Construction Technology

Construction Technology

Program Overview

The Construction Technology program prepares students for employment in the construction industry or in related occupations. The program is built around National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) standards and is comprised of a core component covering basic employability skills, introductory carpentry, and construction management. 

The Construction Technology and Advanced Construction Technology certificates prepare students for entry-level employment in the construction industry with a skill set that includes construction safety, common hand/power tools, basic carpentry fundamentals, framing and finishing, masonry, plumbing, and residential wiring. In the Advanced certificate, students will be introduced to site layout and project management and supervision. All courses are based on the NCCER (National Council for Construction Education and Research) curriculum. 

Explore our Program Options

17 credit hours, can be completed in two semesters 

Orientation (2 hours) 

COLL 105 – Technical Career Development I 

COLL 106 – Technical Career Development II 

Major Courses (9 hours) 

CONS 105 – Intro to Construction Technology 

CONS 112 – Carpentry Fundamentals 

CONS 116 – Framing and Finishing 

Approved Electives: choose two 

CONS 121 – Masonry 

CONS 131 – Plumbing 

CONS 141 – Electrical 

32 credit hours, can be completed in two semesters 

Orientation (2 hours) 

COLL 105 – Technical Career Development I 

COLL 106 – Technical Career Development II 

Major Courses (27 hours) 

CONS 105 – Intro to Construction Technology 

CONS 112 – Carpentry Fundamentals 

CONS 116 – Framing and Finishing 

CONS 121 – Masonry 

CONS 131 – Plumbing 

CONS 141 – Electrical 

CONS 174 – Carpentry Forms 

CONS 232 – Site Layout 

CONS 245 – Project Management 

Approved Electives: choose one 

AMT 112 – Occupational Safety 

BSAD 150 – Introduction to Business 

CONS – Any course 

DRFT 153 – Construction Graphics 

ENER 105 – Introduction to Energy 

62 credit hours, can be completed in four semesters 

Orientation (2 hours) 

COLL 105 – Technical Career Development I 

COLL 106 – Technical Career Development II 

Communications (9 hours) 

ENGL 101 – English Composition 

ENGL 102 – Advanced English Composition 

COMM 104 – Fundamentals of Speech 

Mathematics (3 hours) 

MATH 104 – Technical Mathematics 

Civics (3 hours) 

HIST 106 – US History I 

Required Support Courses (6 hours) 

BSAD 115 – Computer Concepts 

DRFT 153 – Construction Graphics 

Required Construction Courses (36 hours) 

CONS 105 – Intro to Construction Technology 

CONS 108 – Energy Conservation Techniques 

CONS 112 – Carpentry Fundamentals 

CONS 116 – Framing and Finishing 

CONS 121 – Masonry 

CONS 131 – Plumbing 

CONS 141 – Electrical 

CONS 155 – Basic HVAC 

CONS 174 – Carpentry Forms 

CONS 232 – Site Layout 

CONS 245 – Project Management 

CONS 290 – Construction Internship 

Approved Electives: choose one 

AMT 112 – Occupational Safety 

BSAD 150 – Introduction to Business 

CONS – Any course 

ENER 105 – Introduction to Energy 

Competitive Advantages

Short-Term Certificates
and Degree options

Complete our stackable certificate programs in as little as 9 months or broaden your technical and professional skills by earning an associate degree.

Low Tuition

A quality program, with knowledgeable instructors and an excellent faculty-to-student ratio, all at an affordable cost.

Work-Based
Learning

Develop your skills in the lab and the field as you train on various aspects of residential and commercial construction and management.

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