Building Construction Technology: Masonry Emphasis
Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

This associate's degree in Building Construction Technology provides students with the skills necessary for careers in masonry construction, including design, layout, estimating, and erection. Instruction will be provided in all aspects of blocklaying, bricklaying, and stone, along with the technologies of fireplace and structural masonry construction. Related courses and electives will improve the student's potential for advancement and further prepare the graduate for employment. Instruction is broad-based to expose students to all types of construction features they may find. Students learn to solve problems and accomplish multi-faceted tasks in the industry.

Program Specs

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Building Construction Technology: Masonry Emphasis
Building Construction Technology: Masonry Emphasis
Building Construction Technology: Masonry Emphasis

About the curriculum

Classes

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After graduation

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median annual wage for stonemasons was $37,350 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $22,210, and the top 10 percent earned more than $63,330.

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors 6,160 $19.39 $40,320
Building Finishing Contractors 1,770 $20.03 $41,660
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 760 $18.19 $37,840
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 520 not available not available
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers 410 $14.29 $29,720

*Statistics reported in May 2012

Transfer Procedures

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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies

Students are required to purchase their own personal tools as they progress through the program. Not all tools are required initially, and students should talk to their instructors on the first day of classes to find out which ones are required. Students who qualify for financial aid may purchase their tools through the College Store.

Uniforms and tools are available for purchase through The College Store.

Clubs & Activities

Construction Management Association (CMA)

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Penn College Construction Association (PCCA)

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Sigma Lambda Chi

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Carpentry & Construction Technology Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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