Nov 29, 2021  
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog 
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology, AAS

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This is the parent program for the Construction Technology, 1-yr Certificate  

Total Program Credits: 94

Program Length: Two Years

Offered by the Advanced Technology Division, 541.463.5380

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements      

Program Coordinator Tracy Rea, Bldg 15, Rm. 201, 541.463.5151,

Dean Lynn Nakamura

Purpose 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.

Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this degree, the graduate will:

  • Demonstrate basic carpentry skills for the construction industry.
  • Cut, fit, and assemble wood and other materials for building construction.
  • Demonstrate and use industry safety standards.
  • Use blueprint reading skills necessary to the profession.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of laser level and field elevations.
  • Be adequately prepared to enter the workforce in the field of construction.
  • Use appropriate library and information resources to research professional issues.
  • Interpret the concepts of a problem-solving task and translate them into mathematics.

Admission Information See or contact the Advanced Technology Division,


Cooperative Education (Co-op) Co-op offers students college credit and a grade for on-the-job work experience related to their educational and career goals. Through Co-op, students connect theory and practice, develop skills, expand career knowledge, and make contacts for the future. Work schedules and work sites vary. Under the supervision of the Construction TechnologyCo-op Coordinator and with instructor consent, a maximum of 18 Co-op credits may be earned in lieu of required Construction Technology course credits.  Contact Cooperative Education at

Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022

Career Pathways Roadmap

Lane County openings - 161 annually
Statewide openings - 2,546 annually

Lane County average hourly - $23.85; average annual - $49,614
Oregon average hourly - $23.89; average annual - $48,688 

Estimated Program Cost

Books   $1,656
Program Specific Fees   $460
Resident Tuition and General Student Fees   $12,439
  Total Estimated Cost $14,555

*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.

Program Notes

  • For choices in Foundational Skills and Discipline Studies, see AAS degree  description.
  • See Course Listing   for prerequisite information.
  • Minimum placement score of 68 in Reading, or completion of RD 087  AND EL 115 , or prior college. A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for all applicants to this program.
  • If Math is taken through the Math Resource Center, then all credits must be completed in order to meet the math requirement.

General Education

GENERAL EDUCATION courses can be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Program Core Courses

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.

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