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Technical Program - Building Construction Technology - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Building Construction Technology (AAS.BCT)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

Building Construction Technology - Lake Land College

The primary objective of the Building Construction Technology program is to prepare the student for career employment in the building construction industry immediately upon graduation.

This associate degree program is set up to produce versatile building construction technicians capable of working in a variety of positions such as cost estimators, computer drafters, surveyors and manufacturers' representatives. With additional experience, these technicians could fill the positions of engineer's representative, construction supervisor, building inspector or self employed building contractors. Employers interested in such technicians are consulting engineers, building contractors, manufacturers and testing laboratories.

Students are required to furnish their own basic drafting equipment. The cost of the equipment is approximately $40.


For more information contact:
Neal Haarman
217-234-5421
nhaarman@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 Course offered in even number years only
2 Course offered in odd number years only




First Year
First Semester
TEC 050 Technical Mathematics I (Module 1)
2
TEC 052 Technical Mathematics II (Module 2) *
2
BCT 045 Plans and Specifications (Module 2)
3
TEC 045 Introduction to Drafting I (Module 1)
2
CAD 056 CAD I
2
BCT 050 Construction Materials (Module 1)
3
ENG 050 Writing for Industry
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
TEC 054 Technical Mathematics III (Module 3) *
2
TEC 056 Technical Mathematics IV (Module 4) *
2
BCT 062 Architectural Drafting II *
4
CAD 057 CAD II *
3
BCT 089 Construction Estimating *
3
CET 060 Survey I
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 

Second Year
First Semester
TEC 060 Analytical Mechanics *
4
BCT 064 Construction Surveying Layout (Module 1) *
3
SPE 111 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
HED 178 Responding to Emergencies
2
Suggested Elective
4
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
TEC 080 Strength of Materials *
4
BCT 076 Architectural Drafting III *
4
BCT 070 Construction Management *
3
ECO 130 American Economy
3
--- --- or Social Science Elective  
CET 056 PC Concrete Theory (Module 3) *
2
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 

Suggested Electives
Suggested Electives
CIS 160 Practical Software Applications
3
CAD 058 CAD Systems
2
CET 057 Asphalt Theory *
2
CET 064 Survey III *
3
BCT 078 SOE
1 - 5
BCT 041 Post Frame Construction
1.5
TEC 071 OSHA General Safety
0.5
COC 054 Basic Carpentry I
4
EET 069 Residential Wiring I
3
CET 054 Soils and Aggregates
4
   

Total Program Hours: 66
Last Updated: 11/09/11

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