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Building Energy Retrofit Technician O.E.

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours9
CTS122Residential Renovation, Retrofit and Repair3
CTS185Building Diagnostics and Testing3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3

Residential Light Construction O.E.

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours12
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS201Cold Climate Coastal Construction3
CTS222Building Construction I3
CTS223Building Construction II3

Drafting Technology Certificate

Certificates are programs of study designed to prepare students to secure entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Typically a certificate is 30 credits (one year).

Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours31
General Requirements10
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Oral Communication Skills
Select one from the following (3 credits):
COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication and Team Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
*Grade C or better
Computational Skills
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4
Program Requirements21
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS170Residential Design, Codes and Standards3
CTS175Introduction to AutoCAD3
CTS181Intermediate AutoCAD3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3
CTS213Engineering Graphics3
CTS252Construction Documentation3

Residential Building Science Certificate

Certificates are programs of study designed to prepare students to secure entry-level employment in their chosen field.

Typically a certificate is 30 credits (one year).

Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements10
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Oral Communication Skills
Select one from the following (3 credits)
COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication & Team Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
*Grade C or better
Computational Skills
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4
Program Requirements20
CIOSS135Using Spreadsheets in the Workplace1
CTS185Building Diagnostics and Testing3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3
CTS285Advanced Building Pressure Diagnostics3
PHYSS102Survey of Physics4
Select one from the following (3 credits):
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS222Building Construction I3
Select one from the following (3 credits):
CTS135Residential Wiring3
CTS140Residential Plumbing & Heating3
CTS230Residential Mechanical Ventilation3

Associate of Applied Science: Construction Technology

Associate degree programs are areas of study designed to prepare students academically for admission to a bachelor degree program.

Typically an associate degree program is 60 credits (two years).

Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours61
General Education Requirements16
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Select one from the following (3 credits)
ENGLS211Intermediate Composition: Writing about Literature3
ENGLS212Technical Report Writing3
Oral Communication Skills
Select one from the following (3 credits)
COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
COMMS235Small Group Communication and Team Building*3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication*3
COMMS241Public Speaking*3
*Grade C or higher
Computational Skills
MATHS105Intermediate Algebra (or higher)4
Other Skills
___S__Advisor-approved GERs*3
*Humanities, mathematics, natural sciences or social sciences
Major Requirements45
ACCTS100Recordkeeping for Small Business3
BAS166Small Business Management3
CTS100Woodworking I3
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS135Residential Wiring3
CTS140Residential Plumbing and Heating3
CTS170Residential Design, Codes, and Standards3
CTS175Introduction to AutoCAD3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3
CTS222Building Construction I3
CTS223Building Construction II3
CTS225Construction Planning & Scheduling3
CTS226Construction Estimating3
CTS230Residential Mechanical Ventilation3
___S__Advisor-approved elective3

Minor in Construction Technology

Minors are areas of study that students can use to expand the scope of their bachelor degree program (for example a student in a Art major can add a Business minor).

Typically a minor is 15 credits, it cannot be the same emphasis as the main degree program.

Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours18
CTS120Basic Construction Techniques3
CTS135Residential Wiring3
CTS201Cold Climate Construction3
CTS222Building Construction I3
CTS225Construction Planning and Scheduling3
CTS226Construction Estimating3

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

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CT Classes: Spring - 2015


CT 100
3 CR

Introduction to woodworking and woodworking machines; project construction and general finishing procedures.

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37172J01Robert Jensen
TEC125
Wednesday
6:00p - 10:45p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $587 (additional charges may apply)

Covers the most common and some uncommon home maintenance problems and repairs with an emphasis on those that should be done for Spring and Summer.

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39127J01Pete Traxler
TEC212
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
3/26 - 3/28
TEC212
Saturday
9:00a - 4:00p
3/26 - 3/28

Tuition and fees: $179 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to designing and building a residential deck. The two first weekends consist of planning, material estimating, and design instruction. The final weekend will be reserved for building a deck chosen from designs created during the previous sessions.

