Building and Construction Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Recommended basic skills standards are

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to residential and commercial building construction and remodeling. Includes instruction in construction equipment and safety; site preparation and layout; construction estimating; blueprint reading; building codes; framing; masonry; heating, ventilation and AC; electrical and mechanical systems; interior and exterior finishing; and plumbing.

All students should schedule appointments with Building and Construction Technology program advisors before enrolling in class.

Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have instructor permission to enroll.

Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this degree can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

General Education Courses

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

COM 225

Organizational Communication

(3)

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

ENG 131

Technical Writing I: CO1

(3)

MAT 107

Career Math

3

or

 

 

MAT

AAS General Education Math course

(3-4)

 

Choose three (3) hours from list below

3

 

 

15-16

Choose three (3) credit hours

PSY 100

Psychology of Workplace Relationships

3

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

3

SPA 101

Conversational Spanish I

3

Additional Required Courses

AEC 107

Print Reading Residential/Commercial

3

AEC 121

Construction Material & Systems

3

AEC 216

Construction Estimating

3

AEC 226

Construction Scheduling

3

AEC 236

International Building Codes

3

AEC 280

Internship

3

or

 

 

OSH 126

30 Hour Construction Industry Standards

(3)

CAD 104

AutoCAD for Architecture

4

CAR 102

Hand & Power Tools

1

CAR 103

Carpentry Basics

4

CAR 104

Floor & Wall Construction

4

CAR 105

Job Site Layout & Blueprint Reading

1

CAR 115

Form & Foundation Systems

1

CAR 123

Roof Framing

1

CAR 125

Roofing Materials & Methods

1

CAR 130

Windows & Exterior Doors

1

CAR 134

Exterior Finishes & Trim

4

CAR 135

Thermal & Moisture Methods & Materials

1

CAR 140

Stair Construction/Layout

1

CAR 146

Interior Finishes - Drywall Construction

1

CAR 150

Interior Trim - General

1

CAR 160

Floor Finishes

1

CON 110

Introduction to Construction, Part I

4

CON 111

Introduction to Construction, Part II

4

HVA 118

Customer Soft Skills (Customer Services & Training)

2

 

 

55

Total Credit Hours

70-71

Certificates

Advanced Applications

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AEC 107

Print Reading Residential/Commercial

3

AEC 121

Construction Materials & Systems

3

AEC 233

Construction Safety & Loss Prevention

2

AEC 236

International Building Codes

3

CAR 134

Exterior Finishes & Trim

4

CAR 146

Interior Finishes - Drywall Construction

1

CAR 150

Interior Trim - General

1

CAR 160

Floor Finishes

1

Total Credit Hours

18

Carpentry I

CAR 101

Basic Safety

1

CAR 102

Hand & Power Tools

1

CAR 103

Carpentry Basics

4

CAR 105

Job Site Layout & Blueprint Reading

1

Total Credit Hours

7

Carpentry II

CAR 104

Floor & Wall Construction

4

CAR 115

Form & Foundation Systems

1

CAR 123

Roof Framing

1

CAR 125

Roofing Materials & Methods

1

CAR 135

Thermal & Moisture Methods & Materials

1

Total Credit Hours

8

Fundamentals

Gainful Employment Disclosure at https://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/building-and-construction-fundamentals/

CAR 101

Basic Safety

1

CAR 102

Hand & Power Tools

1

CAR 103

Carpentry Basics

4

CAR 104

Floor & Wall Construction

4

CAR 105

Job Site Layout & Blueprint Reading

1

CAR 115

Form & Foundation Systems

1

CAR 123

Roof Framing

1

CAR 125

Roofing Materials & Methods

1

CAR 130

Windows & Exterior Doors

1

CAR 135

Thermal & Moisture Methods & Materials

1

CAR 140

Stair Construction/Layout

1

Total Credit Hours

17

Additional information available on the Building and Construction Technology Department website at www.ppcc.edu/construction.