Building Construction Technology In-House

Through a combination of classroom study, mock-ups, and live projects, students in the Building Construction Technology Program obtain hands-on experience and become broadly familiar with methods, standards, and codes commonly associated with the construction industry.

Students have the option of completing a degree or one-year certificate.

STUDENTS GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE THROUGH:

  • Classroom study, interpretation of construction documents, print reading, sketches, mock-ups, cost estimates, and live projects.
  • Concentration on core communication, construction skills and progression at an individual rate matching individual growth. Fundamental construction skills are assessed periodically through competency testing.
  • Assigning projects based on student abilities to allow project time to more closely follow job-site practices.
  • Establishing a working ePortfolio of growth and accomplishments as an eResume, illustrating strength, commitment, and focus prospective employers seek.

GRADUATES MAY PURSUE CAREERS WITH:

  • Residential, light commercial, institutional, or heavy construction
  • Building materials supply
  • Prefabrication shops for modular units or custom cabinetry

WITH ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION, GRADUATES MAY BE EMPLOYED AS:

  • Project engineer/manager
  • Self-employment or general contracting
  • Building inspection
  • Design
  • Code enforcement

Alignment of program learning outcomes to courses in the program.

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