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