Construction Technology Career Program A.S.

Program Description

This program is unique in Fairfield County. 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.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Be familiar with building materials and methods of construction;
  2. Be able to understand and handle construction contract documents;
  3. Be equipped to estimate construction;
  4. Understand structural and mechanical systems;
  5. Be able to read and interpret blueprints;
  6. Be familiar with surveying equipment and able to work with them;
  7. Have proper communication skills in written and spoken language as well as in spreadsheets;
  8. Possess basic business and accounting skills;
  9. Have a strong overall general education;
  10. Be able to handle the responsibilities of an entry-level job in the construction industry; and
  11. Be prepared to continue their education for the baccalaureate degree in Construction Management.
 Requirements (61 Credits)
 College Core Requirements (26 Credits)
 ENG 101 Composition 3 credits
 ENG 102 Literature and Composition 3 credits
 MAT 172 College Algebra 3 credits (Or higher level MAT 3-4 credits)
 BBG 114 Business Application Software 4 credits
 COM 173 Public Speaking 3 credits
 BIO 181 Environmental Science 4 credits - satisfies NCC IDS requirement
 HUM ELE  Humanities Elective 3-4 credits 3-4 credits*
 SOC ELE  Social Science Elective 3-4 credits 3 credits
 Major Requirements (35 Credits)
 CTC 106 Blueprint Reading 3 credits
 BBG 101 Introduction to Business 3 credits
 ARC 106 Building Technology 4 credits
 ARC 240 Environmental Systems 3 credits
 ARC 215 Construction Documents 4 credits
 ACC 113 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 credits
 ARC 229 Structures 3 credits
 BBG 210 Business Communication 3 credits
 LAS ELE Liberal Arts Elective   3 credits 3 credits
 Open ELE  Open Elective  3 credits
 CTC ELE  Construction Elective  3 credits*
 Recommended Sequence of Study
 Semester 1
 CTC 106 Blueprint Reading 3 credits
 BBG 101 Introduction to Business 3 credits
 ENG 101 Composition 3 credits
 MAT 172 College Algebra 3 credits (Or higher level MAT 3-4 credits)
 HUM ELE  Humanities Elective 3-4 credits 3-4 credits*
 Semester 2
 BBG 114 Business Application Software 4 credits
 ARC 106 Building Technology 4 credits
 ENG 102 Literature and Composition 3 credits
 LAS ELE Liberal Arts Elective   3 credits 3 credits
 SOC ELE  Social Science Elective 3-4 credits 3 credits
 Semester 3
 ARC 240 Environmental Systems 3 credits
 COM 173 Public Speaking 3 credits
 ARC 215 Construction Documents 4 credits
 ACC 113 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 credits
 CTC ELE  Construction Elective  3 credits*
 Semester 4
 ARC 229 Structures 3 credits
 BBG 210 Business Communication 3 credits
 BIO 181 Environmental Science 4 credits
 Open ELE  Open Elective  3 credits
 Notes:

* ARC or CAD or CTC course