology diploma program are eligible to receive 30 credits towards a number of post-diploma bachelor's degrees in Commerce, Management, Human Resources/Labour Relations, and Science at Athabasca University. To explore your options, please visit www.athabascau.ca
Graduates of Lethbridge College's Civil Engineering Technology diploma program may gain a second diploma in Engineering Design Technology with an additional 1½ years of study (course scheduling permitting).
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
Graduates of Lethbridge College's Civil Engineering Technology diploma program with a minimum GPA of 2.7, or a B- grade, on standard grading scales will be conditionally accepted into the BTech (Bachelor of Technology) degree program at NAIT. Applicants for transfer of credit shall complete all of the requested application procedures of NAIT including, but not limited to, written statements outlining personal objectives, career goals, letters of reference, work experience and community involvement, and such other information as may be requested and used by NAIT to determine whether the applicant complies with the requirements as set out or intended.
Royal Roads University
Lethbridge College's Civil Engineering Technology diploma graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible for full block transfer into the third year of the Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management at Royal Roads University. For more information, please visit https://www.royalroads.ca
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
Graduates of Lethbridge College's Civil Engineering Technology diploma program are eligible to transfer up to 30 credits towards the Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management at SAIT.
University of Alberta
Lethbridge College's Civil Engineering Technology diploma graduates with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible to receive up to one year of transfer credit towards a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) at the University of Alberta. Admission is subject to the specific program, appropriate grades, and space availability. For the most current information on transferring to the Faculty of Engineering, please visit http://www.engineering.ualberta.ca/ProspectiveStudents/Admission/AdmissionRequirements/Technicalprograms.aspx