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AAS Construction Technology



FOR ADVISEMENT:

Contact Applied Technology at (505) 863-7523.

AAS/Associate of Applied Science - Construction Technology (63 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.

Courses in this program with an * after the course number are considered technical, vocational, occupational, or developmental and may not be transferable to a baccalaureate program. Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (18):

Communications (3):
ENGL 119* Technical Communications 3cr
CJ 221 Interpersonal Communication 3cr
MATH (3):
MATH 115* Technical Math 3cr
Behavioral Science/Social Sciences (3):
PSY 211 Applied Psychology 3cr
Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (6):
Select two courses/each course is 3cr/hrs
AMST 185 or 186; ANTH 101 or 130; ARCH 121; ARTH 101, 201, or 202;
CJ 130; ECON 105 or 106; GEOG 102; HIST 101, 102, 161, or 162; LING 101
MUS 139; PHIL 101, 156, 201, or 202; POLS 110, 200, 220, or 240; PSY 105
SOC 101

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY CORE (33):

CNST 101* Layout & Framing 4cr
CNST 110* Concrete Block Construction OR
CNST 113* Brick Construction 4cr
CNST 115* Concrete Pouring & Finishing 4cr
CNST 120* Principles of Electricity 3cr
CNST 121* Electrical Wiring 4cr
CNST 130* Design of Plumbing Systems 4cr
IT 101* Computer Fundamentals OR
DRFT 115 AutoCAD 3cr

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES (12):

Any course relating to a planned course of study with approval of Program Coordinator. CNST 140* Central Heating Systems 4cr CNST 175* Blueprint Reading 3cr

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCING:

Recommended Course Sequence for Full-time Students (Part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 14cr/hrs

CNST 101* Layout & Framing 4cr
CNST 120* Principles of Electricity 3cr
CNST 121* Electrical Wiring 4cr
MATH 115* Technical Math 3cr

Term 2 - 14cr/hrs

CNST 115* Concrete Pouring & Finishing 4cr
Construction Elective 4cr
ENGL 119* Technical Communications 3cr
IT 101* Computer Fundamentals OR
DRFT 115 AutoCAD 3cr

Term 3 - 17cr/hrs

CNST 110* Concrete Block Construction OR
CNST 113* Brick Construction 4cr
CNST 140* Central Heating Systems 4cr
CNST 175* Blueprint Reading 3cr
PSY 211 Applied Psychology 3cr
CJ 221 Interpersonal Communication 3cr

Term 4 - 18cr/hrs

CNST 130* Design of Plumbing Systems 4cr
Construction Elective 4cr
Construction Elective 4cr
Arts/Humanities/Social Science Elective 3cr
Arts/Humanities/Social Science Elective 3cr

FOR ADVISEMENT:

Contact the Construction Technology Program Coordinator, (505) 863-7560