Programs of Study Home | Programs of Study | Building Construction Technology Learn to Build aHouseStudents work closely with those from Electrical & Electromechanical and HVAC-R to build a house every other quarter. Placement Building Construction Technology Featured Video WelcomeThe world of construction is a fascinating and challenging profession that allows workers to be creative, yet improve on their skills and abilities. For decades, SCC has recognized that the construction industry plays a major role in the construction of single-dwelling homes as well as multi-dwellings designed for the comfort and pleasure of everyday living. Other aspects of construction include light commercial and commercial applications. Highly skilled construction technicians are needed in all aspects of the construction industry, including concrete and masonry, drafting and estimating, carpentry, finish, and trim. This ever-growing industry relies upon the skills and talents of those constructing our futures. Opportunities for long-term employment, consistent working hours, increasing job responsibilities and wages are available to those who enter this great profession. Construction is a skill that is needed worldwide.You're a Good Fit for this program because . . . OverviewSCC’s Building Construction Technology program is a six-quarter (18-month) program. Students are on campus participating in lecture/lab courses during all six quarters of their instruction. A key component of the program is building a new house from the planning stages to the final finishing touches. Since the first house was constructed decades ago, students in the program have built more than 90 homes. Students in the Fall and Spring quarters construct the homes, which are auctioned off after the quarter ends. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.MissionThe mission of the Building Construction Technology program is to provide comprehensive training in the field of construction, taught through the means of hands-on training applications with accompanying lecture, with the intent to provide the most up-to-date vocational/technical construction training available in a community college.Employment OutlookEmployment is expected to grow about as fast as the average. In many areas, there will be competition for jobs, especially for those requiring limited skills. Laborers who have specialized skills or who can relocate near new construction projects should have the best opportunities. Graduates report an average starting salary of $12.95 per hour, with a high of $18 per hour.Starting TermsSummer Quarter, Winter Quarter.Building Construction-AASCurriculumBUILDING CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGYTake the following:CNST-1121 Concrete & Masonry Tools & MaterialCNST-1122 Concrete & Masonry ApplicationCNST-1223 Residential Blueprint ReadingCNST-1224 Construction Processes & PractCNST-1225 Tools & MaterialsCNST-1326 Res Construction Drafting LabCNST-1327 Res Construction Drafting TheoryCNST-1328 Res Construction Estimating laCNST-1329 Res Construction Estimating ThCNST-1331 Commercial Construction CommunicationsCNST-1430 Cabinetry & Carpentry LaboratoCNST-1433 Carpentry TheoryCNST-2532 Residential Construction ApplicationsCNST-2537 Residential Construction PrinCNST-2634 Comm Construction Drafting LabCNST-2636 Comm Construction Estimating LCNST-2639 Comm Construction Drafting theCNST-2641 Comm Construction Estimating TCNST-2643 Fundamentals of Structural SteBSAD-1070 Customer ServiceWELD-1186 Building Construction WeldingACFS-2020 Career DevelopmentGENERAL ED REQUIREMENT CORETake SPCH-1090 or SPCH-1110 or SPCH-2810;SPCH-1090 Fund of Human CommunicationsSPCH-1110 Public SpeakingSPCH-2810 Business & Professional CommunTAKE ENGL-1010 OR ENGL-1015;ENGL-1010 Composition IENGL-1015 Composition & LiteratureGENERAL ED REQUIREMENTSTake Math 1040 or higherMATH-1040 Business MathMATH-1080 Algebra & TrigonometryMATH-1100 Intermediate AlgebraMATH-1150 College AlgebraMATH-1180 Elementary StatisticsMATH-1200 TrigonometryMATH-1300 PrecalculusMATH-1400 Applied CalculusMATH-1600 Calc & Analytic Geometry IMATH-1050 Thinking MathematicallyMATH-2030 Contemporary MathematicsTake one course from the Social Science list on General Education Requirements in the college catalog. Found at www.southeast.eduANTH-1120 General AnthropologyANTH-1020 Intro to Cultural AnthECON-1200 Personal FinanceECON-2110 MacroeconomicsECON-2120 MicroeconomicsGEOG-1420 World Regional GeographyHIST-1000 Western Tradition IHIST-1010 Western Tradition IIHIST-1820 Survey of Asian HistoryHIST-2010 Amer Hist I (Early America)HIST-2020 Amer Hist II (Late America)HIST-2100 Survey World Hist to 1500 CEHIST-2110 World History since 1500 CEHIST-2960 Survey of African American HisPOLS-1000 American GovernmentPOLS-1040 Comparative PoliticsPOLS-1600 Introduction to International RelationsPSYC-1250 Interpersonal RelationsPSYC-1810 Introduction to PsychologySOCI-1010 Introduction to SociologySOCI-1020 Diversity in SocietySOCI-2150 Issues of Unity and DiversityPOLS-1080 Intro to Political ScienceTAKE BSAD-1010BSAD-1010 Microsoft Applications ICostsIt appears your Web browser is not configured to display PDF files. You can download the PDF file here.