Department Chair

Office
Cumberland Hall, Room 319, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Keith Carter
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Building Construction Technology @ FTCC

The Building Construction Technology curriculum is designed to prepare you to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of:

  • Architecture

  • Construction

  • Construction management

  • Plus, other associated professions.

There are many great reasons to enroll in the Building Construction Technology at FTCC!

  • Flexible Scheduling – Students can start this program in any semester and many of the courses are available online.
  • Opportunities to Continue Education – Many of our students have successfully transferred to East Carolina University or NC A&T University to earn their Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management.
  • Partnerships – We are members of the Home Builders Association of Fayetteville and work closely with many area construction companies.
  • Hands-on Learning – Students gain hands-on training on live projects such as Habitat for Humanity houses.
  • Friendly Advisors – Our faculty will spend time helping you achieve your goals, whether that is working for a construction company or self-employment.

Students will learn:

  • Building codes

  • Construction equipment and safety

  • Construction estimating

  • Electrical systems

  • Exterior Siding

  • Framing

  • Interior and exterior finishing

  • Plumbing

  • Print reading

  • Renovation

  • Roofing

  • Site preparation and layout

  • Trim

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Course work includes:

  • Building codes
  • Construction materials and methods
  • Estimating
  • Instruction in sustainable building and design
  • Other topics related to design and construction occupations
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Career Paths

Graduates should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a degree or certificate in building Construction Technology. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Building Construction Technology (A35140)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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