Nov 28, 2022  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Construction Technology, AAS

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Length: 90 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $14,885

  • Resident Tuition: $11,925*
  • Technology Fees $1,170
  • General Student Fees: $813**
  • Online Course Fee: $170  (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $567 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)
  • Program Specific Fees: $240.00 (course fees, materials)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives). Any prerequisites required prior to the entry of the program will be listed separately.

** General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to train students in the technical skills and knowledge of the construction industry. The graduate of this program can expect to work in the residential and commercial building construction field.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

PLO 1 - Cut, fit, and assemble wood and other materials for building construction
PLO 2 - Recognize and explain the importance of the relationships among building components in the process of assembling a structure
PLO 3 - Demonstrate and use industry safety standards
PLO 4 - Use blueprint reading skills necessary to the profession
PLO 5 - Establish field elevations and develop building layouts through the use of various surveying tools
PLO 6 - Use appropriate library and information resources to research professional issues
PLO 7 - Use mathematics and interpretive skills to solve construction problems
PLO 8 - Acknowledge the various areas of the construction industry and explain how different occupations integrate into the field as a whole

Program Requirements

General Education

General Education courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Writing (3-4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Math (4-5 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Human Relations (3-4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Health/PE/Dance (3 credits): Complete any Health (HE), Physical Education (PE, PEAT, PEO), or Dance (D) course or any combination of these courses.

Open Elective (6 credits): Complete any 100- or 200-level courses to meet this requirement.

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. Students must complete 5 credits each of CST 118A, 118B and 118C for a total of 15 credits.

Cooperative Education

Complete 9 credits of CST 280 - Co-op Ed: Construction  

Program Electives

Program Electives must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. Complete 18 credits from the Advanced Technology Directed Elective List below. 

Advanced Technology Directed Elective List

Some courses in the list below may already appear as requirements in some programs. In these instances, they cannot be taken twice nor counted in two areas. Please choose different electives. The courses that are program core courses are notated in the list as: 

     C = required in Construction
     Dr = required in Drafting
     Dt = required in Diesel Technology 


  • This program is the parent program for the Construction Technology, 1-yr Certificate  
  • This program follows the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements  unless otherwise specified.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for all applicants to this program.
  • Cooperative Education (Co-op): In certain circumstances, Co-op experience may be substituted for major coursework. For more information, please see an Academic Advisor or the Program Coordinator.
  • This program is articulated with Oregon Institute of Technology, which requires a higher-level math course than is required for the program. Contact your Academic Advisor for help with transfer to OIT.

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