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curriculum document Construction - AAS
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Why This Program?

With more than five million workers and $600 billion of new projects each year, construction is the largest private industry in the United States.  Every construction project-from homes and commercial building to streets and bridges-includes an amazing variety of jobs.  Among the opportunities are carpentry, concrete finishing, mechanical installation, estimating and project management.

Brief Explanation

This program prepares students for entry into the construction and home building industries. Students actively participate in the construction of one structure each year.

Program Outcomes

1. Work in a safe and productive manner that meets industry standards.
2. Demonstrate work habits and communication skills that lead to career success.
3. Accurately apply construction math formulas.
4. Operate hand and power tools safely.
5. Accurately read and interpret blueprints.
6. Estimate construction job costs.
7. Select, handle, and install construction materials appropriately.
8. Finish commonly used interior and exterior materials.
9. Identify specifications, standards, and codes of construction.
10. Analyze repairs needed, prevent damage, and use restoration techniques.
11. Explore construction career choices.