Construction Technology (AAS Degree)

Degree Description

Will provide students with the skills to pursue a career in the construction trades or in construction management.  The student 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 (5) or higher (3)

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: 33 credits

Course

Course Title

Hours

ACC 108     Practical Accounting Procedures I 3
BUS 204         Business Communications 3
CIS 120 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3

CTM 111

Plumbing

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 224 Concrete and Masonry Systems 3

CTM 288

Construction Supervision, Scheduling & Project Management

3

Electives: Choose one course from the following:

CTM 115      Introduction to Woodworking

3

CTM 120     Building the Human Environment 3
CTM 151      House Wiring I 3

WLD 100       Basic Welding

2

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. recognize when and how to apply basic jobsite safety procedures;
  2. apply fundamental construction technologies;
  3. apply basic construction mathematics;
  4. differentiate basic blueprints and specifications;
  5. create a jobsite estimation.