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 

  • 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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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.

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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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
General Maintenance Certificate (C35140H1)

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