Heavy Construction, Certificate


Certificate in Heavy Construction (299107C)

This program is aimed at developing technical knowledge and skills necessary to supervise a highway construction project. This certificate may be earned independently of earning a degree, but all coursework can be applied to an AAS degree or the BS degree in Construction Engineering Technology.

Prerequisite classes must be completed before taking the courses for this certificate.  Consult the program for details.

The following information has official approval of The Department of Civil Engineering and The College of Engineering and Polymer Science, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.

The following courses constitute a "Certificate in Heavy Construction" and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record.


Required Courses17
Total Hours17

Required Courses 

COET:246Site Engineering3
COET:352Field Management & Scheduling2
COET:358Advanced Estimating3
COET:361Construction Formwork3
COET:465Heavy Construction Estimating3
Total Hours17

Note: Because most of the required courses have prerequisites, students should consult with the program director of the Construction Engineering Technology program for a contract before beginning course work.