Office Location
Cumberland Hall, Room 319, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Department Chair: 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 

  • 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

What to Expect:

Course Work

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

Career Paths

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

 

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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Certificates

General Maintenance Certificate (C35140C4)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Introduction to Building Construction Technology Certificate (C35140C3)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

High School Connections
Introduction to Building Construction Technology Certificate (C35140H1)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

The Building Construction Technology program is designed to meet the educational requirements for the General Contractor License in North Carolina. Please see the disclosure chart for information regarding General Contractor Licenses in other states.