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Civil Engineering Technology Construction (Minor)

The minor in Civil Engineering Technology (Construction) is open to all students (except civil engineering technology majors). The program consists of 12 credits, and the specified courses are as follows: Sustainable Building Practices (CET 355), Construction Planning and Scheduling (CET 445), Construction Cost Estimating (CET 460), and Construction Project Management (CET 465). These courses are offered both on campus and through distance learning.

Other 300-400 level courses in the CET program may be used for the minor in lieu of or in combination with those previously listed, upon written request and approval by the CET program director. Alternative courses are Contract Documents (CET 440), Building Information Modeling (CET 365), Construction Finance (CET 468), and Infrastructure, Heavy Highway and Equipment (CET 470).

Civil Engineering Technology Construction (Minor)


Description


What is Civil Engineering Technology Construction at ODU like?

The minor in Civil Engineering Technology (Construction) is open to all students (except civil engineering technology majors). The program consists of 12 credits, and the specified courses are as follows: Sustainable Building Practices (CET 355), Construction Planning and Scheduling (CET 445), Construction Cost Estimating (CET 460), and Construction Project Management (CET 465). These courses are offered both on campus and through distance learning.

Other 300-400 level courses in the CET program may be used for the minor in lieu of or in combination with those previously listed, upon written request and approval by the CET program director. Alternative courses are Contract Documents (CET 440), Building Information Modeling (CET 365), Construction Finance (CET 468), and Infrastructure, Heavy Highway and Equipment (CET 470).

Program Highlights


What makes Civil Engineering Technology Construction at ODU unique?

  • Construction courses developed based on industry needs

  • Courses are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET

Courses


What are some courses offered in Civil Engineering Technology Construction at ODU?

CET 355:
Sustainable Building Practices


The course will examine industry trends in sustainable building practices. It explores the green building strategies used in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. The role of site selection, water efficiency, energy, materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality will be explored. Prerequisites: Junior standing.

CET 460:
Construction Cost Estimating


Evaluation and analysis of the basic elements of estimating construction costs for buildings. Elements of take off and pricing for Division 1 through Division 6 are covered. Use of computers and estimating software are emphasized. Prerequisites: CET 210.

CET 445:
Construction Planning and Scheduling


The basic elements of planning and scheduling building construction projects. All elements of building construction, including the precedence methods of scheduling. Use of computers and planning and scheduling software are emphasized. Prerequisites: CET 210.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Civil Engineering Technology Construction at ODU?

Students entering the Minor program in Civil Engineering Technology Construction should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)

For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the minor, exclusive of lower-level courses and prerequisite courses, and complete at least six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

 

Cost

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 374

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,039

Active Duty Military Rate


Per Credit:

$ 250

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 407

Ways to Save

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International Admissions


Location:

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Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

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