Construction Technology AS Degree
course Name

Institute Name : College of the Canyons

Course Name : Construction Technology AS Degree

Course Type : Undergraduate

Education Level : 4

Duration : 2 Years

Method of Delivery : Classroom

Pre Requirements : High school Diploma, IELTS 6.0

Language Level : B1

Visa Type : 25

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Academic Deposit :

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Intakes : September

Course Description :

The Construction Technology Program offers both an Associate of Science Degree and Certificates of Achievement and Specialization.

(Note: The Associate in Science Degree requires 31 general education units + 29 program units.)

The Construction Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the building construction trades. The Associate in Science and Certificate of Achievement curriculum prepares students with basic skills required to enter a career in Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, or related field. The Construction Technology Certificate of Achievement stacks upon the Plumbing, Electrical, and Carpentry Certificates of Achievement.

Student Learning Outcome:
Students will demonstrate proficiency in entry-level skills and knowledge required for employment in a construction technology career field.

Program Requirements
Units Required: 29

Plumbing Technology I | 2 units
Plumbing Technology II | 2 units
Electrical Technology I | 2 units
Electrical Technology II | 2 units
Carpentry Technology I | 2 units
Carpentry Technology II | 2 units
Introduction to Construction and Construction Engineering | 2 units
Blueprint Reading for Construction | 3 units
Measurements and Computations | 3 units
California Building Code | 3 units
Plumbing Systems and the Plumbing Code | 3 units
California Electrical Code | 3 units

Career Tree Levels

Construction Technology

  • Build a residential home from the ground up.
  • Explore and develop techniques in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical trades.
  • Work independently and in teams in all aspects of construction including framing, roofing, plumbing, wiring, and interior/exterior finishing.

Career Focus:  Immediate Employment, Industry Recognized Certifications and Preparation for the General Contractors License

Construction Management

  • Evaluate the various operational requirements necessary to manage a construction project including safety, reporting, environmental protections, and general job site management.
  • Analyze, read, and interpret different views, details, and symbols used on construction plans.
  • Assess and identify common construction activities and resources needed to complete a construction project.

Career Focus: Immediate Employment and Preparation for the General Contractors License

Career Tree Levels

Level 1 - Entry Level Careers

Level 2 - Technical Careers

Level 3 - Professional Careers