Oct 23, 2019  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Building Science and Construction Technologies, A.A.S.



CIP: 15.1001
School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1664

This program prepares students for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and Associate General Contractors of American (AGC) Journeyman certification exams. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for entry-level positions in residential and industrial building construction industry. This degree provides students with communication and critical-thinking skills that support job advancement.

NOTE: A.A.S. degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in specific occupations; they are not generally intended to transfer to four-year institutions. For more information on transfer, refer to the Transfer of Credit  section of this catalog, or speak with an academic adviser.

Students can earn the following certificates related to this degree:

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in the residential and industrial construction areas of basic safety, methods and materials.
  • Demonstrate competency in OSHA 30-hour construction safety.
  • Demonstrate competency in trade fundamentals, adhesive selection and use, properties of fasteners, concrete, and green building standards.

General Education Requirements: (20 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


Laboratory Science (4 Credits)


Social/Behavioral Sciences or Creative and Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Humanities (3 Credits)


Health, and Wellness (1 Credit)


Total 67 Credits