ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in construction technology is designed to prepare students for a career in the building trades as a carpenter, a profession that is in high demand with attractive pay. Through classroom and field instruction, students will learn the skills needed to develop plans from site and layout work through the construction of footings, foundations, floors, walls, roofs, ceilings and finish work. Coursework in construction operations, scheduling, business, human relations, ethics and mathematics are explored in the program to provide students with a well-rounded experience.
The construction technology program includes courses in site work and layout, frame construction, finish carpentry, drafting/blueprint reading for CAD, project management and scheduling, siding and exterior trim and roofing fundamentals.
All construction courses are held at the JWCC Workforce Development Center, located at 4220 Kochs Lane in Quincy. All general education courses within the program are held at JWCC’s main campus, 48th & Harrison, in Quincy.