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39094J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC212
Saturday
9:00a - 4:00p
4/9 - 4/26
TEC139
Saturday
9:00a - 4:00p
4/9 - 4/26
TEC212
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
4/9 - 4/26
TEC139
Thu, Fri
5:30p - 8:30p
4/9 - 4/26
TEC212
Sunday
9:00a - 4:00p
4/26 - 4/26
TEC139
Sunday
9:00a - 4:00p
4/26 - 4/26

Tuition and fees: $398 (additional charges may apply)

Overview of construction hand and power tool usage, building procedures and codes, job and site planning, layout, foundation, floor wall, and roof framing methods, utilizing current construction practices.

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39128J01Justin Fantasia
TEC140
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/18
TEC139
Tue, Wed, Thu
1:30p - 5:30p
1/13 - 2/18

Tuition and fees: $637 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces the different types of gypsum drywall; uses, fastening, and finishing techniques.

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37174J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC139
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 9:15p
2/10 - 2/28
TEC140
Saturday
8:30a - 3:30p
2/10 - 2/28
TEC139
Saturday
8:30a - 3:30p
2/10 - 2/28
TEC140
Tue, Thu
6:00p - 9:15p
2/10 - 2/28

Tuition and fees: $408 (additional charges may apply)

Hands-on class on the basic electrical requirements of the National Electric Code (NEC) and local codes as they apply to planning and installing circuits in a residential dwelling. Electrical codes and safety are emphasized along with wire sizes and wiring circuit drawings.

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37159J01Stephen Davis
TEC139
Saturday
8:30a - 4:30p
1/12 - 2/7
TEC140
Saturday
8:30a - 4:30p
1/12 - 2/7
TEC139
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:15p
1/12 - 2/7
TEC140
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:15p
1/12 - 2/7

Tuition and fees: $597 (additional charges may apply)

A hands-on introduction to residential plumbing and heating. Basic drain/waste/vent (DWV), cold and hot water supply systems and an overview of heating systems are covered. Includes up-to-date materials, code requirements, system requirements and design.

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37160J01Shawn Williams
TEC140
Saturday
9:00a - 4:30p
3/2 - 4/4
TEC139
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:15p
3/2 - 4/4
TEC140
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 9:15p
3/2 - 4/4
TEC139
Saturday
9:00a - 4:30p
3/2 - 4/4

Tuition and fees: $597 (additional charges may apply)

CT 155
3 CR

Special methods in wood construction and wood finishing, emphasizing furniture and precision woodcraft.

Prerequisite: CT S100.

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39129J01Robert Jensen
TEC125
Wednesday
6:00p - 10:45p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $587 (additional charges may apply)

Develops intermediate level CADD (computer-aided design drafting) skills for architectural, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical drawings used in building construction.

Prerequisite: CT S175 or instructor permission.

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37165J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC212
Tue, Thu
4:10p - 6:10p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $572 (additional charges may apply)

Design, construction and basic building science for understanding, planning, and constructing a durable home in a cold climate. Upon satisfactory completion, this course meets the prerequisite for the State of Alaska Contractor Residential Endorsement and also for 16 continuing education credits by the State of Alaska, Division of Occupation Licensing for General Contractors with Residential Endorsement.

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37167JD1Robin Gilcrist
DISTWEB
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

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39771T01Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 8:30p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $592 (additional charges may apply)

Advanced application of mechanical, electrical, civil and structural graphic standards using AutoCAD. Orthographic projections, auxiliary views, sectional views, and dimensioning are included topics.

Corequisite: CT S181.

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38624J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC212
Wednesday
6:00p - 9:45p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $562 (additional charges may apply)

Overview of organizing and planning for on-site construction. A review of building codes, ordinances, contracts and related information as regarding scheduling and managing a project.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37170J01Pete Traxler
TEC212
Tuesday
1:00p - 4:00p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $537 (additional charges may apply)

Study and application of materials, methods, and codes of construction specifically related to wood structures. Development of details and a complete set of working drawings using AutoCad.

Corequisite: CT S181.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
37171J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC
Wednesday
2:00p - 5:45p
1/12 - 5/2

Tuition and fees: $572 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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