Building Construction Trades
The Associate in Applied Science degree in Building Construction Trades is a specifically designed program for building and construction trades journeypersons who have completed a formal apprenticeship program registered with the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, U.S. Department of Labor or a bona-fide program recognized by HFCC. Formal classroom-related instruction associated with the sponsored apprenticeship program will be evaluated and up to 20 hours of college credit may be granted for equivalent courses available through the College. Students seeking the degree must then complete an additional 40 credits and meet the General Education and Computer Literacy requirements of the College.
• Foreman • Project Engineer • Superintendent • Estimator
Evidence of successful completion of the apprenticeship program and documentation of the related instruction, including individual course title, course descriptions, number of contact hours earned for each course, dates of completion for each course, and grade earned (if applicable) must be presented. Approval by a designee of the Skilled Trades and Apprentiship division is required.
Required Core Courses
*Coursework is selected by the student based on his or her personal or career goals and the result of academic assessment tests, transcript evaluations, and career planning sessions. It is also suggested that students seek the recommendation of a sponsoring Trade Council.
Required Support Courses
Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Applied Science Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses for the, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Applied Science degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements when applicable.