Construction Technology Associate in Science Degree


The Construction Technology Associate in Science Degree is designed to prepare students for positions in the construction trade. A student can seek employment in private or public organizations as a cost estimator; project planner; construction coordinator; building inspector; and a variety of other positions associated with the construction and building trade. The course work in this degree also helps the student prepare for California Contractors State Board Examination. This degree requires a total of 24-27 units. At least one half of the units toward the degree must be completed at Fullerton College.

Required Courses (24-27 units):24-27
Complete at least 24 units from the following list:
Residential Plumbing and Mechanical Systems3
Residential Electrical Systems2
Contractor's License Law3
Construction Plans Reading (formerly Construction Blueprint Reading)3
Residential Steel Frame Construction4
Residential Construction4
Residential Finish Carpentry4
Concrete and Masonry3
Surveying for Builders2
Residential Estimating3
Construction Materials, Specifications and Purchasing2
Residential Construction Practice I4
Residential Construction Practice II4
Total Units24-27

Outcome 1: Differentiate between a builder's level and a transit.

Outcome 2: Name the three qualifies of a building.

Outcome 3: Review a typical set of residential or light commercial construction plans and analyze, interpret, extract and define basic structural and finish components and/or systems necessary for project construction.

Outcome 4: Locate, identify, and correctly apply building code constraints to a specific design or construction problem.