Civil Construction


Degree Option in Construction Technology

DEGREE: Associate of Applied Science

DIVISION: Business & Technology

Just about anytime one travels city streets or highways these days there seems to be a lot of heavy construction underway. Civil Construction Technology deals with the construction of roads, bridges, tunnels, harbors, and airports, as well as drainage, water supply systems and environmental health systems.

- The Civil Construction Technology program at Delgado Community College prepares students for jobs in these areas. The types of work involved include the planning of project specifications, cost estimates, surveying, mapping and inspection of these kinds of projects. Earnings potential is good with average wages ranging from $13 to $18 per hour.

Delgado's Civil Construction Technology program prepares you directly for the job market. Many students complete the program and transfer these credits to a four-year institution for continued studies in Engineering.

Please call (504) 671-6100 for more information.

 

 

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT INFORMATION:

Academic Year 

08-09

09-10

10-11

11-12

12-13

Graduation Rate  

3

5

3

3

4

Program GPA

3.01

3.16

3.56

3.35

3.33

Average Technology Programs GPA

3.38

3.30

3.38

3.38

3.41

 
Average Starting Salary: $39,510 (LA Department of Labor, 2012).

The program can be completed in 24 months (as listed in the college catalog).

Placement Rate: For the latest available employment reports go to: http://www.dcc.edu/departments/ir/employmentreports/