UACCM Academics

Career-Specific Program Overview

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Construction Technology

The Construction Technology program will prepare students for a career in the construction industry. The curriculum is comprised of a comprehensive sequence of courses that combine theory and practical applications. The program includes course work in applied mathematics, basic hand/electrical tool safety, OSHA regulations, construction fundamentals, carpentry, drywall, and masonry. After successful completion of the program, students will be better equipped to enter the workplace in a construction-related career.

Students who successfully complete degree requirements should be able to understand and apply basic construction principles.

Career Opportunities

  • Construction Craft Worker
  • Brick and Stone Mason
  • General Carpenter
  • Building or Property Maintenance
  • Concrete Finisher
  • Drywall and Ceiling Installer
  • Flooring Installation Technician

Degree/Certificate Requirements

    Institutional Learning Outcomes

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the Certificate of Proficiency in Construction Technology will be able to:

    • Utilize personal protective equipment and identify various safety hazards common to the workplace.
    • Students will be able to read and interpret basic construction diagrams.
    • Explain how to calculate the quantities of lumber, panel, and concrete products using industry-standard methods.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the Certificate of Proficiency in Construction Technology will be able to:

    • Utilize personal protective equipment and identify various safety hazards common to the workplace.
    • Students will be able to read and interpret basic construction diagrams.
    • Explain how to calculate the quantities of lumber, panel, and concrete products using industry-standard methods.
    • Identify the heavy equipment used in highway and bridge construction and describe their uses.
    • Identify signs, signals, and barricades used on a job site.
    • Describe the various types and applications of construction materials.
    • Develop and improve professional strengths such as teamwork, time management, business ethics, customer service, and leadership skills.