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Certificate – Construction Trades

Semester hours required for graduation: 34

Advisors: Mike Cumbie


This program provides basic general knowledge training for the individual interested in working in the residential and light commercial construction field such as first-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers and civil engineering technicians.


A. Major Courses: 34 Credit Hours

BCT-101 Introduction to Building Construction (5)

BCT-102 Fundamentals of Building Construction (4)

BCT-105 Tool Usage and Safety (2)

BCT-106 Beginning Woodworking (2)

BCT-112 Construction Print Reading (2)

BCT-151 Introduction to Residential Plumbing (3)

BCT-201 Principles of Roof Construction (4)

BCT-203 Exterior and Interior Finishes (5)

IMT-103 Precision Measurement Instruments (2)

MSY-101 Masonry Fundamentals (5)


Gainful Employment: Construction Trades

Tuition and book costs reflect the projected cost of the complete program.

Graduation times may vary according to course availability and/or individual course load. Consult faculty advisor.


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