Why Building Construction?


The Building Construction Estimating, Supervision and Technology programs prepare students for a variety of interesting careers in the construction industry. Coursework in all programs focuses on commercial construction applications and evolving green technology.

The Building Construction Estimating and Supervision programs are offered in conjunction with the Joint Apprenticeship Committees of the Building Trades and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor; applicants must have earned a journeyman certificate in one of the trade technologies. Students enrolled in these associate degree programs are prepared for advancement in the building construction industry.

The Building Construction Technology associate degree program is designed to prepare students who have work experience in building construction for advancement to positions of management.

 

What Type of Program Are You Looking For?

Building Construction Estimating, A.S. (515.3)

This program is offered in conjunction with the Joint Apprenticeship Committees of the building trades and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor. Applicants must have earned a Journeyman Certificate in one of the trade technologies. Pennsylvania awards Journeyman Certificates to graduates of apprenticeship certificate programs.

This program will prepare the journeyman for advancement in the building construction industry. Students will study the phases of a building construction project to develop an overview and understanding of the building construction industry. Coursework focuses on commercial construction applications and evolving green technology. Classes are scheduled for evenings and weekends allowing students to work full time at their trade while obtaining a degree.

Building Construction Supervision, A.S. (514.3)

This program is offered in conjunction with the Joint Apprenticeship Committees of the building trades and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor. Applicants must have earned a Journeyman Certificate in one of the trade technologies. Pennsylvania awards Journeyman Certificates to graduates of apprenticeship certificate programs.

This program will prepare the journeyman for advancement in the building construction industry. Students will study the phases of a building construction project to develop an overview and understanding of the building construction industry. Coursework focuses on commercial construction applications and evolving green technology. Classes are scheduled for evenings and weekends allowing students to work full time at their trade while obtaining a degree. 

Building Construction Technology, A.S. (441.2)

This program is designed to prepare students who have work experience in building construction for advancement to positions of management. Students will study the numerous building construction phases to develop an overview and understanding of the building construction industry. Coursework focuses on commercial construction applications and evolving green technology. Classes are scheduled in the evenings and weekends to allow students an opportunity to work in the building construction field while obtaining their degree. 

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