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,

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 27
CN 107 Construction Documents 3
CN 110 Construction Processes 2
CN 152 Codes and Inspection**** 2
CN 156 Construction Systems and Methods 3
CN 158 Concrete and Masonry 2
CN 251 Construction Field Operations 3
CN 254 Construction Survey and Layout** 3
CN 272 Introduction to Construction Design 3
CN 278 Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems 3
CN 283 Construction Estimating 3
CN 289 Graduate Assessment for Building Technology Majors 0

Other Required Courses 4
MKT 230 Introduction to Marketing 4

Electives* 13

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

**MA 115 is a prerequisite to CN 254 and will also count toward the general education requirement.

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

****CN 152m is required for students who wish to pursue the 60 hours of pre-licensure training required to obtain a Michigan Builders License.

Select CN courses may have Advanced Placement Test option based on past work experience. Please contact the program coordinator for details.