Building Construction Technology - Green Building

Curriculums in the Architecture and Construction Technology pathway are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions, as well as positions in industry and government.

Building Construction Technology:  A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to residential and commercial building construction and remodeling.  Includes instruction in construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; print reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing.

Suggested Schedule for 2014-2015 (Updated Apr 10, 2014)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A35140

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
BPR-130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
CMT-120 Codes and Inspections 3 0 0 3
CST-111 Construction I 3 3 0 4
MAS-140 Introduction to Masonry 1 2 0 2
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Total: 16
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CST-112 Construction II 3 3 0 4
CST-131 OSHA/Safety/Certification 2 2 0 3
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
SST-140 Green Building and Design Concepts 3 0 0 3
MAT-121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 0 3
Total: 17
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
Total: 3
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CST-113 Construction III 3 3 0 4
CST-211 Construction Surveying 2 3 0 3
CST-231 Soils & Site Work 3 2 0 4
CST-241 Planning/Estimating I 2 2 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Total: 17
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CST-221 Statics/Structures 3 3 0 4
DFT-151 CAD I 2 3 0 3
ELC-220 Photovoltaic System Technology 2 3 0 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 66

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Diploma in Building Construction Technology - Green Building D35140

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
BPR-130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
CMT-120 Codes and Inspections 3 0 0 3
CST-111 Construction I 3 3 0 4
MAS-140 Introduction to Masonry 1 2 0 2
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Total: 16
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CST-112 Construction II 3 3 0 4
CST-131 OSHA/Safety/Certification 2 2 0 3
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
SST-140 Green Building and Design Concepts 3 0 0 3
MAT-121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 0 3
Total: 17
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
COM-120 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
or COM-231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
or ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
Total: 3

Total Credit Hours: 36

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Certificate in Building Construction Technology - Basic C35140B

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BPR-130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
CMT-120 Codes and Inspections 3 0 0 3
CST-111 Construction I 3 3 0 4
MAS-140 Introduction to Masonry 1 2 0 2
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 12

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Certificate in Building Construction Technology - Intermediate C35140IM

Courses
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CST-111 Construction I 3 3 0 4
CST-112 Construction II 3 3 0 4
CST-131 OSHA/Safety/Certification 2 2 0 3
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 2 6 0 4
SST-140 Green Building and Design Concepts 3 0 0 3
Total: 18

Total Credit Hours: 18

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