About Building Construction Technology (A.S.)
Associate Studies in Building Construction Technology
The Associate in Science in Building Construction Technology is designed to provide students with practical, hands-on training to learn the skills necessary to obtain employment in the highly competitive fields of Architecture and Construction Management. Students will learn to use the latest technologies in state-of-the-art facilities, giving them the knowledge and experience they will need to successfully achieve their academic goals and professional aspirations.
The Building Construction Technology program is designed to furnish technically trained personnel for the building construction industry. The graduate may work with a contractor as part of the administrative team in such entry-level job positions as those leading to estimators, job coordinators or project managers. Technical jobs may also be available in the following areas: land and project developers; technical sales for building materials, systems, and equipment; with local, state, and federal government agencies as well as various financial institutions.
About the Associate in Science
The Associate in Science (A.S.) is designed primarily to prepare students for immediate employment. Credits earned for many courses in these programs are acceptable to upper division colleges should the student decide to pursue a four-year degree. For upper division standing at a state university, the student must complete the College-Level Academic Skills (CLAS) requirement or meet State-approved alternative criteria.