Begin your career in the construction industry. Earn an Associate in Science degree with a Certificate of Achievement in building construction or construction inspection, while learning all phases of construction from demolition of an existing structure to grading of land to, ultimately, a turn-key situation.

Completing the degree program will qualify you to seek employment as apprentice carpenters and journey-level carpenters. Additionally, we also offer a variety of Occupational Skills Certificates to further your construction knowledge and add additional specializations to your resume.

Programs and Degrees

Certificates of Achievement

Our Certificates of Achievement give you the knowledge and training you need to enter a specialized career or enhance your skills for advancement in your job. Designated certificates (18+ units), combined with the completion of General Education coursework may also be applied to an Associate Degree to further increase your employability.

Associate in Science Degree

The AS degrees in Career Technical Education prepare you with the unique skills needed to enter a specialized career field. You may also choose to continue your studies and earn a Bachelor's degree in a related field.

When earning an AS degree in Building Construction, you will choose one of the above Certificate of Achievements as your major. In addition to the Certificate Requirements, you will need to complete the general education requirements for an AS degree.


Building Construction courses can be taken individually or as part of a planned program leading to one of our degrees or certificates. Use the links below to see full course descriptions and our current offerings.