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Engineering Technologies

Catawba Valley's Engineering Technologies programs cover many engineering disciplines needed in local industry. The new Associate in Engineering program offers students the opportunity to apply to a 4-year program.

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The Engineering Technologies Division of Catawba Valley Community College offers six programs of study. These programs combine hands-on laboratory training and analytical classroom work based on the mathematical and physical sciences. All prepare students for immediate employment as important, well-paid members of our society, working in the technical area for which they prepared while at CVCC.


The Associate in Applied Science Degree Engineering Technology students find a wide range of career opportunities open to them in support of engineers or performing engineering technology services. The recent and current rapid developments in technology have created a strong and continuing demand for engineering technicians in every field of engineering and industry. Technicians deal with the application of scientific and engineering technical knowledge and methods combined with technical skills in the support of technology activities. Associate Degree programs in Engineering Technology are two years in length for full-time day students.

Please visit the appropriate program page for Curriculum Description, Semester Course Sequence, and Course Descriptions.

» New Associate in Engineering Degree


Department Head
Jim Thomas
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4202