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Advanced Building and Construction Technologies

CERTIFICATE

Advance to technician or journeyman levels. Choose from concentrations in facilities maintenance, HVAC-R, electrical systems, plumbing, or carpentry. 

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTBLDGCON-A/BCA/****(see concentration codes below)

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Apply for entry-level positions in building and construction trades.

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking classes in the Associate of Applied Science program.

More Information: Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more [view PDF]

Program Requirements
     

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.*

Credits
Communication Requirement 3
Subtotal 3

Required Core Courses

 Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 100 Professionalism in Service for Building and Construction Technologies 1
BCT 111 Basic Safety for the Building Trades 1
BCT 112 Construction Mathematics, Communication, and Employability 1
BCT 113 Hand and Power Tools 1
BCT 114 Blueprint Reading 1
BCT 115 Basic Rigging 1
Subtotal 6

Required Support Courses

Department chair or faculty advisor approval is recommended in the selection of the electives.

Course # Coruse Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
ELEC BCT Technical Electives 4
Subtotal 8

Core Concentrations

Choose one of the following concentrations. Department chair or faculty advisor approval is recommended in the selection of the concentration.

Course # Course Title Credits
Carpentry (Concentration Code: BCTC)
BCT 101 Principles of Construction 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 145 Carpentry I 4
BCT 146 Woodworking I 3
BCT 147 Woodworking II 3
Subtotal 16
Electrical (Concentration Code: BCTE)
BCT 135 National Electrical Code Residential Wiring Applications 4
BCT 172 Electrical I 4
BCT 173 Electrical II 4
BCT 174 Electrical III 4
Subtotal 16
Facilities (Concentration Code: BCTF)
BCT 104 Introduction to Equipment Maintenance 4
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 132 Residential and Industrial HVAC I 4
BCT 172 Electrical I 4
Subtotal 16
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) (Concentration Code: BCTH)
BCT 104 Introduction to Equipment Maintenance 4
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 132 Residential and Industrial HVAC I 4
BCT 133 Residential and Industrial HVAC II 4
Subtotal 16
Plumbing (Concentration Code: BCTP)
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 181 Residential and Industrial Plumbing I 4
BCT 182 Residential and Industrial Plumbing II 4
Subtotal 15
Total 32-33

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and/or support courses:  Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement - GTM 105.