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 residential and industrial building construction industry. This degree provides students with communication and critical-thinking skills that support job advancement.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate competency in the residential and industrial construction areas of basic safety, methods and materials.
  • Demonstrate competency in OSHA 30-hour construction safety.
  • Demonstrate competency in trade fundamentals, adhesive selection and use, properties of fasteners, concrete, and green building standards.

Class Requirements

CORE REQUIREMENTS: (39 hrs.)

BLDG 111 Construction Safety (3)

BLDG 112 Building Systems (3)

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 (3)

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)

BSAD 119 Entrepreneurship — Planning and Introduction (3)

ENEF 111 Healthy Homes (1)

FACT 113 Basic Blueprint Reading (2)