Associate of Science in Construction Technology (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 applications.       
  • Demonstrate safe and proper methods of operation of construction-related power tools.
  • Identify the chronological steps of construction in residential applications for scheduling subcontractors ordering materials.

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.

Program Requirements 

College of the Sequoias' Associate Degree General Education (COS-GE)
CT 100Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 14
CT 101Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 24
CT 105Computer Assisted Construction Theory4
CT 220Construction Practices I3
CT 221Construction Practices 23
CT 222Construction practices 33
CT 223Construction Practices 43
CT 250Basic Carpentry and Construction Practices4
Select two of the following courses:
CT 132Basic Building Systems & Codes3
CT 205Plumbing Installation and Design3
CT 260Interior Millwork4
CT 270Residential Wiring3
Select additional degree applicable courses numbered 1-299 to achieve 60 units.

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).