2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

This program is designed to provide the student with a technical foundation with specialization in the areas of project design, building materials, construction systems and related documents.

Students majoring in building technology must have a minimum grade of "C" and a grade point average of 2.25 for all technical concentration courses.

For department information or additional degree requirements, go to the Technology and Occupational Sciences, College of department page.

For related information from the bureau of labor statistics, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/architecture-and-engineering/architects.htm

Total Credits Required 60
General Education* 16
MA 115 Precalculus [QUAR] 4
General Education Electives 12
Choose 12 credit hours from the following categories:
    Effective Communication Elective (4-8 cr.)
    Social Responsibility in a Diverse World Electives (4-8 cr.)
    Integrative Thinking Elective (4 cr.)
    Human Expression Elective (4 cr.)
    Perspectives on Society Elective (4 cr.)
    Scientific Inquiry Elective (4 cr.)

Technical Concentration 26
CN 107 Construction Documents 3
CN 110 Construction Processes 2
CN 153 Introduction to Construction Design 3
CN 156 Construction Systems and Methods 2
CN 158 Concrete and Masonry 2
CN 251 Construction Field Operations 3
CN 252 Codes and Inspection ** 2
CN 254 Construction Survey and Layout 3
CN 278 Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems 3
CN 283 Construction Estimating 3

Other Required Courses 4
MKT 230 Introduction to Marketing 4

Electives*** 14

* EN 111 and EN 211 are encouraged, if continuing on for a baccalaureate degree.

** CN 252m is strongly encouraged for students who wish to pursue the 60 hours of pre-licensure training required to obtain a Michigan Builders License.

*** General elective number of credits may vary, a minimum of 60 credits are required for the A.A.S. degree.