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Building Technology

Building Technology


This program prepares students with entry-level job skills in the building technology profession. Students are involved with all phases of construction to include: foundation, footings, blueprint reading, site layout, interior/exterior finish, roofing, as well as floor, wall and roof framing. Safety is covered in accordance with procedures and practices. Students will gain on-site observation and experience. With advisement, the Building Technology Certificate can assist students in obtaining National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and Associate General Contractors of American (AGC) Journeyman Certifications.

Completion of this certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Vocational/Technical Studies.

Institutional Proficiency Requirements

In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students must also complete institutional proficiency of ENG098.

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Certificate Requirements - Minimum of 31 Credit Hours Print Requirements

Program Requirements       (22 hours)
BT112 Building Construction I 3 credits
BT113 Building Construction Application I 4 credits
BT114 Building Construction II 3 credits
BT115 Building Construction Application II 4 credits
VOC109 Fundamentals of Vocational Education 4 credits
VOC117 Blueprint Reading and Construction Math 4 credits
Approved Electives       (9 hours)
BT130 Basic Plumbing Principles 4 credits
BT135 Heavy Equipment Operations 2 credits
BT140 Heavy Equipment Operations II 8 credits
BT142 Building Construction III 4 credits
BT143 Building Construction Application III 4 credits
BT154 Building Construction IV 4 credits
BT155 Building Construction Application IV 4 credits
BT207 International Building Code 4 credits
BT215 Concrete Finishing I 4 credits
BT231 Concrete Finishing II 4 credits
BT232 Concrete Finishing Application II 4 credits
FCMK100 Introduction to Furniture and Cabinet-Making 3 credits
FCMK104 Planning, Layout and Design 3 credits
FCMK118 Advanced Furniture and Cabinet Design 3 credits
FCMK130 Advanced Woodworking Projects 3 credits
FS133 Building Construction for Fire Protection 4 credits

Building Technologies Vocational Curriculum Profile 2012-2015

Gainful Employment Building Technology Information

Program Resources

Program Director: Gary Martinez
Program Advisor: Joseph Montoya
Phone: (505)454-2586
Email: jjmontoya@luna.edu

ACCESS Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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