PROGRAM OVERVIEW

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

  • Construction technology—Core and sustainable construction

  • Carpentry and masonry technical skills

  • Structural systems

  • Structural coverings and finishes

PROFESSIONAL PATHWAY

  • General contractor/Remodeler

  • Mason

  • Carpenter

  • Cabinet maker

  • Rough framer

  • Plumber

  • Electrician

  • Roofer

  • Maintenance technician

  • Drywall installer/Plasterer

  • Estimator

  • Construction supervisor

  • Property manager

  • Building inspector

  • Architect

  • Construction manager

  • Interior Designer

HELPFUL BACKGROUND

  • Interest in constructing and remodeling homes

  • Interest in construction management

  • Read blueprints and apply designs

  • Interest in interior design of homes

SKILLS NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS

  • Problem-solver

  • Applied mathematics

  • Able to visualize completed projects

  • Ability to estimate and plan

  • Use of hand and power tools

  • Manual dexterity

  • Safety awareness

  • Designing and organization

HIGHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

  • College credits available.

  • Associate’s degree

  • Bachelor’s degree

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Excellent attendance record

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA