The program has been planned to provide theoretical and classroom experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities. The Building Construction program is designed to train competent technicians capable of working with architects, engineers, contractors, building officials and others. The program will accommodate architectural drafting, construction estimators, schedulers, and supervisors, as well as persons just entering the field of construction.
Graduates of specific programs at Orange County Tech Centers and TECO may be eligible for the award of credit in specific courses in this program. For information and requirements, visit the Valencia Web site at valenciacollege.edu/asdegrees/transferagreements.cfm to view the articulation agreement. Eligible students should contact the related academic department and/or career program advisor at Valencia for the award of credit.
Students are strongly encouraged to consult a career program advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals.
Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning.
All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.