College of Technology

Civil Engineering Technology - Book and Tool List

Textbooks may be purchased at the University Bookstore located at the Pond Student Union - Building #14. Textbooks may also be purchased or reserved on-line through www.efollett.com or the bookstore's website. Save Your Receipts!

Approximate total book and tool costs for this program's options are listed below. Additional book costs will vary depending on the courses taken to fulfill general education requirements for the AAS degree.
Textbooks are subject to change each semester.

I. Books & Supplies Listed by Course
DESCRIPTION ISBN PRICE
CET 0110 Applied Mathematics I
Technical Mathematics, 6th edition 0471695936 $165.00
CET 0111 Drawing with CAD
Discovering AutoCAD 2012 0135069981 $102.00
CET 0111 Class fee (Class fees cover paper and ink cartridges, handouts, payments for ISPLS conference, report binding, wooden stakes, flagging, wooden lath, smaller survey equipment, software upgrades, and batteries for GPS and other equipment.) $20.00
CET 0112 Beginning Surveying
Elementary Surveying (W/CD) 0136154310 $168.00
CET 0112 Class fee (see fee description for CET 0111) $15.00
CET 0115 Materials Testing and Specifications I
Basic Construction Materials 0131433878 $112.00
Soils Manual #MS-10 2107011110 $35.00
CET 0115 Class fee (see fee description for CET 0111) $10.00
Approximate Total Books & Class Fees - First Semester $627.00
II. TOOLS (All items as specified or as approved by instructor)
QUANTITY DESCRIPTION PRICE
1 ea HP 33s Scientific Calculator w/ booklet (Surveying Solutions for the HP33s – 2nd edition – D'Zign) $80.00
2 ea Eraser Holder with soft eraser jet, #825-B Pink, Pocket $2.00
2 ea Lead (for mechanical pencils) H, 2H, 3H $9.00
1 ea Protractor, 6" Circular, Kohinoor #8220-6 (Optional) ($4.00)
1 ea Scale, 12" Engineer's (Triangular) Combination scales $5.00
1 ea Tape, 25' Steel Measuring (decimal, feet, & inches) $7.00
1 ea Triangle, Pro. Topaz #1045T, 12" 45 degrees (Optional) ($8.00)
1 ea Triangle, Pro. Topaz #12-60T, 12" 30-60 degree (Optional) ($8.00)
2 ea
4 ea
2 set
Notebook , Loose-leaf , surveyors field book
Binder , 3-Ring with 400 sheets of engineering paper
Dividers, notebook
$19.00
  Approximate Total Tools - First Semester
$127.00
III. UNIFORMS OR OTHER EQUIVALENT WARM CLOTHING (Suggested)
DESCRIPTION PRICE
Safety Vest
Raincoat
Coveralls - Insulated
Belt
$150.00
Approximate Total Uniforms - First Semester $150.00
Approximate Total Books, Tools & Supplies – First Semester $939.00
I. Books & Supplies Listed by Course) - Second Semester
DESCRIPTION ISBN PRICE
CET 0120 Applied Mathematics II
CET 0121 Civil Engineering Technology Drafting
Civil Drafting Technology   $50.00
CET 0122 Intermediate Surveying
CET 0125 Materials Testing and Specifications II
Approximate Total Books, Tools & Supplies – Second Semester $50.00
I. Books & Supplies (Listed by Course) - Third Semester
DESCRIPTION ISBN PRICE
CET 0211 Utility Design and Construction
Water & Wastewater Technology 0131745421 $134.00
CET 0215 Materials Testing and Specifications III
CET 0215 Class fee (see fee description for CET 0111) $10.00
CET 0216 Route Survey and Design
AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 0135071663 $102.00
CET 0216 Class fee (see fee description for CET 0111) $15.00
CET 0217 State Plane Coordinates
Same book as CET 0216    
CET 0217 Class fee (see fee description for CET 0111) $15.00
Approximate Total Books, Tools & Supplies – Third Semester $276.00
I. Books & Supplies (Listed by Course) - Forth Semester
DESCRIPTION ISBN PRICE
CET 0220 Engineering Mechanics
Applied Statics and Strengths of Materials 0131946846 $145.00
CET 0224 Land and Construction Surveys
CET 0215 Class fee (see fee description for CET 0111) $10.00
CET 0216 Route Survey and Design
Graduation Application Fee for First Certificate/Degree $20.00
Optional Graduation Application Fee for Each Additional Certificate/Degree ($10.00)
Approximate Total Books, Tools & Supplies – Fourth Semester $165.00

Approximate Total Books, Tools & Supplies - Technical Program   $1,565.00

ISU tuition and insurance is not included in the above listed fees.
Anticipate additional expenses associated with this program:
Textbooks associated with academic courses,
Transportation, parking, child care, housing.
You must check your class schedule to determine textbooks required by instructor