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Construction Technology, Associate in Science Degree

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Banner Code: 1_AS_CTBP
Control Number: 03979

Construction Technology A165, Construction Safety/CAL-OSHA, is required for any first earned Certificate of Achievement. It is recommended that all beginning, full-time students enroll in the following courses leading to a Certificate of Achievement.

Complete the Construction Technology Certificate of Achievement and the Associate in Science graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience to identify, assess, and participate in many entry-level construction trades.
  2. Be prepared to work in the construction field in positions including, but not limited to work areas such as inspection, and hands-on skilled tradespeople.

Associate in Science Degree Requirements

  1. UNIT REQUIREMENT60 UNITS, with at least a 2.0 grade point average. At least 12 of the units must be earned at OCC, with a minimum of one course taken for a letter grade. At least 3 units in an advanced course from the program must be completed at OCC. A student must be enrolled at the time of application for graduation. Units earned at an accredited college or university on a credit/no credit basis will be counted toward the degree requirements of the college, to a maximum of 15 units.
  2. MAJOR REQUIREMENT - Complete the AA or AS major requirements as detailed in the Degree and Certificate section of this catalog.
  3. MATHEMATICS REQUIREMENT - Demonstrate competence in mathematics by either obtaining a satisfactory grade (grade of “C” or better or“pass”) in a mathematics course at or above the level of Intermediate Algebra as demonstrated by prior coursework, or by demonstrating competency that is comparable through the completion of a college-level math course that has Intermediate Algebra as a prerequisite: Psychology A160 or Math A100 or higher, with the exception of Math A220.
  4. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT - Students may choose to complete Option 1 (OCC AA GE), Option 1 (OCC AS GE), Option 2 (CSU GE), or Option 3 (IGETC) to satisfy the general education requirement. See the General Education Patterns section of this catalog for more information.
Course Title Units
Required Courses
CNST A165Construction Safety/CAL OSHA3
CNST A180Building Construction 15
CNST A185Building Construction 25
CNST A190Blueprint Reading and Drafting4
CNST A195Residential Code3
CNST A240Specialty Trades5
Total Units25
Requirement Units
Program Major Units 25
AS General Education Option 1, 2, or 3 Varies
Transferable electives to satisfy unit requirement Varies
Total Degree Units 60