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Overview

Welcome to the Building Construction Technology department! Students become ready to enter the competitive construction job market as assistant superintendents, cost estimators, and construction schedulers. Students are capable of building structures and managing construction processes.

  • Students with no prior experience get an extensive hands-on curriculum, gaining knowledge and skills that prepare them for working in the construction industry. Beginning students with no construction experience will rarely be allowed waivers or substitutions for first semester courses.
  • Students who have construction experience should contact a Building Construction Technology instructor to discuss possible waivers or substitutions in the sequence of courses. A student may gain college credits if adequate experience, skill, and knowledge is exhibited via a challenge exam.

Students should ordinarily follow the Building Construction Technology recommended and required sequencing of courses. Students and ACC advisors should contact the department with any questions concerning course sequencing scheduling or full classes.

Some of the construction classes are offered at different times in different semesters (for example, during the day in the spring and in the evening in the fall), so if a particular class isn't offered at a convenient time during the upcoming semester, that may change in the future. Ask an instructor.

Be sure to visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information, including on scholarships.

New Student Admissions

Who can enroll?

You are eligible for admission if you are:

  • A high school graduate or GED recipient
  • A non-high school graduate who is at least 18 years old and can demonstrate skill proficiencies that support an ability to benefit from college-level instruction
  • A current high school student who has completed the sophomore year or a home-schooled student who has reached 16 and is academically prepared for college-level instruction

Prospective students who do not meet any of the eligibility categories listed here should contact the Admissions and Records Office director to discuss criteria for exceptional admissions standards that may apply.

How do I get started?

I still have questions

For questions about the Building Construction Technology area, first see the Frequently Asked Questions page. If that does not answer your questions, contact one of the instructors.

Online Catalog (the PDF version is also available for easy printing) - has much information about courses, admissions, academic policies, registration, the academic calendar, services for students and veterans, international students, credit transfers and more.

Early College Start - Get college credit while still in high school.

Student Help Center / Get Answers - This page has questions and answers by topic on Admissions and Records, Student Accounting, Financial Aid, Distance Learning, registration, and 1098t related questions. If your question isn't answered, the phone number and email of the Student Help Center is listed on this page.

Student Support Services - As a student at Austin Community College, your most important step toward success is taking advantage of all the college offers to support your learning. We encourage you to find out more about how we can help you choose a major, pass your classes, or connect with other college students.

Student Support programs - Take advantage of programs and services, including ACC's Learning Labs (tutoring help and more) and community resources, that provide assistance and support when you need it.

 

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