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Building Construction Science
Anticipated growth in business investment for new factories, office buildings, stores, hotels, power plants and other structures should continue to stimulate the demand for workers in the building construction field. Maintenance and repair work on all types of structures will also contribute to this demand. Workers in the field build, repair, and modernize all types of buildings, including homes, offices and commercial structures.

In this program, students will learn to:

• Prepare building sites, construct foundations and structures
• Frame and finish various building systems
• Estimate cost and inspect construction jobs
• Supervise other construction workers

Admissions Requirements

In addition to admissions requirements listed under "Admissions Information," it is recommended students complete two units of high school mathematics, preferably one unit of Algebra and one unit of Geometry.
Associate of Applied Science Degree - 2013LecLabContCredit
Semester 1
CNBT1316  Construction Technology I24963
CNBT1300  Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading24963
OSHT1305  OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry24963
DFTG1313  Drafting for Specific Occupations24963
Total Hours81638412
Semester 2
CNBT1350  Construction Technology II24963
CNBT2317  Green Building24963
CNBT1315  Field Engineering I24963
ENGL1301  Composition I30483
MATH1332  Contemporary Mathematics I * 30483
Total Hours121238415
Semester 3
CNBT 2339  Construction Technology IV ** 24963
CNBT1311  Construction Methods and Materials I24963
CNBT1346  Construction Estimating I24963
CNBT2342  Construction Management I24963
Total Hours81638412
Semester 4
CNBT2337  Construction Estimating II24963
CNBT2315  Construction Specifications and Contracts24963
CNBT2344  Construction Management II24963
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective † 30483
Total Hours91233612
Semester 5
CNBT1342  Building Codes & Inspections ° ‡ 24963
  Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective † 30483
  Speech Elective 30483
Total Hours841929
Grand Totals4560168060
° This course has been designated as the capstone course
† Courses articulated with high schools
‡ Courses with external learning experience
* MATH 1332 or MATH 1314
** CNBT 2380 or CNBT 2680 (Co-op ‡) may be taken in place of CRPT 1341


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