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Construction technology is dedicated to providing quality learning opportunities in a supportive environment where construction students can learn new skills or improve existing skill levels. Construction technology at UAS provides the knowledge, tools and experiences that enable students to attain employment, develop professionally and experience personal growth and enrichment.

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Building Energy Retrofit Technician O.E.

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours9
CTS122Residential Renovation, Retrofit and Repair3
CTS185Building Diagnostics and Testing3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3

Residential Light Construction O.E.

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours12
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS201Cold Climate Coastal Construction3
CTS222Building Construction I3
CTS223Building Construction II3

Drafting Technology Certificate

Certificates are programs of study designed to prepare students to secure entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Typically a certificate is 30 credits (one year).

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours31
General Requirements10
Program Requirements21

General Requirements

Written Communication Skills

ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3

Oral Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication and Team Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computational Skills

MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4

Program Requirements

CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS170Residential Design, Codes and Standards3
CTS175Introduction to AutoCAD3
CTS181Intermediate AutoCAD3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3
CTS213Engineering Graphics3
CTS252Construction Documentation3

Associate of Applied Science: Construction Technology

Associate degree programs are areas of study designed to prepare students academically for admission to a bachelor degree program.

Typically an associate degree program is 60 credits (two years).

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours61
General Education Requirements16
Major Requirements45

General Education Requirements

Written Communication Skills

ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3

Select one from the following (3 credits):

ENGLS211Intermediate Composition: Writing about Literature3
ENGLS212Technical Report Writing3

Oral Communication Skills

Select one from the following (3 credits):

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication and Team Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computational Skills

MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4

Other Skills

___S__Advisor-approved GERs*3
* Humanities, social sciences, mathematics, or natural sciences

Major Requirements

ACCTS100Recordkeeping for Small Business3
BAS166Small Business Management3
CTS100Woodworking I3
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS135Residential Wiring3
CTS140Residential Plumbing and Heating3
CTS170Residential Design, Codes, and Standards3
CTS175Introduction to AutoCAD3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3
CTS222Building Construction I3
CTS223Building Construction II3
CTS227Residential Construction Planning and Estimating3
CTS230Residential Mechanical Ventilation3
___S__Advisor-approved elective6

Minor in Construction Technology

A minor is a student's secondary field of study.  Typically a minor is 15 credits and cannot be the same emphasis as the main bachelor's degree program.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours15
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS135Residential Wiring3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3
CTS222Building Construction I3
CTS227Residential Construction Planning and Estimating3

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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CT Classes: Spring - 2016


CT 100
3 CR

Introduction to woodworking and woodworking machines; project construction and general finishing procedures.

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35862J01Robert Jensen
TEC121
Wednesday
6:00p - 9:45p
1/11 - 4/30

Stacked with CT S155.

Tuition and fees: $620 (additional charges may apply)

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35864TP2Kimberly Szczatko
TMHS
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

Overview of construction hand and power tool usage, building procedures and codes, job and site planning, layout, foundation, floor wall, and roof framing methods, utilizing current construction practices.

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39637TP4Michael Cleary
OTCRAIG
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

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39688T80Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
1:15p - 2:35p
1/11 - 3/4
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39758TP9Michael Cleary
OTKLAW
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

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39891J01Justin Fantasia
TEC130
Tue, Thu, Fri
12:30p - 4:30p
2/9 - 3/11

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

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40306TP1Andrew Bullick
JDHS
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

Hands-on class on the basic electrical requirements of the National Electric Code (NEC) and local codes as they apply to planning and installing circuits in a residential dwelling. Electrical codes and safety are emphasized along with wire sizes and wiring circuit drawings.

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35871J01Eric Brewer
TEC130
Saturday
8:30a - 4:30p
2/9 - 3/5
TEC131
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 9:15p
2/9 - 3/5
TEC130
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 9:15p
2/9 - 3/5
TEC131
Saturday
8:30a - 4:30p
2/9 - 3/5

Tuition and fees: $645 (additional charges may apply)

A hands-on introduction to residential plumbing and heating. Basic drain/waste/vent (DWV), cold and hot water supply systems and an overview of heating systems are covered. Includes up-to-date materials, code requirements, system requirements and design.

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35872J01Shawn Williams
TEC130
Saturday
9:00a - 4:30p
1/11 - 2/6
TEC131
Saturday
9:00a - 4:30p
1/11 - 2/6
TEC130
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:30p
1/11 - 2/6
TEC131
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:30p
1/11 - 2/6

Tuition and fees: $645 (additional charges may apply)

CT 155
3 CR

Special methods in wood construction and wood finishing, emphasizing furniture and precision woodcraft.

Prerequisite: CT S100.

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38971J01Robert Jensen
TEC121
Wednesday
6:00p - 9:45p
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $620 (additional charges may apply)

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40073TP2Albert Tingley
TMHS
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

Develops intermediate level CADD (computer-aided design drafting) skills for architectural, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical drawings used in building construction.

Prerequisite: CT S175 or instructor permission.

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35874J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC220
Tue, Thu
4:10p - 6:10p
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $605 (additional charges may apply)

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40296T01Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Thu
9:45a - 11:30a
3/21 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $410 (additional charges may apply)

Design, construction and basic building science for understanding, planning, and constructing a durable home in a cold climate. Upon satisfactory completion, this course meets the prerequisite for the State of Alaska Contractor Residential Endorsement and also for 16 continuing education credits by the State of Alaska, Division of Occupation Licensing for General Contractors with Residential Endorsement.

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35875JD1Robin Gilcrist
DISTWEB
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Advanced application of mechanical, electrical, civil and structural graphic standards using AutoCAD. Orthographic projections, auxiliary views, sectional views, and dimensioning are included topics.

Prerequisite: CT S181.

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35876J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC220
Wednesday
6:00p - 9:45p
1/11 - 4/30

Corequisite: CT S181.

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Skill development in contemporary methods of building construction.

Prerequisite: CT S120.

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38315J01Justin Fantasia
TEC130
Thu, Fri
12:30p - 4:30p
3/21 - 4/22
TEC131
Monday
5:30p - 8:30p
3/21 - 4/22
TEC130
Monday
5:30p - 8:30p
3/21 - 4/22
TEC131
Thu, Fri
12:30p - 4:30p
3/21 - 4/22

Tuition and fees: $620 (additional charges may apply)

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39365T80Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
1:15p - 2:35p
3/7 - 4/30
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39759TP4Michael Cleary
OTCRAIG
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $75 (additional charges may apply)

Study and application of materials, methods, and codes of construction specifically related to wood structures. Development of details and a complete set of working drawings using AutoCad.

Corequisite: CT S181.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
35877J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC220
Wednesday
2:00p - 5:45p
1/11 - 4/30

Tuition and fees: $605 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
40210T80Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
1:15p - 2:35p
1/11 - 3/4
CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
40212T81Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
1:15p - 2:35p
3/7 - 4/30
 
 

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