Certificate in Building Science and Construction Technologies

This program prepares students for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and Associate General Contractors of American (AGC) Journeyman certification exams. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for entry-level positions in the residential and industrial building construction industry.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Associate of Applied Science in Building Science and Construction Technologies

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate competency in the basic safety, methods and materials in residential and industrial construction.
  • Successfully complete examination in nationally accredited construction safety standards.
  • Demonstrate competency in construction fundamentals, adhesive selection and use, properties of fasteners.

Class Requirements


BLDG 111 Construction Industry Workplace Health & Safety (3)

BLDG 112 Building Systems (4)

BLDG 113 Introduction to Green Building (3)

BLDG 114 Construction Methods and Materials I (3)

BLDG 116 Applied Construction I (4)

BLDG 118 Construction Methods and Material II (4)

BLDG 121 Applied Construction II (4)

BLDG 201 Construction Methods and Material III (3)

BLDG 203 Applied Construction III (4)

BLDG 225 Green Building Policies, Codes, and Incentives (3)

BLDG 260 Construction Methods and Materials IV (6)

BLDG 261 Applied Construction and Methods Materials (4)

ENEF 111 Healthy Homes (1)

FACT 113 Basic Blueprint Reading (2)

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement