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BCT – Building Construction Tech Outcomes

AAS - Construction Management AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply a basic understanding of residential and commercial construction codes, materials and methods to complete a variety of construction jobs.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Effectively apply mathematics and basic engineering principles to solve problems encountered on construction projects.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Recognize the appropriate use of natural and man-made resources in both residential and commercial construction.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate basic ability to read, interpret and generate construction documents. Demonstrate oral communication skills necessary in the construction environment.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate basic estimating, scheduling, job costing and business principles typically encountered on a construction project.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Identify safe construction practices typically used in a construction company's OSHA safety compliance program.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection

AAS - Building Construction Technology AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Correctly interpret construction documents.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply mathematics to solve problems encountered on construction projects.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate written and oral communication skills used in the construction industry.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Construct wall and roof assemblies to Oregon code.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

AAS - Design/Build Remodeling AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Correctly interpret construction documents.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply mathematics to solve problems encountered on construction projects.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Demonstrate written and oral communication used in the construction industry.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply an understanding of the NKBA standards.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Self-Reflection

ACERT - Building Construction Technology Less Than One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Use efficient and safe construction skills and techniques on construction projects.
  • Professional Competence
Use technology to automate and organize information used in construction activities.
  • Professional Competence
Employ effective and appropriate communication skills when interacting with trade associates, design associates, vendors and customers.
  • Communication
Practice effective problem solving skills.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Practice ethical standards of business conduct and professional services.
  • Professional Competence
Practice the efficient use of man made and natural resources.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility