AAS Construction Technology

Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology (66 Credits)

The Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology degree is designed to develop skills and abilities necessary to meet employment standards in the construction field. A student who completes the degree program will be prepared to hold a variety of entry level jobs in the construction industry. A graduate with a degree in Applied Science, Construction Technology may be eligible to seek employment in the following areas: Building Maintenance Worker, General Carpentry, Plumbing Repairman, Electrical Maintenance Worker, H.V.A.C. Service Person, Concrete Trades Helper Building Materials Manufacturer, Building Materials Estimator, and Building Supervisors Assistant.

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.

General Education Requirement: (6 credits)

Communications: (3 credits)
CJ221 Interpersonal Communications 3cr
Computer/Information Literacy (3 credits)
IT101 or Information Technology 3cr
DRFT115* AutoCAD Level I 3cr

Construction Technology Core: (53 credits)

CNST175* Blueprint Reading 3cr
CNST101* Layout & Framing 4cr
CNST115* Concrete Pour & Finish 4cr
CNST174* Design for Green Building 4cr
CNST109* Plumbing Systems 3cr
CNST140* Central Heating Systems 4cr
CNST121* Residential Wiring 4cr
CNST103* Exterior Finish 4cr
CNST105* Interior Finish 4cr
SUST250 Home Energy Audits 3cr
CNST106* or Cabinet Building 4cr
CNST108* Furniture Construction
CNST118* Alternative Building & CNST 4cr
CNST124* Renewable Energy Systems 4cr

Electives: (6 credits)

CNST295* Practicum 3-9 cr 3cr
CNST240* Central Heating Systems II 4cr

Sequencing: Recommended Course Sequencing for Full –Time Students (Part-Time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 15cr/hrs

CNST104 4cr
CNST175 3cr
CNST101 4cr
CNST115 4cr

Term 2 - 14cr/hrs

CNST174 4cr
IT101 or DRFT 115 3cr
CNST109 3cr
CNST140 4cr

Term 3 - 16cr/hrs

CNST121 4cr
CNST103 4cr
CNST105 4cr
CNST118 4cr

Term 4 - 14cr/hrs

Communications 3cr
CNST124 4cr
CNST106 4cr
SUST250 3

Term 5 - 7cr/hrs

CNST295 3-9cr 3cr
CNST240 4cr

*After the Course Number are Considered Technical, Vocational, Occupational, or Developmental

AAS Construction Technology


Advisement Center: (505) 863-7706.

Construction Technology Program Coordinator:
(505) 863-7560,
Loren Leekela (505) 863-7544.

Chris Chavez,Lecturer II, Construction Tech
(505) 863-7544

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