Construction Technology: AAS Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Technology provides students with the skills to pursue a career in the construction trades or in construction management. Students will be instructed through mastery learning components and field study workshops arranged with local contractors. Students may apply credit hours earned in the Construction Technology Certificate toward completion of the AAS degree. This is a Programs of Study articulated program. For more information click here
The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets
that graduates of this program will possess at the end of their program of study.
• Possess the appropriate skills in drafting, design and layout used in contemporary construction management.
• Understand and apply knowledge of construction methods.
• Demonstrate competent application of methods used in the construction trades including carpentry, concrete, masonry, plumbing, sanitation and electrical.
• Understand and apply the basic safety practices used in the construction trades.
• Acquire the computer operation skills and competencies in using AutoCAD® software for construction methods purposes.
• Employ critical thinking and evaluation skills to ensure high quality and cost effectiveness management of design, implementation of construction methods and trades, and satisfactory completion of the construction project.
Minimum credit hours required: 60
General Education Requirements: 27 credit hours
See General Education Courses that can be used to satisfy General Education requirements.
ENG 101¹ College Composition I (3)
ENG 102¹ College Composition II (3)
MAT 187¹ Pre-calculus (5) or a higher course selected from the approved AGEC courses in the Mathematics category.
Any approved General Education courses in the Arts/Humanities category.
Social/Behavioral Sciences (6)
Any approved General Education courses in the Social/Behavioral Sciences category.
Physical/Biological Sciences (4)
Any approved General Education courses in the Physical/Biological Sciences category.
Degree Core Requirements: 33 credit hours
Required: 24 credit hours
DFT 125¹ Architectural Drafting I (3)
DFT 155 SolidWorks and the Manufacturing Environment (3)
CTM 211 International Residential Code (3)
CTM 120 Building the Human Environment (3)
CTM 130 Blueprint Reading & Estimating (3)
CTM 123 Building Construction Methods I (3)
CTM 124 Building Construction Methods II (3)
CTM 288 Construction Supervision, Scheduling and Project Management (3)
Degree Electives: 9 credit hours
Select any 9 credits from BUS, CIS, and one CTM green building course in consultation with an advisor. A business ethics course, BUS 214, is recommended along with CIS 120.
¹ Placement test and/or prerequisite required.
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