Construction Technology - General Contracting Program

Program #24087

This program will prepare students to enter the business of general contracting for residential buildings and/or sub-contracting (trade specific). Topics covered include State licensing and experience requirements; financial and legal aspects of the contracting business; residential construction fundamentals; and project management.

Core Courses
CONS 121 Contracting License36
CONS 138 Room Addition Fundamentals48
Total Hours84

CONS 121 36 Hours Contracting License

This course is designed for students interested in exploring career opportunities in general contracting and sub-contracting, current contractors interested in enhancing their business and law skills, and students who want to prepare for the California Contracting License Examination by the Contractors State License Board (CSLB). (Apportionment)

CONS 138 48 Hours Room Addition Fundamentals

This course covers the fundamentals of residential construction and the sequence of events that take place for a room addition. This includes preparing the required plans, obtaining city building permits and communicating with city building inspectors. The course will also cover project management and legal considerations. (Apportionment)