A.S. in Public Works

These course offerings prepare new personnel for public works occupations and provide upgrading within these occupations. Job opportunities exist in both the public and private sectors.

This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of “C” and above) of the following major requirements:

Required courses:
PUB 150Introduction to Public Works3
PUB 151Street Construction and Maintenance3
PUB 155Public Works Inspection3
PUB 157Asphalt and Portland Cement3
PUB 160Public Administration3
PUB 164Plan Interpretation and Cost Estimating3
PUB 166Supervision in Public Works3
Total Units21

A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Public Works A.S. Degree will:

  1. Explain how to effectively use resources to administer infrastructure maintenance.
  2. Describe and explain the fundamentals of street maintenance.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of equipment and techniques used for street maintenance.
  4. Explain preventative methods and materials, emphasizing the importance of the need for longevity, in street construction and maintenance.
  5. Properly demonstrate a clear understanding of inspection records, duties, and job diary techniques.
  6. Describe and explain the ability to read and interpret plans.
  7. Demonstrate a clear understanding of codes and ordinances.