Gainful Employment Program Disclosure - Architectural/Construction Fundamentals

OPEID: 01043901
PROGRAM: Arch/Construction Fundmtls
CIP: 15.0101
PROGRAM LEVEL: Undergraduate Certificate
Downloadable Disclosure (Adobe PDF, requires Adobe Reader)

Occupational Information

O*NET Occupational Profile:
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians

Areas of Employment: Those who complete this certificate gain basic skills to work as technicians with architects, engineers, building component manufacturers, real estate developers, facility managers, residential and commercial contractors.

Potential Job Titles: Engineering Technician, Engineering Assistant, Civil Designer, Design Technician, Engineering Specialist, Project Coordinator, Survey Assistant, CAD Operator

2010-2011 Entire Program Costs

In-State | Out-Of-State | E-Rate Schedule of Fees

  • In-State Tuition And Fees: $2,527
  • Books And Supplies: $743
  • Room and Board: Southwest Does Not Offer On-Campus Housing
  • Loans: Southwest Does Not Participate in Student Loan Programs


  • Program Length: 2 semester(s)
  • Number of Students Completing between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011: 22
  • On Time Completion Rate: 45%

2010 In-Field Job Placement Rate*: 50%

2010 Overall Job Placement Rate*: 100%

* Based on the State of Tennessee job placement rate calculation:

  • Includes graduates from spring, summer, and fall terms within a calendar year surveyed through June 30 of the following year.
  • Students who continued their education, were in the military, not employed due to medical or family reasons, or participating in volunteer work are exempted
  • N/A indicates that there were no graduates to be placed