Construction Technology

This specialization prepares students to work in the areas of residential and light commercial construction, millwork, furniture and cabinet construction, retail lumber, or entrepreneurial endeavors.  A bachelor’s degree in this area allows a graduate to move into positions of leadership.

For more description of these courses, visit the FHSU University Catalog.

PDF Version of Construction Technology Curriculum

General Education Program

Total Hours: 55

Core Requirements

  • TECS 110 Communication Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 120 Power, Energy, and Transportation (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 130 Production System (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 200 Engineering Graphics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 318 Introduction to CAD (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 480 Industrial Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, & Liability (2 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 495 Training & Instructional Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 499 Industrial Internship (12 Credit Hours)

Total Hours: 35

Construction Technology

  • TECS 180 Materials & Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 240 Plastic Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 280 Wood Processes (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 314 Furniture & Cabinet Construction (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 380 Materials Finishing & Testing (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 415 Construction Graphics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 420 Fluid Systems: Hydraulics & Pneumatics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 440 Maintenance & Repair of Equipment (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 475 Mechanical and Electrical Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 485 Building Construction (3 Credit Hours)

Total Hours: 30

Business Courses

  • MGT 101 Introduction to Business (3 Credit Hours)
  • ECFI 201 Principles of Economics (3 Credit Hours)
  • ACCT 203 Financial Accounting OR
    ECFI 205 Theory & Practice of Personal Finance (3 Credit Hours)

Total Hours: 9

Bachelor of Science in Technology Studies

Total Hours: 129

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