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Building Construction Technology (AAS.BCT)

The primary objective of the Building Construction Technology program is to prepare the student for a career in the building construction industry immediately upon graduation. This associate degree program is designed to produce versatile building construction technicians capable of working in a variety of positions such as cost estimators, builders, computer drafters, surveyors and manufacturing representatives. With additional experience, these technicians could fill the positions of engineer's representative, construction supervisor, building inspector or self-employed building contractor. Employers interested in such technicians are building contractors, manufacturers, architectural, or engineering firms and testing laboratories.

Students are required to furnish their own basic drafting equipment. The cost of the equipment is approximately $40.

Consult an advisor for transfer options.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
TEC-050 Technical Math I  
2.0
TEC-052 Technical Math II
2.0
BCT-045 Plans and Specifications  
3.0
TEC-045 Introduction to Drafting  
2.0
BCT 054 Basic Carpentry I  
4.0
CET-060 Surveying I  
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 16.0
Second Semester
TEC-054 Technical Math III
2.0
TEC-056 Technical Math IV
2.0
CAD-056 CAD I  
2.0
EET-069 Residential Wiring I  
3.0
BCT-062 Architectural Drafting II  
4.0
HED-178 Responding to Emergencies  
2.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 15.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester   Hours
ENG-050 Writing for Industry
3.0
BUS-251 Principles of Management  
3.0
BCT-064 Construction Surveying Layout
3.0
SPE-111 Intro to Speech Communication  
3.0
--- --- Suggested Electives  
4.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 16.0
Second Semester
CET-056 PCC Theory and Design
2.0
BCT-076 Architectural Design
4.0
ECO-130 The American Economy   OR
Social Science Elective  
3.0
BCT-089 Construction Estimating  
3.0
Suggested Elective  
4.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 16.0
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
BUS-089 Small Business Management  
3.0
CIS-068 Computer Appl-Special Topics  
2.0
CAD-057 CAD II
3.0
CET-054 Soils + Aggregates  
4.0
Basic Carpentry II  
4.0
BCT-041 Post Frame Construction  
2.0 - 4.0
BCT-078 Architectural S.O.E.  
2.0 - 4.0
CAD-059 Special Applications of CAD  
3.0
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 63.00