Building Construction - A.A.S. Degree

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Our dedicated team of staff and faculty will help you from your application to graduation. Sussex provides a solid framework on which to build your college education for a successful future.

Program Information

The Building Construction Technology Program is designed to provide students with the hands on practice skills and training necessary to obtain employment in the Building Construction Industry. The program prepares students in leadership and planning, technical knowledge and emerging technologies, creative problem solving, sustainable practices, and ethical principles to successfully achieve academic and professional goals.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Interpret and apply appropriate building and structural codes to industry standards.
  • Interpret construction documents, blueprints, schematics and sketches.
  • Communicate information effectively, in both verbal and written forms.
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills based on knowledge and practice.
  • Understand, integrate, and apply construction knowledge and skills professionally.
  • Demonstrate professionalism with attitude, conduct and ethical work practices.
  • Communicate skillfully with other industry professionals involved in the construction process.

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