What is Construction Technology?
The Construction Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the construction industry.
Residential and light commercial construction applications are taught. This program includes instructional units in blueprint reading, building site layout procedures, foundation systems, light framing construction methods, exterior and interior finish systems, concrete forming systems and construction safety.
Units of instruction are designed to include lecture and practical experience in the lab or on-site projects. This program also offers an excellent prerequisite for students that plan to pursue a career in areas such as construction management, civil engineering or architectural design.
What are my career options?
Gainful Employment Disclosure Information
This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).
- Carpenter Helper - Undergraduate certificate
- Construction Carpenter - Undergraduate certificate
- Construction Forms Helper - Undergraduate certificate
- Electrician Construction - Undergraduate certificate
- Finish Carpenter - Undergraduate certificate
- Green Building Technology - Undergraduate certificate
- Residential Carpenter - Undergraduate certificate
- Rough Carpenter - Undergraduate certificate
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.