Building Construction Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(60 credits)

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required BCT and TCEN courses/Technical Requirements/Electives and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Choose one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires a course from Area I, students must select three courses from the remaining areas to complete General Education requirements. 1
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1
Composition I4
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Oral Communications
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
Core Requirement
OETS 118Mathematics for Technicians3
Major Requirements
Technical Requirement Courses
BCT 101Introduction to Construction I2
BCT 102Introduction to Construction II2
BCT 103Introduction to Construction Laboratory3
BCT 109Plumbing I3
BCT 110Blueprint Reading for Building Trades4
BCT 114Basic Carpentry3
BCT 115Carpentry Level I3
BCT 116Basic Carpentry Lab2
BCT 130Professional Development and Leadership1
or BCT 150 Forklift Operation
BCT 209Plumbing II3
BCT 217Building and the Environment3
Choose ONE of the following tracks of study:12
Basic Solar Track
Energy for the Next Generation3
Photovoltaic Application4
NEC for Alternative Energy4
Basic Electricity and Electronics
Elective ARCT, BCT, DRFT, or TCEN Courses (1 credit)
Energy Auditing Track
Weatherization in Construction3
Building Analyst I3
Building Analyst II3
Building Envelope3
General Building Track
Elective ARCT, BCT, DRFT, or TCEN Courses (12 credits)
Total Credits60

(60-62 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all BCT and TCEN courses, and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.  A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level I 4
Composition I  
BCT 101 Introduction to Construction I 2
BCT 102 Introduction to Construction II 2
BCT 103 Introduction to Construction Laboratory 3
BCT 130
Professional Development and Leadership
or Forklift Operation
1
OETS 118 Mathematics for Technicians 3
 Credits15
Semester 2
General Education Elective - Area I: Communications - Oral Communications 3
Introduction to Communication  
BCT 114 Basic Carpentry 3
BCT 115 Carpentry Level I 3
BCT 116 Basic Carpentry Lab 2
BCT 109 Plumbing I 3
 Credits14
Semester 3
Select two courses from different NM General Education Areas II, III, IV, V, and VI. A total of 4 courses from different areas are required. 6-8
Track Courses (select one track) - Choose one course from selected track below (total of 12 credits needed to complete each track). 3
Basic Solar Track  
Energy for the Next Generation  
Photovoltaic Application  
NEC for Alternative Energy
or Basic Electricity and Electronics
 
Elective ARCT, BCT, DRFT, or TCEN course (1 credit)
 
Energy Auditing Track  
Weatherization in Construction  
Building Analyst I  
Building Analyst II  
Building Envelope  
General Building Track  
Elective ARCT, BCT, DRFT, or TCEN courses (12 credits)
 
BCT 110 Blueprint Reading for Building Trades 4
BCT 209 Plumbing II 3
 Credits16-18
Semester 4
Select one course from different NM General Education Areas II, III, IV, V, and VI. A total of 4 courses from different areas are required. 3
BCT 217 Building and the Environment 3
Track Course - Choose one course from the list in Semester 3. 3
Track Course - Choose one course from the list in Semester 3. 3
Track Course - Choose one course from the list in Semester 3. 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits60-62