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Building Construction Technology
CIP Code:    460201

The Building Construction Technology Program addresses the technological advances in the construction industry and the training of future employees in the application of necessary skills and techniques.  This is accomplished by up-to-date instruction in equipment, methods and materials used in residential and light commercial constrution.  Included are permit requirements, blue print reading, site clearing, site layout, foundations, framing (steel and wood), insulation, sheathing, roofing, windows and doors, exterior and interior finish and cabinet construction and installation.  Special emphasis is placed on safety and the use of modern tools, materials, along with engineered prefabricated components.  Both model construction and live work are used to provide students with hands on experience.  Students in this program will participate in the CIT Student-Built House Project.  Students work in all aspects of the construction project.  At the completion of the project, the house is sold to the highest bidder.


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