Jan 28, 2023  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology, AAS

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Length: Two years, 90 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $14,638

  • Books - $1,815
  • Program-Specific Fees - $468
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $12,355

Tuition and fee estimates are based on the prior academic year’s rates. Course fees may change during the year. Learn more and view updated tuition and fee information.

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:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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  


  • This program is the parent program for the Construction Technology, 1-yr Certificate  
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for all applicants to this program.
  • This program follows the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Requirements  unless otherwise specified.
  • Cooperative Education (Co-op): In certain circumstances, Co-op experience may be substituted for major coursework. For more information, please see your Academic Advisor or 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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