Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

PCC's Building Construction Technology Program has been training construction professionals for over 25 years. The unique program offers learners authentic "hands-on" training in the 7500 square foot shop facility, the 20-station computer lab, and at the two acre building site. Students may earn a one-year certificate in Building Construction Technology or a two-year degree in Building Construction Technology, Construction Management, or Design/Build Remodeling. Graduates may continue their education through the Oregon Institute of Technology's Bachelor of Operations Management Program.

For Building Construction Technology, Building Construction Management and Design/Build Remodeling

Building Construction Technology

ARCH 110
Intro to Architectural Drawing
BCT 104
Construction Math
BCT 118
Planning and Design
BCT 120
Floor Framing
BCT 121
Wall Framing
BCT 122
Roof Framing I
BCT 123
Roof Framing II
BCT 135
Residential Building Codes
BCT 204B
Const. Estimating-Residential
BCT 206
Sustainable Const. Practices
BCT 209
CAD for Constructors II
BCT 211

Design/Build Remodeling Option

Design/Build students should choose from the Building Construction Technology course listing, and see the Interior Design schedule ID 238 and Architectural Design & Drafting Schedule listing for ARCH 110.

BCT 117
Graphic Comm. for Contractors
BCT 244
Kitchen & Bath Cabinet Install

Construction Management

Construction Management students should choose from the courses listed below and from the Building Construction Technology course listing.

BCT 100
Overview of Construction
BCT 130
Construction Safety
BCT 133
Commercial Materials & Methods
BCT 136
Commercial Building Codes
BCT 207
Construction Job Costing
BCT 221
Construction Law f/Contractor
BCT 225
Construct Project Management

Cooperative Education

Students registering for cooperative education must have departmental approval. All students must contact instructors Kirk Garrison (971-722-7403) in Bldg 2/Rm 210, prior to registering for these classes.

BCT 280A
CE: Building Construction