Associate in Applied Science in Construction Technology

Degree Information

Academic Plan

AAS Construction Technology

Academic Plan Code




MCCCD Program Detail

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology


Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program. + indicates course has a prerequisite and/or corequisites.

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Technology prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in carpentry or plumbing or electrical systems in residential and commercial settings. Instruction is in both the theoretical and practical aspects of the construction trade, and includes course work in safety, tools and equipment, construction calculations, blueprint reading, and trade-specific codes, material characteristics, and installation techniques. Certificates of Completion (CCL) and Certificates of Competency (CCT) in Carpentry, Electrical, and Plumbing are also available and are embedded in this AAS.  

What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily work.
  2. Evaluate construction plans to make informed decisions.
  3. Interpret construction plans to perform a task.
  4. Identify potential construction problems.
  5. Resolve a problem in the construction field.
  6. Recognize the interrelationships among the construction trades.
  7. Describe the implications of working in construction trades.
  8. Effectively work within a team structure.
  9. Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
  10. Demonstrate work quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  11. Demonstrate professionalism with conduct, ethics, and work practices.
  12. Use, maintain and secure materials, tools and equipment according to professional standards.
  13. Maintain the work space according to professional standards.

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Major: 3193
First Term: 2020 Summer
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60
CIPS code: 46.0415
SOC codes: 47-1011.00, 47-2061.00, 47-2081.00, 47-3012.00, 47-2031.01, 47-3019.00, 47-2111.00, 49-2094.00, 47-3013.00, 47-2152.00, 47-3015.00
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