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Building Technology - CERT

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, floor, wall and roof framing and safety.. 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.

Degree Requirements

The follow degree requirements are for the 2023-2024 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs

Minimum of 31 Credit Hours

Certificate Requirements (22 credit hours)
BT112 Building Construction I 3
BT113 Bldg Construction Application I 4
BT114 Building Construction II 3
BT115 Bldg Construction Application II 4
VOC109 Fundamentals of Vocational Edctn 4
VOC117 Blueprint Rdng & Constrctn Math 4

Approved Electives (9 credit hours)
BT130 Basic Plumbing Principles 4
BT135 Heavy Equipment Operations 2
BT140 Heavy Equipment Operations LevII 8
BT142 Building Construction III 4
BT143 Bldg Construction Applctn III 4
BT154 Building Construction IV 4
BT155 Bldg Construction Application IV 4
BT207 International Building Code 4
BT215 Concrete Finishing I 4
BT231 Concrete Finishing II 4
BT232 Concrete Finishing Applctn II 4
FCMK100 Intr to Furniture & Cabinet-Mkng 3
FCMK104 Planning, Layout, and Design 3
FCMK118 Advncd Furniture/Cabinet Design 3
FCMK130 Advanced Woodworking Projects 3
FS133 Bldng Cnstrctn for Fire Prtction 4