Curricula 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.

The Building Construction Technology program 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.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2017-2018 (Updated Jun 26, 2017)

Certificate in Building Construction Technology - Basic C35140B

Fall Semester 1
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

Diploma in Building Construction Technology D35140

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 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
DFT-151 CAD I 2 3 0 3
MAS-140 Introduction to Masonry 1 2 0 2
MAT-110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
Total: 19
Spring 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-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
CST-112 Construction II 3 3 0 4
CST-131 OSHA/Safety/Certification 2 2 0 3
CST-241 Planning/Estimating I 2 2 0 3
ELC-115 Industrial Wiring 2 6 0 4
Total: 17

Total Credit Hours: 36