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Construction Associate in Science Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Construction Associate in Science Degree

The construction curriculum is designed to offer you technical and hands-on training which will prepare you for entry into the construction industry. You will build residential structures on and off campus. You will receive instruction in residential construction with an emphasis on quality construction.

The construction curriculum is designed to provide students with hands-on training strengthened with technical information that will prepare them for entry into the construction industry or for their own personal construction projects. Specialty courses are available in Plumbing and Electrical to give students a greater depth of knowledge in construction

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

First Year - First Semester Units

  • Architectural Practice l
  • Basic Residential Construction
  • Residential Construction: Foundations and Framing

First Year - Second Semester Units

  • Materials of Construction
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Residential Construction: Exterior and Interior Finish

Second Year - First Semester Units

  • Architectural Practice II
  • Roof Framing Systems
  • Residential Plumbing 1, and
  • Residential Wiring 1, or
  • Residential Wiring 1, and
  • Residential Wiring Lab 1

Second Year - Second Semester Units

  • Residential Plumbing 2, and
  • Residential Plumbing Lab 2, or
  • Residential Wiring 2, and
  • Residential Wiring Lab 2

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Construct foundation forms for a slab on grade.
  2. Correctly install vinyl windows in a newly framed residence.
  3. Correctly install and finish drywall.
  4. Install pre-hung doors.
  5. Lay out and square a building foundation.
  6. Install roof sheathing.

Career opportunities

Through hands-on training, successful completion enables you to enter into the construction industry as an advanced apprentice with masonry, framing, roofing, plumbing, and/or electrical skills.

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About this institute

Fresno City College

Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


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Contact info

Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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