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Building and Construction Technologies

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

Learn advanced construction skills. by choosing from the eight concentrations listed below. 

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: AASBCT/BCT1/

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

What can I do with this degree?

Career options: Apply for technical level positions in the building and construction trades.

Academic Option: While this program was not designed to transfer to a 4-year university, it may apply toward Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) or other programs. See Pima’s Transfer Partnerships page to determine which universities offer BAS programs, and research how the universities may accept this program in transfer.

Program Requirements 2018-2019

 

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
CTE Arts and Humanities Requirement 3
CTE Social and Behavioral Science Requirement 3
Subtotal 6

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
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 290 Building & Construction Technologies Internship 4
Subtotal 13

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CSA 100 Computer Literacy 1
CMN 120 Business and Professional Communication 3
GTM 105 Applied Technical Mathematics 3
GTW 101 Writing for Trades and Technical Occupations 3
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
Subtotal 11

Core Focus Areas

Complete courses from one of the following concentrations: A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Department chair or faculty advisor approval is recommended in the selection of the program option.

Course # Course Title Credits
Carpenter
BCT 101
  or BCT 102
Principles of Construction
  Building Materials
3
BCT 123 Concrete/Masonry 3
BCT 145 Carpentry I 4
BCT 146 Woodworking I 3
BCT 147 Woodworking II 3
BCT 265 Sustainability for the Building Trades 3
BCT 286 International Residential Code (IRC) I 3
BCT 287 International Residential Code (IRC) II 3
CAD 151 Computer Aided Drafting for Construction 4
CAD 166 Introduction to Revit 4
Subtotal 33
Electrician
BCT 135 National Electrical Code Residential Wiring Applications 4
BCT 172 Electrical I 4
BCT 173 Electrical II 4
BCT 174 Electrical III 4
BCT 184 National Electrical Code I 3
BCT 271 Electrical IV 4
BCT 272 Electrical V 4
BCT 273 Electrical VI 4
BCT 284 National Electrical Code II 3
Subtotal 34
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) Technician
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
BCT 134 Residential and Industrial HVAC III 4
BCT 231 Residential and Industrial HVAC IV 4
BCT 232 Residential and Industrial HVAC V 4
BCT 233 Residential and Industrial HVAC VI 4
BCT 234 Residential and Industrial HVAC VII 4
BCT 265 Sustainability for the Building Trades 3
Subtotal
35
Plumber
BCT 106 Soldering and Brazing for Building and Construction Technologies 4
BCT 181 Residential and Industrial Plumbing I 4
BCT 182 Residential and Industrial Plumbing II 4
BCT 183 Residential and Industrial Plumbing III 4
BCT 236 Residential and Industrial Plumbing IV 4
BCT 237 Residential and Industrial Plumbing V 4
BCT 238 Residential and Industrial Plumbing VI 4
BCT 239 Residential and Industrial Plumbing VII 4
BCT 265 Sustainability for the Building Trades 3
Subtotal 35
Management 
Complete a Pima BCT Certificate*** 16****
ACC 100 Practical Accounting Procedures 3
BCT 202 Construction Business Management 3
BCT 265 Sustainability for the Building Trades 3
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 148 Ethics in the Workplace 3
MGT 110 Human Relations in Business and Industry 3
Subtotal 34
Total 63-65

*Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Communication Requirement - GTW 101; Mathematics or Science Requirement - GTM 105; Other Requirement - CMN 120; Special Requirement - CMN 120;

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

*** The BCT certificate must be from the 2018-19 catalog year or later in one of the following areas: Cabinetmaker, Carpenter, Electrician, HVAC-Technician, or Plumber

****This is the credit total excluding the Core and Support Courses already identified in this degree.

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