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Civil Engineering Technology educates students in the design and development of projects that pertain to the practice of civil engineering. Students gain a sound knowledge of the fundamental principles of civil engineering technology including an emphasis on social, ethical, safety and health related issues, enabling them to either enter the work force or continue their education in engineering. Civil Engineering Technology curriculum is reviewed by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members.

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RONALD ROOKS

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Walla Walla Campus
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362


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Mission

To provide quality instruction in both engineering principle and technology and prepare students to meet the needs of industry.

Program Outcomes

  • Provide a sound knowledge of the fundamental principles of civil engineering technology so that they may either enter the work force or continue their education in engineering.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills that can be applied to a wide range of problems, both technical and non-technical.
  • Provide the skills necessary for the practice of civil engineering technology.
  • Provide a well-balanced educational experience that will foster communication skills, appreciation of social values, and an understanding of the social implications of technology.
  • Remain technically current and responsive to the changing needs of society.

Degree Options

Students may earn an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Civil Engineering Technology. One-year certificate options include Surveying and Engineering Graphics. These options allow students the freedom to pursue careers after either one or two years of training.

Students may also earn an Associate in Science Degree-Option II (Engineering) (90 credits) which is designed to prepare students for upper division study in engineering. Please consult with an advisor at WWCC and your intended transfer institution to determine an appropriate education plan.