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Institute of Applied Technology
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
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Phone: 785-628-4211
iat@fhsu.edu
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Construction Technology

This specialization includes hands-on construction and business classes. You’ll be ready to work in areas like residential and light commercial construction, millwork, furniture and cabinet construction, and home and building inspections.

With a bachelor’s degree, you’ll be on track to a leadership position. See our University Catalog for more information about these courses. Construction Technology curriculum requirements (PDF). Learn about the benefits of a degree in Applied Technology.

Program Summary
University Degree Requirements: 55 Credit Hours
Departmental Core Requirements: 35 Credit Hours
Concentration in Construction Technology: 30 Credit Hours
Business Courses: 9 Credit Hours
TOTAL: 129 Credit Hours

Departmental Core Curriculum

  • 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 Credit Hours

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 Credit Hours

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 Credit Hours

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