GOGEBIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE E 4946 Jackson Road Ironwood MI 49938 P: 800.682.5910   

Construction Technology

The Program:

The Construction Technology program offers coursework and training designed to provide a wide variety of experience in the building construction fields. The program includes actual hands on experience during the construction of a residential home. Students participate in building of the foundation, framing the stick built structure, electrical and mechanical work, and finishing the interior and exterior of the structure. Coursework familiarizes the participant to various methods of estimating, specifications and codes for residential construction, principles and guides for design and layout, and other knowledge related to building construction and the allied trades. The program provides an excellent working knowledge of the various trades and the skills required of those fields.

The program is offered in the following two options;

Building Trades Certificate (1 year)

This program offers hands on involvement in the construction of a residential home. The participants are involved with all phases of construction including masonry, rough and finish carpentry, plumbing and electrical, sheet-rock and sheet-rock finishing, and mill-working the interior of the structure. Students gain a thorough knowledge of the various skills required to enter the construction workforce at the entry through journeyman level for the various allied trades.

The Requirements

COURSE  
CREDIT
First Semester    
ORI 100 Freshman Seminar
1
BLD 101 Construction Practices I
5
BLD 102 Construction Practices II
5
BLD 201 Construction Practices III
5
  Math Elective
3
Second Semester    
BLD 104 Plans/Specs/Codes
3
BLD 120 Mechanical/Electrical Installations
5
BLD 205 Construction Practices V
5
BUS 101 Introduction to Business
3
EGR 103 CAD Concepts
2
 

TOTAL CREDITS

37

 

Associate Degree
in Construction Technology (2 years)

In addition to the courses and fieldwork listed for the one-year certificate, this program includes advanced study preparing the participant for opportunities to transfer to other institutions offering baccalaureate degrees in building construction or related fields. It also prepares the individual to enter the marketplace in various capacities ranging from entry-level construction personnel through management/supervisory positions. It familiarizes the individual with various business aspects related to construction and prepares the student for state licensing exams, which are required to operate as a private contractor.

The Requirements:

COURSE  
CREDIT
First Semester    
ORI 100 Freshman Seminar
1
BLD 101 Construction Practices I
5
BLD 102 Construction Practices II
5
BLD 201 Construction Practices III
5
  Math Elective
3
Second Semester    
BLD 104 Plans/Specs/Codes
3
BLD 120 Mechanical/Electrical Installations
5
BLD 205 Construction Practices IV
5
BUS 101 Introduction to Business
3
EGR 103 CAD Concepts
2
Third Semester    
ACC 150 Accounting I
4
BUS 130 Salesmanship
3
DWG 201 Architectural Drafting/Design
4
ENG 101 or 105 English Composition or Technical English
3
Fourth Semester    
BUS 210 Marketing
3
  Humanity or Social Science Electives
6
BUS 203 Business Communications
3
  Math Elective
3
 

TOTAL CREDITS

66

 

For more information contact the Admissions Office
Phone 1-800-682-5910 ext. 207


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