What is Construction Technology?
The Construction Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the construction industry. Residential and light commercial construction applications are taught. This program includes instructional units in blueprint reading, building site layout procedures, foundation systems, light framing construction methods, exterior and interior finish systems, concrete forming systems and construction safety. Units of instruction are designed to include lecture and practical experience in the lab or on-site projects. This program also offers an excellent prerequisite for students that plan to pursue a career in areas such as construction management, civil engineering or architectural design.
Progression in the Construction Technology Program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or better in each technical and mathematics course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).
Visit the program website to learn more about degree requirements, program faculty, career opportunities, and more.
|Construction Technology Career||Median Annual Salary*|
|Painter, Interior Finish||$35,724|
|Painter, Paper Hanger||$35,724|
|Residential Site Layout Assistant||$32,924|
|Construction Forms Helper||$32,924|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.
Basic Carpenter (PDF) (Word)
Carpenter Helper (PDF) (Word)
Construction Forms Helper (PDF) (Word)
Residential Carpenter (PDF) (Word)
Residential Roofer (PDF) (Word)
Residential Site Layout Assistant (PDF) (Word)
Rough Carpenter (PDF) (Word)
Gainful Employment Information
- Carpenter Helper CERTIFICATE
- Construction Carpenter DIPLOMA
- Construction Forms Helper CERTIFICATE
- Residential Carpenter CERTIFICATE
- Residential Electrician II CERTIFICATE
- Rough Carpenter CERTIFICATE
- List of Gainful Employment Disclosures
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.