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Bessemer, AL  35022

 

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Birmingham, AL  35221

 

 

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Building Construction

 

Email - Kevin Hitchcock - Instructor - 205.929.3488

 

 

  Building Construction - Certificate   Building Construction - Degree

 

 

BUILDING

CONSTRUCTION (BUC)

MISSION: The mission of the Building Construction program is to prepare students for successful employment in residential and commercial construction and to offer continuing education.

The skills taught in the Building Construction program, when coupled with field experience, permits graduates to advance to project managers, appraisers, first-line supervisors, estimators, expeditors and building inspectors. The Associate degree in Building Construction begins with blueprint reading and basic tools and materials. Classes provide opportunities to work on foundations, floors, walls, and roofs. Students will also gain experience in the use of industry standard computer software.  This program consists of one short certificate and one A.A.S. degree.

 

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

Short Certificate 26 Credit Hours

Note: PSY 100 Orientation and WKO 107 Workplace Skills Preparation are required during the first semester of attendance for all students entering this program.

COURSE NUMBER

COURSE DESCRIPTION

CREDIT HOURS

PSY 100

Orientation

1

WKO 107

Workplace Skills Preparation

1

Select 24 credit hours from the following specialties:

BUC 110

Basic Construction Tools and Materials

3

BUC 111

Basic Construction Layout

3

BUC 112

Construction Measurements and Cal.

3

BUC 113

Basic Construction Blueprint

3

BUC 115

Roof and Ceiling Framing

3

BUC 121

Foundations, Floors and Walls

3

BUC 131

Interior and Exterior Finishes

3

BUC 132

Advanced Construction Blueprint

3

BUC 133

Planning, Codes, and Scheduling

3

BUC 141

On-Grade Concrete Applications

3

BUC 142

Planning/Estimation I

3

BUC 143

Above-Grade Concrete Applications

3

BUC 150

Homebuilders Licensure

2

BUC 212

Basic Construction Drafting

3

BUC 220

Special Problems in Building Construction

3

BUC 236

Co-op Work Experience

1

CMT 105

Construction materials and Methods

3

CMT 204

Concrete Construction

3

CMT 205

Construction Management

3

CMT 206

Construction Estimating

3

CMT 217

Software Applications in Construction

3

 

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

Associate of Applied Science Degree 68 Credit Hours

 

Note: PSY 100 Orientation and WKO 107 Workplace Skills Preparation are required during the first semester of attendance for all students entering this program. The A.A.S. degree requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.

COURSE NUMBER

COURSE DESCRIPTION

CREDIT HOURS

General Studies Courses

26

RDG 114

Critical Reading for College

2

Area I Written Composition

3

ENG 101

English Composition I

 

Area II Humanities & Fine Arts

6

SPH 107

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

 

Humanities and Fine Arts Course

Area III Natural Science & Mathematics

12

Two 1-hour PED activity courses 2

2

Natural Science Course

4

CIS 146

Microcomputer Applications

3

MTH 100

Intermediate College Algebra

3

Area IV History, Social, & Behavioral Sciences

3

History, Social, or Behavioral Science Course

Pre-Professional Courses

3

 PSY 100

Orientation

1

WKO 107

Workplace Skills Preparation

1

BSS 220

Professional Transition

1

Area V Major Courses

39

Select 39 credit hours from the following courses:

BUC 110

Basic Construction Tools and Materials

3

BUC 111

Basic Construction Layout

3

BUC 112

Construction Measurements and Cal.

3

BUC 113

Basic Construction Blueprint

3

BUC 115

Roof and Ceiling Framing

3

BUC 121

Foundations, Floors and Walls

3

BUC 131

Interior and Exterior Finishes

3

BUC 132

Advanced Construction Blueprint

3

BUC 133

Planning, Codes, and Scheduling

3

BUC 141

On-Grade Concrete Applications

3

BUC 142

Planning/Estimation I

3

BUC 143

Above-Grade Concrete Applications

3

BUC 150

Homebuilders Licensure

2

BUC 212

Basic Construction Drafting

3

BUC 220

Special Problems in Building Construction

3

BUC 236

Co-op Work Experience

1

CMT 105

Construction materials and Methods

3

CMT 204

Concrete Construction

3

CMT 205

Construction Management

3

CMT 206

Construction Estimating

3

CMT 217

Software Applications in Construction

3