Undergraduate Certificate, Construction
- Mission Statement
The Construction Technology Certificate program has been suspended as of Spring 2016. This means that no new students may enroll.
The Undergraduate Technology Certificate programs provide entry-level skills in Construction and Occupational Safety and Health.
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Demonstrate knowledge and skills using industrial terminology, technology and documentation procedures that adhere to industry codes and standards.
- Define basic building systems, equipment, materials, techniques and assemblies used in construction.
- Define basic electrical, mechanical, and structural theories that affect the construction process, in addition to safety, health, and environmental issues related to construction activities.
- Define the roles, relationships, and responsibilities of the participants in the construction process.
Construction Certificate Requirements: 33 Credits
- CIS A105 Introduction to Personal Computers and Application Software
- CM A101 Fundamentals of CADD for Building Construction
- CM A102 Methods of Building Construction
- CM A123 Codes and Standards
- CM A201 Construction Project Management
- CM A205 Construction Safety
- CM A231 Structural Technology
- HUMS A153 Human Relations or HUMS A155 Human Relations in the Workplace
- MATH A101 Technical Math or MATH A105 Intermediate Algebra
- PRPE A108 Introduction to College Writing or ENGL A111 Methods of Written Communication
- TECH A295 Technical Internship
Upon completion of the certificate in construction, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a Construction Laborer.
- Safe working practices
- Building methods and construction technology
- Preparation and use of portable power tools
- Hand tool use
- Basic woodworking
The average wage for a construction laborer is $20-$30 per hour.
The employment growth is moderate with high employment opportunities.