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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.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.. 

Program Requirements 2017-2018

General Education requirements are fulfilled by core or support courses.*

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

 Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 105** Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging 3
BCT 107** Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading 3
Subtotal 6

Required Support Courses

Department chair or faculty advisor approval is recommended in the selection of the electives. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101 Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations 3
Subtotal 7

Core Concentrations

Choose one of the following concentrations. Department chair or faculty advisor approval is recommended in the selection of the concentration. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
Carpenter (Concentration Code: BCTC)
BCT 101 Principles of Construction 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 123 Concrete/Masonry 3
BCT 145 Carpentry I 4
BCT 146 Woodworking I 3
BCT 147 Woodworking II 3
Subtotal 19
Electrician (Concentration Code: BCTE)
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
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 19
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) Technician (Concentration Code: BCTH)
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 130 EPA Clean Air Act: Section 608 1
BCT 132 Residential and Industrial HVAC I 4
BCT 133 Residential and Industrial HVAC II 4
BCT 134 Residential and Industrial HVAC III 4
BCT 231 Residential and Industrial HVAC IV 4
Subtotal 21
Plumber (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
BCT 183 Residential and Industrial Plumbing III 4
Subtotal 19
Total 32-34

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and/or support courses:  Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement - GTM 105, Communications - GTW 101.

** BCT 100, 112, and 115 substitute for BCT 105. BCT 111, 113, and 114 substitute for BCT 107.