Civil Engineering Technology Course Descriptions

CVL130 Work Zone Safety & First Aid
Covers signage and cone setup standards related to basic traffic control for short-term work zones. Presents introductory flagging procedures with additional coursework in basic first aid and CPR. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F, Offered as needed
1 Credits

CVL143 Introduction to Civil Survey
Introduces a broad variety of office- and field-based activities associated with the work of a professional land surveyor. Emphasizes professional-technical development and working as a member of a team. Corequisite: MTH070, or MTH081 or higher; or consent of instructor. F
3 Credits

CVL144 Intermediate Civil Survey
Continues Introduction to Civil Survey (CVL143). Covers plane survey office and field practices. Includes measurement techniques associated with differential leveling and field measurements with advanced electronic survey equipment. Includes basic office calculations relating to surveying, including coordinate geometry, differential levels and simple curves. Covers field survey procedures for staking horizontal curves, data collection and differential levels. Introduces a basic understanding of metes and bounds descriptions. Emphasizes professional-technical development and team workskills. Prerequisite: CVL143 with a grade of C or betterr; or consent of instructor. Corequisite: MTH082 or higher. W
3 Credits

CVL232 Applied Statics and Strength
Covers classification and analysis of internal and external forces induced in structures by various types of loading. Introduces structural factors such as centroids, moment of inertia, stress and deflection. Covers the design of structures based on structural analysis using equilibrium, stress, and deflection concepts. Prerequisite: MTH082 or MTH112; and PH121; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W
4 Credits

CVL280A Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
1 Credits

CVL280B Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
2 Credits

CVL280C Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
3 Credits

CVL280D Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
4 Credits

CVL280E Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
5 Credits

CVL280F Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
6 Credits

CVL280G Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
7 Credits

CVL280H Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
8 Credits

CVL280I Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
9 Credits

CVL280J Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
10 Credits

CVL280L Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
12 Credits

XCVL9000E Pothole Patch Workshop
Designed for public works maintenance crews and supervisors. Includes basic skills to improve ability to provide quality maintenance of roads and street.
.7 CEU

XCVL9000F Equipment Management System
Designed to help road and street agencies design and implement an equipment management system for their organizations for improved efficiency and effectiveness in use of budgeted funds.
1.2 CEU

XCVL9000G Work Zone Traffic Control
Case histories, workshop sessions, and lectures will be used to acquaint participants with applications of effective design and installation concepts using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. The legal, administrative, and operational aspects will also be discussed.
.4 CEU

XCVL9000H Highway Bridge Inspection
Provides introductory level, practical training in bridge inspections. Covers bridge elements, inspection tools, signing, mechanics and deterioration of concrete, steel and timber structures, truss mechanics, and underwater inspection. Provides a portion of the training necessary for a technician to become certified under the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) program for bridge inspectors. Intended for Federal, State, and local engineers and technicians as introductory training or as a refresher course on general bridge inspection.
3.2 CEU

XCVL9000J Mobile Crane Operation/Safety
Designed for experienced crate operators seeking certification how to safely operate a mobile crane with a lifting capacity greater than 5 tons but less than 50 tons.
1.6 CEU

XCVL9000K Mobile Crane Re-Certification
Designed for experienced crane operators seeking re-certification on mobile cranes with a lifting capacity greater than 5 tons but less than 50 tons.
.8 CEU

XCVL9000L Informed Consent
Presents methods of effectively involving the public in the planning process of public projects. Designed for officials in public positions.
2.4 CEU

XCVL9000M Uniform Traffic Control Dev
Provides instruction and practice in the use of the Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Designed for persons responsible for signing, signalization, and marking of roads.
1.2 CEU

XCVL9000N Work Zone Traffic & Flagging
Covers the fundamental principles of traffic control, the five parts of temporary traffic control zones, and regulations regarding the primary traffic control devices and their proper placement. Demonstrates correct flagging techniques. Meets the requirements of the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) construction specifications.
.4 CEU

XCVL9000P Welding Safety Seminars
Covers safety, repairs, certification and codes, and procedures for road crews that will be using welding equipment on the job. Includes technical demonstrations.
.7 CEU

XCVL9000Q Rappelling for Engineers
Designed for employees in business, industry, and government who work in a field that requires rappelling techniques.
.8 CEU

XCVL9000R Fall Protection Workshop
Designed to present a consistent approach to the prevention of falls in the workplace and the skills necessary to perform self-rescue in the event that a protected fall should occur. Includes physics of falls and the devices and harness that are available to protect the worker from and during a fall.
1.6 CEU

XCVL9000T Flagger Control: Train/Trainer
Presents effective flagger design and installation concepts using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. Discuss the legal, administrative, and operational aspects of traffic control
.8 CEU