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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog

Construction Technology - Building Construction, A.A.S.


Associate in Applied Science
HEGIS #5317
Chairperson: Dr. Christine M. LaPlante
Hudson Hall, Room 129, (518) 629-7355

Mission: The mission of the Construction Technology program is to meet the educational needs of the construction industry by training entry-level construction managers and by providing continuing education for construction employees.

Program Objectives: A graduate of the Construction Technology program will be able to:

  • perform necessary surveys for construction site layout;
  • interpret construction drawings and perform quantity surveys and estimates;
  • plan, schedule and coordinate residential or commercial construction;
  • prepare drawings for a residential or commercial construction project and apply appropriate building codes;
  • perform shop and field calculations required for steel and concrete structures;
  • perform basic computer applications in a construction office;
  • interpret materials specifications;
  • apply management principles to a construction project; and
  • assist in the layout and development of subdivisions.

This program trains the student in the field of construction management. There is a growing need for people trained in management in construction.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra and geometry or 2 units of equivalent academic math (70 or above in each course) Fall and Spring   70 or above

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $705.

Total Credits Required: 64


Major Requirements*


*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
**Required of first time, full-time students.
***A grade of “C” or better is required for program completion and as a course specific prerequisite.

(1) Restricted Mathematics Elective Credits: 7


Restricted Mathematics Elective – Must be chosen from: MATH 110 , MATH 150 , MATH 165 , MATH 170 , MATH 180  or MATH 190 . The first course taken to fulfill this requirement must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher for program completion and as a course specific prerequisite.

Total Credits Required: 64


Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study


First Term


Term Total: 15


Term Total: 18


Term Total: 16


Term Total: 15