Salary Range Potential:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Mathematics, Problem-solving, Critical thinking, Attention to detail
Types of Employers:
Construction, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy, Private Firm
Civil engineers design and supervise large and complex construction projects, including roads, buildings, industrial complexes, airports, tunnels, and systems for delivery of water, wastewater and energy.
In today's growing energy and manufacturing economy, civil and environmental engineers are in high demand. Additionally, a growing population and America's aging infrastructure will require a steady supply of civil engineers to solve complex problems.
As a job candidate, you will be required to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Many companies also require engineers to obtain a professional engineering license through organizations like the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying. Civil Engineering programs are offered at 3 Mississippi 4-year universities - Mississippi State University, Jackson State University, and University of Mississippi.
Civil Engineer - $75,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
The 3D CAD Engineering Technology program at MCC prepares students to enter the engineering, architectural, and manufacturing fields. Students in the program use the latest 3D CAD software to design 2D and 3D drawings, models, and parts for industry. Students receive hands on experience with the latest versions of AutoCAD, Inventor, Inventor HSM, and Revit. Courses include a variety of projects in computer aided design, mechanical design, architectural design, and computer aided manufacturing. At the completion of the program, students are prepared for the Autodesk Certified User exams in the leading edge software AutoCAD, Inventor, and Revit. After graduation, students have the option to go to work or transfer to a university program to continue their education. Graduates from this program are employed in architectural, mechanical, and surveying fields as CAD and Engineering technicians.
Pre-requisites required:Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT; or Score a 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading section and a 230 or above on the Algebra section; or Earn a C or above in Math for Occupational Education (CTE 1113); or Complete 15 semester hours with a C average from an accredited college.
Length of Program:2 years
Summary of Program Requirements:Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT; or Score a 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading section and a 230 or above on the Algebra section; or Earn a C or above in Math for Occupational Education (CTE 1113); or Complete 15 semester hours with a C average from an accredited college.
Skills NeededDetailed oriented, problem solving, moderate computer skills, able to work independently, critical thinking, manual dexterity in arms and visual acuity.