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$78,000

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Architectural and Engineering Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
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Civil Engineering Technicians

Apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
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Architectural Design Concentration
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Civil Engineers

Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.
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Engineering (Required Calculus) (Transfer)
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Mapping Technicians

Calculate mapmaking information from field notes, and draw and verify accuracy of topographical maps.
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Advanced Geographic Information Systems
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Advanced Geographic Information Systems
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Marine Engineers

Design, develop, and take responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems.
Engineering
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Engineering (Non-Transfer)
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Surveying Technicians

Adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as the theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.
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Apprenticeship: Surveying, Chainman
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Apprenticeship: Surveying, Chief Of Party
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Apprenticeship: Surveying, Chief Of Party
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Civil Design And Drawing
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