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2021-2022 General Catalog Published 2/28/22 
2021-2022 General Catalog Published 2/28/22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology, CTS

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Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of Certificate of Technical studies in Construction Technology will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the properties of construction materials, and knowledge and skills in the use and application of construction materials, commonly used in residential and commercial construction;
  2. master the major components of the construction contract, bid process, laws and regulations governing the construction industry;
  3. interpret construction graphics, specifications and other documents used for the construction, modification, and repair of buildings, and to communicate graphically when required;
  4. master specialized knowledge in the area of the certificate emphasis; and
  5. demonstrate knowledge of personal safety, as well as the OSHA requirements, for safety of all employees on the construction project.

Specific Program Information:

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Construction Technology is a 33-semester hour curriculum emphasizing skills and knowledge essential for employment leading to a construction specialization. The program includes training in the areas of materials and methods of construction, construction safety and OSHA requirements, contracting and laws, construction graphics and specifications, and specialized knowledge in NCCER Construction Tech or Energy Conservation.

Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.

Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Construction Technology:

Total Credit Hours: 35

Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course and meet the general competencies for the academic certificate.

Students must take all 13 hours of specialization in one of the areas stated above.

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