Designed to provide the basic and advance skills and knowledge to go into business as an independent building contractor. The degree also is a gateway to a variety of applied careers in the construction and remodeling industries. Students will receive hands-on training in trades like carpentry, plumbing, and interior finishing, as well as obtain the financial and business knowledge to become a small business owner. Students will learn the state codes, laws, regulations and safety requirements for these activities. In addition to the possibility of developing a small business as an independent building contractor, graduates could enter an apprentice training program in a trade or work as a facility maintenance technician in residential and small commercial buildings.
Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to: • Read and understand blueprint drawings • Follow all building codes and safety procedures • Demonstrate proper plumbing techniques • Learn and apply state codes, laws, regulation and proper use of safety tools • Understand and use sustainable building products • Demonstrate proper construction techniques • Demonstrate proper interior wall preparation • Estimate small construction projects • Understand the financial and human resources need to own a business
Degrees • Independent Building Contractor Degree (Associate in Applied Science - C235A)
Courses • Independent Building Contractor Courses
AccreditationNo information at this time.
Curriculum/Plan of StudyC235A
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