Isothermal Community College

Applied Sciences and Technologies

Building Construction Technology

students building flooringAvailable Programs

Diploma and Certificate are also available in this curriculum.

Diploma is also available in the following:

  • Cabinetmaking
  • Carpentry

Certificates are available in the following:

  • Advanced Carpentry
  • Basic Carpentry
  • Basic Construction
  • Basic Plumbing
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Elementary Carpentry
  • General Contractor Licensing Preparation
  • Sustainable Building Design

Program Description

The Building Construction Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with an overview of the building construction industry. Construction labs/lecture courses and other related classes, provide students with up-to-date knowledge on materials, trends, and techniques of the ever-changing construction industry. 

Course Checklist

What fields or jobs are available for Building Construction majors?

  • Construction Trades: plumbing, electrical
  • Estimators
  • Inspectors
  • Job Site Superintendents
  • Owning your own company
  • Project Coordinators

Who employs Building Construction Technology majors?

  • Construction Companies
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Material Suppliers
  • Self Employed
  • Utility Companies

Preparing for a career in Building Construction Technology:

The Building Construction Technology Program provides students with a “hands on” approach to education. Students are not only exposed to the latest technology in construction through classroom experience, but also practice what they have learned by construction of homes. The knowledge and skills that are acquired enable the students to begin a career with a construction company at a much higher job level as well as increased salary. Upon graduation, the students posses the tools to open their own company if that is their choice.

How can I know if a Building Construction degree is right for me?

Make an appointment to visit the Office of Learning Support & Retention. A career counseling professional will meet with you to help you assess your interest and abilities in an effort to discover a career path that's right for you. Call 828-395-1436 to make an appointment.

Other Resources:

More information on this degree can also be obtained by contacting the Applied Sciences Department at 828-395-1441.