Associate of Science in Construction Technology - Not for Transfer (AS)

Division: Industry & Technology

This degree prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Construction Technology through the study of project management utilizing computer driven estimating, plan reading, scheduling, and budget control processes. Students will acquire skills in basic construction management, knowledge of basic building codes and code authority enforcement , basic concepts of building systems, construction plan reading and development, knowledge of computer programs utilized in managing construction projects and managing quality in construction.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate abilities to describe construction components and apply necessary skills for their respective application.       
  • Demonstrate safe and proper methods of operation of construction related power tools.
  • Demonstrate national skill and theory competetiveness by passing accumulative testing modules NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) throughout their CT coursework.       

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: assisting construction managers, materials take-off and assisting materials estimators, drafting plans, entry-level carpenters, entry-level finish installer, entry-level concrete installers, retail sales, outside sales for building materials or services, entry level building inspector.


This degree is not designed for transfer; however, the courses included in this degree may be transferable and apply to other degrees designed for transfer.

General Education and Subject Requirements (25 Units)25
College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE)
Required Major Courses (34 Units)34
Const Draw & Design Analysis 1
Const Draw & Design Analysis 2
Computer Asst. Const. Theory
Construction Theory/Practice 1
Construction Practices 1
Construction Practices 2
Construction Practices 3
Construction Practices 4
Basic Carpentry/Const Practice
Interior Millwork
Restricted Electives (6-8 Units)6-8
Select two of the following courses:
Residential Codes and Inspect
Intro to Const Practices
Basic Building System & Codes
Cabinet and Furniture Const.
Residential Wiring

The Associate Degree requirements include completion of the:

  1. Required major courses and restricted elective courses with a "C" or better grade in each course (required and restricted elective courses may be substituted with the approval of the Division Chair),
  2. General Education requirements,
  3. Subject requirements including PE, Health & Wellness, and American Institutions, and
  4. A minimum of 60 units of degree applicable courses numbered 1-299, at least 12 of which must be taken in residence at College of the Sequoias, with a "C" (2.0) average (see Associate Degree Requirements for additional details).