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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.

Minor 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: Fall - 2015


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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
78473J01Justin Fantasia
TEC139
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:15p - 5:15p
9/1 - 9/30
TEC140
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:15p - 5:15p
9/1 - 9/30
TEC125
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:15p - 5:15p
9/1 - 9/30

Tuition and fees: $670 (additional charges may apply)

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79329T80Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
11:05a - 12:35p
8/24 - 10/16

Covers basic architectural drafting and residential design. Students will learn to read a set of house plans, complete a conceptual design for a house following current International Residential Codes, will understand standard building practices for a cold maritime climate, and will be aware of green building practices.

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78477J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC139
Wednesday
6:00p - 9:00p
8/31 - 12/12

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

An introduction to computer aided design and drafting using the industrial standard AutoCAD software. Includes the basics of computer hardware and software, computer skills required for creating and editing drawings.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
78478J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC
Tuesday
6:00p - 9:45p
8/31 - 12/12

Stacked: This class is stacked with 77566 CT 181. Students registered in CT 181 cannot register for CT 175.

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

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
78508JD1Robin Gilcrist
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Tuition and fees: $605 (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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
78480J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC212
Thursday
6:00p - 9:00p
8/31 - 12/12

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

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79330T80Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
11:05a - 12:35p
8/24 - 10/16

Skill development in contemporary methods of building construction.

Prerequisite: CT S120.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79374T80Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
11:05a - 12:35p
10/19 - 12/11

Advanced skill development in interior and exterior finish carpentry and cabinet making.

Prerequisite: CT 120.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
78483J01Justin Fantasia
TEC139
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:15p - 5:15p
10/27 - 11/25
TEC140
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:15p - 5:15p
10/27 - 11/25
TEC125
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:15p - 5:15p
10/27 - 11/25

Tuition and fees: $670 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79375T80Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon - Fri
11:05a - 12:35p
10/19 - 12/11

Overview of organizing, planning and estimating from construction drawings and specifications. A review of codes, materials, and construction methods to establish estimates of time and materials for on-site construction. An overview of construction contracts.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
78504J01Pete Traxler
TEC
Tuesday
1:15p - 4:15p
8/31 - 12/12

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

 
 

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