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Building Construction (CRT.BCT)

The Building Construction certificate utilizes hands-on activities and classroom based courses to prepare students for the construction industry. The certificate is designed for students who want to enter the construction industry quickly with potential upward mobility. The primary focus is on hands-on skills, and easy transition to higher education if one desires to further his/her career.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.

Catalog Term Year: 2021 Fall

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FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CORE
APT-041
Applied Mathematics I

APT-041
Applied Mathematics I

Fundamentals of basic arithmetic, calculator usage, simple equations, word problems, algebra, right triangles, charts and graphs.

Course Outline

3.0
CORE
BCT-045
Plans and Specifications

BCT-045
Plans and Specifications

Enables the student to interpret architectural and engineering working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial construction. Incorporates site visits when possible.


Prerequisites: TEC 045


Course Outline

*
3.0
CORE
CAD-056
CAD I

CAD-056
CAD I

Basic Theory of CAD. Student will learn to use a Computer Aided Drafting system to create simple to moderately complex technical drawings. (Repeatable 1 Time)

Course Outline

2.0
CORE
BCT-054
Basic Carpentry I

BCT-054
Basic Carpentry I

A combination of hands-on experience and classroom activities are utilized to teach the students basic rough carpentry skills including the proper use of tools and modern framing techniques.


Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

12.0
Second Semester
CORE
BCT-062
Architectural Drafting II

BCT-062
Architectural Drafting II

Emphasis is placed on residential and small commercial design. Problems presented have varied materials and structural systems. Some emphasis is placed on building code requirements. CAD Incorporated. Enables the student to interpret architectural and engineering working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial construction. Incorporates site visits when possible.


Course Outline

*
4.0
CORE
BCT-055
Basic Carpentry II

BCT-055
Basic Carpentry II

This course further develops the skills learned in BCT 054 and places more emphases on finishing the interior and exterior of residential construction projects.


Course Outline

*
4.0
ELE
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Career Elective

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Career Elective

No Description Available
4.0

Semester Totals

12.0

Total Program Hours

24.0
Suggested Electives
TEC-043
Industrial Safety

TEC-043
Industrial Safety

Designed to give the student basic information and procedures concerning industrial safety awareness and accident prevention.

Course Outline

1.0
CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

Discussion of concrete through all stages of design, mix, delivery, placement, and curing with special emphasis on design, proportioning, and field testing.


Course Outline

2.0
CIS-068
Computer Appl-Special Topics

CIS-068
Computer Appl-Special Topics

Familiarizes the student with a word processing package and a spreadsheet package with emphasis on special topics pertinent to the student population. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
CET-060
Surveying I

CET-060
Surveying I

Fundamentals of basic surveying operations such as chaining, leveling and use of the transit and the basic calculations associated with these operations.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-069
Residential Wiring I

EET-069
Residential Wiring I

This course provides students with an understanding of residential wiring. Topics include safety, planning, and installation of residential wiring systems according to the National Electrical Code®. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
BCT-078
Architectural S.O.E.

BCT-078
Architectural S.O.E.

Enables the student to gain on the job experience in the construction industry. Enables the student to interpret architectural and engineering working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial construction. Incorporates site visits when possible.

Course Outline

4.0
 
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Suggested Electives
TEC-043
Industrial Safety

TEC-043
Industrial Safety

Designed to give the student basic information and procedures concerning industrial safety awareness and accident prevention.

Course Outline

1.0
CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

Discussion of concrete through all stages of design, mix, delivery, placement, and curing with special emphasis on design, proportioning, and field testing.


Course Outline

2.0
CIS-068
Computer Appl-Special Topics

CIS-068
Computer Appl-Special Topics

Familiarizes the student with a word processing package and a spreadsheet package with emphasis on special topics pertinent to the student population. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
CET-060
Surveying I

CET-060
Surveying I

Fundamentals of basic surveying operations such as chaining, leveling and use of the transit and the basic calculations associated with these operations.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-069
Residential Wiring I

EET-069
Residential Wiring I

This course provides students with an understanding of residential wiring. Topics include safety, planning, and installation of residential wiring systems according to the National Electrical Code®. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
BCT-078
Architectural S.O.E.

BCT-078
Architectural S.O.E.

Enables the student to gain on the job experience in the construction industry. Enables the student to interpret architectural and engineering working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial construction. Incorporates site visits when possible.

Course Outline

4.0
×
Suggested Electives
TEC-043
Industrial Safety

TEC-043
Industrial Safety

Designed to give the student basic information and procedures concerning industrial safety awareness and accident prevention.

Course Outline

1.0
CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

CET-056
PCC Theory and Design

Discussion of concrete through all stages of design, mix, delivery, placement, and curing with special emphasis on design, proportioning, and field testing.


Course Outline

2.0
CIS-068
Computer Appl-Special Topics

CIS-068
Computer Appl-Special Topics

Familiarizes the student with a word processing package and a spreadsheet package with emphasis on special topics pertinent to the student population. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

2.0
CET-060
Surveying I

CET-060
Surveying I

Fundamentals of basic surveying operations such as chaining, leveling and use of the transit and the basic calculations associated with these operations.

Course Outline

3.0
EET-069
Residential Wiring I

EET-069
Residential Wiring I

This course provides students with an understanding of residential wiring. Topics include safety, planning, and installation of residential wiring systems according to the National Electrical Code®. (Repeatable 3 Times)

Course Outline

3.0
BCT-078
Architectural S.O.E.

BCT-078
Architectural S.O.E.

Enables the student to gain on the job experience in the construction industry. Enables the student to interpret architectural and engineering working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial construction. Incorporates site visits when possible.

Course Outline

4.0
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