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Central Community College of Nebraska    
 
    
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology


Program Description

Students in the construction technology program will acquire the skills necessary for employment in the areas of residential and light commercial construction. Students may pursue areas of special interest such as framing, roofing, and cabinet-making. Related courses in drafting, welding, and residential wiring are also available as options to give students a solid background in construction.

Student Learning Outcomes

Construction Technology graduates are prepared to:

  • Practice safe work habits.
  • Demonstrate proper framing practices that meet IRC codes.
  • Install exterior finishes including roofing materials, siding, exterior doors and windows.
  • Install interior finishes including interior doors, drywall, build and install custom cabinetry.
  • Apply basic management principles that have been acquired through the construction courses.

Career Opportunities

Students may be employed by residential contractors, building materials dealers, and commercial contractors. The possibility also exists for self-employment or business ownership. Career and employment services are provided by the college.

Typical Program of Study

To assist students in determining the sequence of courses they might take to complete their educational goals, the proposed program of study is provided. A student's final program of study will be influenced by factors such as placement test scores, prior college experiences, course availability, transfer requirements, program admission requirements, and special areas of interest. A student intending to major in this program must consult with his/her advisor prior to any academic planning and registering.

Programs

Associate of Applied Science

Diploma

Certificate