Associate in Applied Science
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
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
*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.
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.