In Building Construction Technology, better known around campus as BCT, you’ll be trained in the many skills involved in the planning and constructing of buildings in the fast-growing construction industry. With a mix of classroom and hands-0n experiences building structures on campus, you’ll enter the workforce with valuable skills. Courses include blue-print drafting, estimating, carpentry, management and other industry skills and tools.
According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction is the second largest growth industry and is projected to see the greatest growth in the number of new jobs created through 2024. The job demand for construction laborers and helpers is estimated to rise by 13% through the year 2024, while the demand for construction manager jobs is estimated to rise 5% in the same time. (bls.gov/careeroutlook/2015/article/projections-industry.htm)
Neal Haarman, Building Construction Technology Instructor/Coordinator
The two-year Building Construction Technology degree prepares graduates for positions as
The new one-year Building Construction program is a short-term certificate. Credits are applicable towards the Building Construction Technology degree. Within this program, students learn skills such as