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Advanced Concrete Construction Certificate
Semester Hours:  30
Effective Term: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: Industrial Construction Certificate
Corequisites: None

Program Description: The Advanced Concrete Construction Certificate prepares individuals for an advanced entry-level position in the construction field. The program focuses on advancing knowledge attained in accordance to NCCER standards for concrete. Options within the certificate allow individuals to tailor his or her career pathway with additional skillsets. This certificate is the second in a stackable certificate in advanced concrete construction.

Recommended Proficiencies: Skilled in operating hand and power tools.

Course Requirements
Program Requirements (Catalog format): Advanced Concrete
Construction Certificate
Total Credits: 30

Industrial Construction Core Requirements (15)
CRP 103 Carpentry Orientation (2)
BCT 140 Introduction to Concrete Finishing (2)

BCT 100 NCCER Core (5)*
BCT 133 Concrete (3)*
BCT 150 OSHA 30 (2)*
CRP 132 Concrete Forming (3)

Advanced Concrete Construction Core Requirements (15)
HEO 118 Forklifts, Rigging, and Hoisting Training (2)
MAT 106 Technical Math (3)
BCT 141 Concrete Finishing II (5)*
BCT 180 Communication for the Trades (3)*
BCT 296 Construction Apprenticeship (2)*

Other Requirements:
Students must earn:
-a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale;
-at least one-third of the certificate credits from CAC.

Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Program Measurable Student Learning Outcomes:
1.(Application Level) Apply OSHA regulations and safe practices to construction work sites. (CSLO 1 & 3)
2.(Application Level) Solve measurement and math related problems relevant to construction. (CSLO 1)
3.(Application Level) Perform advanced layout for concrete forming to industry specifications. (CSLO 3)
4.(Synthesis Level) Develop professional skills relevant to the construction industry, including communication, critical thinking, and teamwork. (CSLO 3 & 4)
5.(Application Level) Troubleshoot quality issue in the concrete industry. (CSLO 1, 2, 3, & 4)
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