2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 31, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook

Building Construction Certificate



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PURPOSE:  This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs in building construction.  Jobs include building inspector and cost estimator. This program is offered at the Chester Campus. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS:  A Certificate is a program of study typically less than two years in length with a major in a career-technical area.  Students receiving a Certificate intend to pursue immediate employment.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers remedial courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Perform tests on soil, concrete, and steel construction materials.
  2. Evaluate a building for code compliance.
  3. Use surveying equipment, following procedures and applying computations to ensure accurate measurements. 

Required Courses


Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 30


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete any SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal.

Courses noted as offered in Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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