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Building Your Future
Construction Technology

Building Your Future
Construction Technology

Construction Technology


By pursuing a certificate or degree in Construction Technology, you'll learn about estimating projects, surveying techniques, scheduling projects, and codes and laws that apply to the industry and gain skills in managing small and large construction projects. You'll also learn about the materials of construction, residential and commercial methods.

With such training, you may find employment opportunities as a trained field supervisor, estimator, project engineer, project superintendent and more.

Read further to learn more about NWACC's certificate and degree options, costs and financial assistance. 

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Academic Paths

NWACC offers a certificate of proficiency, a technical certificate and an AAS in construction technology. View the courses required to earn a certificate or degree.

View all the courses required to earn a Certificate of Proficiency in Construction Technology

General Education Courses
MATH 1003 Survey of Technical Math OR
MTCM 1003 Comm and Math for Workforce and MATH 1001 Special Topics Surv Tech Math

Core Construction Courses
CST 1313 Materials of Construction OR
CST 1323 Introduction to Craft Skills
CST 2213 Construction Methods I
CST 2223 Construction Methods II
CST 2413 Estimating
CST 2523 Project Scheduling

View all the courses required to earn a Technical Certificate in Construction Technology

General Education Courses
ENGL 1013 Composition I
MATH 1003 Survey of Technical Math OR
MTCM 1003 Comm and Math for Workforce and MATH 1001 Special Topics Surv Tech Math OR higher level math

Required Core Courses
BADM 2513 Business Organization and Mgmt
DRFT 1234 Engineering Graphics I
DRFT 2114 Auto CAD I

Core Construction Courses
CST 1313 Materials of Construction OR
CST 1323 Introduction to Craft Skills
CST 2213 Construction Methods I
CST 2223 Construction Methods II
CST 2413 Estimating
CST 2513 Surveying
CST 2523 Project Scheduling
CST 2423 Construction Codes and Regs


View all the courses required to earn an AAS in Construction Technology

General Education Courses
CISQ 1103 Intro to Computer Information
ENGL 1013 Composition I
ENGL 1023 Composition II
MATH 1003 Survey of Technical Math OR higher level MATH
COMM 1303 Public Speaking OR higher level COMM
XXXX XXX3 Social/Behavioral Science elective (see course catalog for options)

Required Core Courses
CST 1323 Introductory Craft Skills
CST 1313 Materials of Construction OR
ART 1323 3-D Design
CST 2441 Construction Internship
CST 2523 Project Scheduling
CST 2423 Construction Codes and Regs

BADM 2533 Supervision OR
BADM 2513 Business Organization and Mgmt

DRFT 1234 Engineering Graphics I
DRFT 2114 Auto CAD I
DRFT 2234 Bldg. Info. Mod I
DRFT 2363 – Commercial Construction Drawing OR DRFT 2403 Site Planning and Land Development, OR DRFT 2263 Civil Engineering Fundamentals OR, DRFT 2353 Residential Design and Construction OR ART 1333 2-D Design

Core Construction Courses
CST 2213 Construction Methods I
CST 2223 Construction Methods II
CST 2513 Surveying
CST 2413 Estimating


Cost & Financial Assistance

NWACC's Construction Technology program adheres to the college's tuition and payment policies and options. View the tuition and fees page to learn more. 

For further break down on tuition and fees by semester, email constructiontech@nwacc.edu.

Financial Aid:
As an NWACC student, you'll have access to a variety of financial aid sources to help you pay for college expenses. Financial aid can come from federal, state, school and private sources. Learn more about financial aid options.

Construction Scholarships:
NWACC offers scholarships for students who are pursuing a certificate or degree in construction technology. NWACC's scholarship application cycle is open to students from Dec 1 - March 7, and awards are given during the following academic year.

Eligibility for construction scholarship applicants:

  • Must have a 2.7 GPA or greater
  • Be enrolled in 12 hours
  • Pursuing a certificate or degree in construction technology

Learn more about NWACC scholarships

 

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