Civil Engineering Technology: Diploma

Program Mission

Working in partnership with industry, the Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology program provides quality education that prepares highly skilled technicians capable of serving the community and fulfilling personal ambitions with excellence. Graduates may choose to continue into the additional two years of the program to become innovative engineers.

Program Goal

The Program Educational Objectives of the Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology Program are to provide graduates:

  1. With the technical knowledge and skills required by the industry to professionally develop, operate, and maintain projects in areas of the built environment and global infrastructures.
  2. Equipped for lifelong learning, professional development, and adhering to international Code of Ethics.
  3. Capable to engage in sustainable activities through community and work-based opportunities.
  4. With team building and communication skills.

Program Learning Outcomes

The Program Learning Outcomes of the Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology Program are to provide graduates:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined engineering problems appropriate to the Civil Engineering Technology.
  2. An ability to design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the Civil Engineering Technology.
  3. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well-defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  4. An ability to conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and to analyze and interpret the results.
  5. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Completion Requirements

Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 74 credits, including:

Program Core Courses44
Mathematics and Science Courses12
General Studies course18
Total Credit Hours74
Civil Engineering Core Courses
Required Credits: 44
CVE 2001Applied Drafting and CAD: Civil1
CVE 2013CAD tools in Civil Engineering3
CVE 2103Site Surveying3
CVE 2113Quantity Surveying and Estimating3
CVE 2203Engineering Mechanics3
CVE 2213Strength of Materials3
CVE 2303Soil Mechanics3
CVE 2403Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics3
CVE 2603Construction Materials3
CVE 2613Civil Engineering Construction3
CVE 2903Sophomore Design Project3
CVE 3203Structural Analysis3
EGN 1133Design Thinking in Technology3
EGN 1001Engineering Workshop1
EGN 2806Work Placement I6
Mathematics and Science Required Courses
Required Credits: 12
CHM 1103Engineering Chemistry3
MTH 1203Calculus I3
MTH 2103Calculus II3
PHY 1203Physics II3
General Studies
Required Credits: 18
English, Arabic or other Languages
Required Credits: 6
LSC 1103 and AES 1013
Information Technology and Mathematics
Required Credits: 6
ICT 2013 and MTH 1113
The Natural Sciences
Required Credits: 3
PHY 1103
The Social or Behavioral Sciences
Required Credits: 3
LSS 1003
Description Data
Total Required Credits 74
Maximum Duration of Study 3 years
Minimum Duration of Study 2 years
Cost Recovery Program No
Program Code DCVET
Major Code CVE

Recommended Sequence of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Credit Hours
EGN 1133 Design Thinking in Technology 3
LSC 1103 Professional Communication and Reporting 3
LSS 1003 Life and Future Skills 3
MTH 1203 Calculus I 3
PHY 1103 Physics I 3
 Credit Hours15
Semester 2
AES 1013 Arabic Communications 3
CHM 1103 Engineering Chemistry 3
CVE 2603 Construction Materials 3
EGN 1001 Engineering Workshop 1
MTH 1113 Statistics for Engineering 3
PHY 1203 Physics II 3
 Credit Hours16
CVE 2203 Engineering Mechanics 3
MTH 2103 Calculus II 3
 Credit Hours6
Year 2
Semester 3
CVE 2001 Applied Drafting and CAD: Civil 1
CVE 2103 Site Surveying 3
CVE 2213 Strength of Materials 3
CVE 2403 Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics 3
CVE 2613 Civil Engineering Construction 3
ICT 2013 Computational Thinking and Coding 3
 Credit Hours16
Semester 4
CVE 2013 CAD tools in Civil Engineering 3
CVE 2113 Quantity Surveying and Estimating 3
CVE 2303 Soil Mechanics 3
CVE 2903 Sophomore Design Project 3
CVE 3203 Structural Analysis 3
 Credit Hours15
EGN 2806 Work Placement I 6
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours74