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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
     

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Credits
Communication Requirement 3
Subtotal 3

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
ELEC BCT Technical Electives 4
Subtotal 8

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
Carpentry (Concentration Code: BCTC)
BCT 101 Principles of Construction 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 145 Carpentry I 4
BCT 146 Woodworking I 3
BCT 147 Woodworking II 3
Subtotal 16
Electrical (Concentration Code: BCTE)
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 16
Facilities (Concentration Code: BCTF)
BCT 104 Introduction to Equipment Maintenance 4
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 132 Residential and Industrial HVAC I 4
BCT 172 Electrical I 4
Subtotal 16
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) (Concentration Code: BCTH)
BCT 104 Introduction to Equipment Maintenance 4
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 132 Residential and Industrial HVAC I 4
BCT 133 Residential and Industrial HVAC II 4
Subtotal 16
Plumbing (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
Subtotal 15
Total 32-33

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

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