Construction Technology (AAS Degree)

Degree Description

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Technology provides students with the skills to pursue a career in the construction trades or in construction management. Students will be instructed through mastery learning components and field study workshops arranged with local contractors. Students may apply credit hours earned in the Construction Technology Certificate toward completion of the AAS degree.

General Education Requirements: 25 credits

All General Education coursework must be selected from approved AZ General Eduation Curriculum.

Course

Course Title

Hours

Composition (6 credits)

 

 

ENG 101

College Composition I

3

ENG 102

College Composition II

3

Mathematics (3 credits)

 

 

MAT 140 or higher

College Mathematics with Algebra Review or higher

3

Arts/Humanities (6 credits)

 

 

Two courses

 Two courses

6

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

 

 

Two courses

 Two courses

6

Physical/Biological Sciences (4 credits)

 

 

One course

 One course

4

Degree Core Requirements: 24 credits

Course

Course Title

Hours

CTM 111

Plumbing

3

CTM 120

Building the Human Environment

3

CTM 123

Building Construction Methods I

3

CTM 124

Building Construction Methods II

3

CTM 130

Blueprint Reading & Estimating

3

CTM 150

Basic Electrical Theory

3

CTM 211

International Residential Code

3

CTM 288

Construction Supervision, Scheduling & Project Management

3

Electives: 11 credits

Any course in CTM.

3

Select any remaining credits from BUS, CIS, CTM or WLD.

8

Outcomes

The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets that graduates of this program will possess at the end of their program of study.

  • Possess the appropriate skills in drafting, design and layout used in contemporary construction management.

  • Understand and apply knowledge of construction methods.

  • Demonstrate competent application of methods used in the construction trades including carpentry, concrete, masonry, plumbing, sanitation and electrical.

  • Understand and apply the basic safety practices used in the construction trades.

  • Acquire the computer operation skills and competencies in using AutoCAD® software for construction methods purposes.

  • Employ critical thinking and evaluation skills to ensure high quality and cost effectiveness management of design, implementation of construction methods and trades, and satisfactory completion of the construction project.