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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 (2013-2014 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 (2013-2014 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: Fall - 2014


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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79759J01Justin Fantasia
TEC139
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
9/2 - 10/1
TEC125
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
9/2 - 10/1
TEC140
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
9/2 - 10/1

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

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
80994T01Patrick Hughes
SCHANGAR
Mon, Wed
6:00p - 8:30p
9/22 - 12/13

Tuition and fees: $607 (additional charges may apply)

Covers basic architectural drafting and residential design. Students will learn to read a set of house plans, complete a conceptual design for a house following current International Residential Codes, will understand standard building practices for a cold maritime climate, and will be aware of green building practices.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79763J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC212
Wednesday
6:00p - 9:00p
9/2 - 12/13

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

An introduction to computer aided design and drafting using the industrial standard AutoCAD software. Includes the basics of computer hardware and software, computer skills required for creating and editing drawings.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79764J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC212
Tuesday
6:00p - 9:45p
9/2 - 12/13

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.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79766J01Robin Gilcrist
TEC212
Thursday
6:00p - 9:00p
9/2 - 12/13

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

Skill development in contemporary methods of building construction.

Prerequisite: CT S120.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79767J01Justin Fantasia
TEC139
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
10/2 - 11/4
TEC125
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
10/2 - 11/4
TEC140
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
10/2 - 11/4

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

Advanced skill development in interior and exterior finish carpentry and cabinet making.

Prerequisite: CT 120.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79768J01Justin Fantasia
TEC140
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
11/5 - 12/9
TEC125
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
11/5 - 12/9
TEC139
Tue, Wed, Thu
5:30p - 9:30p
11/5 - 12/9

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

Interpretation of construction drawings and specifications; estimating overhead and profit; review of subcontractor and material suppliers' proposals.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79769J01Pete Traxler
TEC212
Friday
1:00p - 4:00p
9/2 - 12/13

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

Specifically designed to meet the needs of contractors and designers of new residential buildings to provide a comprehensive overview of the details involved in designing, installing, and commissioning residential ventilation systems. Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada, SkillTech Academy certification for Residential Ventilation Installation and 14 continuing education credits from the State of Alaska, Division of Occupational Licensing for General Contractors with a Residential Endorsement.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79808J01Pete Traxler
TEC139
Monday
1:00p - 4:00p
9/2 - 12/13
TEC140
Monday
1:00p - 4:00p
9/2 - 12/13

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

 
 

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