Dec 07, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Construction Technology Career Program, AS (CTEC-AS)

Location(s): Norwalk, Three Rivers

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This program is locally specialized as it provides technical knowledge for individuals interested in active participation in building our communities. Graduates are prepared for careers in the construction industry as construction managers, project superintendents, and building officials.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify commonly used building materials.
  • Develop basic business and accounting skills.
  • Understand the different methods of construction, structural and mechanical systems, and surveying equipment.
  • Understand and analyze construction contract documents and calculate construction estimates.
  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Develop technical communication skills for effective collaboration and cooperation with other students, instructors, clients, and other stakeholders.

The Construction Technology degree program will be lecture and studio based. The program will also provide hands-on building opportunities. For example, how to build formwork, tie rebars for footing, and calculating the number of cubic yards of concrete required. Furthermore, the class will teach about construction methods while maintaining building code requirements. Other opportunities will include creating sustainable building forms using advanced framing methods and using superior wall construction as the method to eliminate construction waste.

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